Human Resource Manager

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Date: 30-Jan-2023

Location: Hornell, NY, US

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  We are a global leader in the transportation sector, in the digital age. As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €8.1 billion and booked €12.1 billion of orders in the 2018/19 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 70 countries and employs 75,000 people. Visit to learn more about our business.

Human Resources Manager



Counselling Business on HR topics

  • She/He will be proximate to the business – both line managers and employees, in order to understand their issues and prepare HR actions to address them
  • Understand and prioritise business needs, and translate them into HR actions, and then deliver
  • Implement Business / Corporate/Group HR strategy as applies to the Region / Globally
  • Ensure that all policy and rules are followed according to the Delegation of Authority
  • Advice, support and influence management on all HR related issues, policies and processes.
  • Deploy ALPS/ HRIS, and assure sustainability of accuracy of data, and develop and use metrics to measure HR performances, including introducing tools for new countries at appropriate time with support from P&T
  • Assure good Industrial Relations with unions and social partners in the country/scope
  • Supervise, lead local HR to deliver day to day operational support (People process, data accuracy, EHS policy)
  • Facilitate the budget process for his/her scope and is accountable for his/her budget

Recruitment :

  • Ensure project staffing and site HR support are secured on time.
  • Prepare manpower/workforce planning as solid base for recruitment, and create succession plans, and assure enough anticipation and effective implementation;
  • With the team, build a good base for sourcing of candidates, including internal candidates, and build relations with recruitment agencies;
  • Personally interview for key positions in area of responsibility, recommend whether to employ, and decision on salary & employment conditions. Influence line managers as necessary;
  • Makes sure the process of induction and probationary period is performed.

Total Rewards:

  • Work closely with C&B and HRD to develop appropriate policies and practices and to align Alstom practices with evolution of market;
  • Assure implementation of annual salary review and STI/bonus payments on time;
  • Follow-up of the incentive schemes set up by the Company;
  • Assure job grading is maintained up-to-date, and develop at the appropriate time for new countries, supported by C&B;
  • Highlight any C&B issues to HRD and Management.


  • Build managers’ ownership of the management of their people, including coaching at a senior level;
  • Implement the Alstom performance management system;
  • Prepare & manage the annual People Review, including development plans and ensure feedback to individuals;
  • Define and implement the development activities appropriate to each individual;
  • Define and implement training programs, and measure their efficiency;
  • Be the trainer of key training programs, such as PMTD (Performance Management and Talent Development);  


Performance measurements:   

  • Timely fulfilment of People Management Cycle (PMC) of relevant communities
  • Implementation of high quality and cost effectiveness collective development plan for the community
  • Recruitment, retention of high performers and key/critical positions
  • Adherence to the budget (HC & Cost)
  • Feedback from stakeholders   

Educational Requirements


University degree, majoring in human resources, psychology, business studies, social science or economy


  • MBA  with specialization in HR Organization Development
  • Certificate or diploma in business analysis



  • 3 to 5 years HR experience in a similar industry/environment
  • Generalist HR management experience covering all areas of HR management practice.
  • Influence and resilience  within a matrix organization structure
  • Professional expertise in employment law issues, redundancies,  payroll and employee relations
  • Fluent in the English language, written and spoke


  • Experience of HR operational aspects (Talent availability, Salary & Benefit, Legal/Labour Compliance, Income Tax, Social Context)

Competencies & Skills  

  • Organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills  with transparency , Influencing and Persuasion skills
  • Business acumen , being able to understand company finances, resourcing and the ultimate aims of the business is important
  • Confident and at ease sharing opinions and expertise
  • Intercultural awareness
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Management skills
  • Able to handle conflict/ crucial conversation
  • Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • Ability to manage time and projects effectively.



An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


Alstom abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please note this in our online application.


Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.  


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