Program Development Quality & Safety Manager- PQSM

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Date: 23-Jul-2022

Location: Haessleholm, Sweden

Company: Alstom

Req ID:218306 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Program Development Quality & Safety Manager- PQSM in Haessleholm, SWEDEN




  • Establish the Program Quality plan (including SW) and ensure the proper application during program execution in accordance to the solution requirements or project gap, and to the Alstom processes
  • Make sure that DR and Peer Review and Phase review are well prepared and support GR process,
  • Makes sure that Engineering and Safety standards are well known and applied: Alert in case of deviation and Manage corrective actions when necessary, propose improvements when relevant; 
  • Support improvement of engineering processes with the return of experience with site process correspondent network 
  • To assure quality of engineering Supplier (engineering sub-contractors) and link with SPQD/Industrial Quality 
  • Program execution controls
  • Support the program teams to prepare gate reviews & follow up related action plans and valid expected maturity status; 
  • Manage System Engineering/SW/HW quality assurance activities; 
  • Manage process adherence inspection to demonstrate program adherence and manage process waiver ; 
  • Realize the quality task needed for System/SW/HW development and V&V activities including sub-contracted activities;  
  • Realize the safety review, the chapter 2 of the safety case and the delivery review according Alstom Safety standard;  
  • Realize safety authorization for direct product sales (no project) 
  • Control program deliverables compliance through inspection or delivery review that authorize delivery to program customer
  • Report quality and safety alerts and ensure REX process within the program
  • Measure and improve program quality performance:
  • Manage Non-conformities and Safety issues and facilitate problem solving related to ADM product portfolio that are used by project in execution phase to reduce the costs of non-quality (8D, REX and standards evolution)
  • To ensure analysis of Quality Engineering KPIs is done during program execution, and propose action plans for improvement when necessary.
  • Depending on local organization, PQSM could also oversee some SPQD activities to follow /audit of supplier making development for program (mainly COS) ; In some sites/countries/regions, the PQSM position is merged with the PrQSM position. In some sites the PQSM manages mainly SW component;


  •  MASTER degree in Engineering (electromechanical, sw , digital system electrica) or equivalent 
  • Knowledge of railway industry (norms, certifications…) and V&V and Safety  would be an asset
  • 1 years of experience in managing Quality tools and problem-solving tools.
  • Desirable:
    • SW development, M&T for digital development 
    • Strong project mgnt skills for information solution
    • Awareness on Processes and Products delivered in the program, 
  • Fluent in English
  • Desirable:
    • Experience in Quality / audit are appreciated
    • Quality 2.0 approach /quality in agile development
  • Rigor, Communication, knowledge of Quality standard (ISO9001, IRIS, CMMI, ECM,.) and quality tools
  • Experience in operational activities and in documentation management
  • Collaboration and team working,    

Capability to Influence toward excellence and continuous improvement




We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.





Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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