Incoming Inspection 3PL

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Date: 12-Aug-2022

Location: Hornell, NY, United States

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.

Incoming Inspection 3PL


Purpose of the Job:

  • Works autonomously on incoming inspectors 3PL warehouse
  • She/He will be in charge of Inspection of purchased part / product
  • Reporting of defects & ensure product compliance (check after rework)
  • Performs Inventory purge activities


Main Responsibilities:

The Incoming inspection at 3PL external warehouse ensures the compliance of purchased products and parts delivered to the ALSTOM facilities.

He / She will lead the activity by performing inspections, checks, tests, and sampling procedures according to the applicable instructions on products having been delivered by suppliers before their use in production.


Accountabilities & Authorities:

  • Incoming Inspection team performance KPI 
  • Attends internal meetings (MRB & Critical topics) 
  • Perform inspections according to Incoming Control Plan
  • Accept or Reject products as defined in the inspection instruction/ checklist
  • Records inspection results in the digital tools as required
  • Accurately document NCR when applicable with clear characterization and prepare the notification in the ERP system (ex GSI)
  • Control the correct calibration of critical equipment's and instrumentations used in the inspections.
  • Maintain all controlled document files and test records in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist in the writing and updating inspection procedures, protocol and checklists.
  • Works with industrial teams and supplier quality team to alert on risks of missing parts due to defects
  • Reports to the SQA Incoming referent the synthesis of inspection results, including KPIs


Performance measurements:

  • Inspection method time adherence.
  • Defect characterization
  • NCRs control, records, follow-up and conclusion
  • Level of escapes to production line


Educational Requirements 

  • Associates Degree or technical Major is preferred but it's not mandatory
  • Must be able to read drawings / specifications and familiar with a variety of test equipment
  • Qualified on special process of his/her scope of work
  • Railway experience a "plus"



  • Previews experience incoming inspections, doing inspections
  • Awareness on processes and products delivered in the project
  • Experience within manufacturing industry



  • Quality inspection experience within manufacturing industry
  • Experience in Quality / audit are appreciated


Competencies & Skills

  • Good skills of organization, control, inspection, communication and follow-up required
  • Knowledge of Quality standard (ISO9001, IRIS, CMMI, …) and quality tools
  • Experience in operational activities, in documentation management & collaboration and team working





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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