Leadership Site Program / Trainee

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Date: 15-Jan-2023

Location: Hornell, NY, US

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.



Leadership Site Program / Trainee


Alstom is seeking recent Engineering Graduates that are interested in a 24 months accelerated operations leadership program. The program is designed to have 4 rotations of 6 months each in different functions, 2 of the rotational functions will be mandatory and 2 chosen by the selected individual. At the completion of the program the desire would be that Alstom and the individual will align on an Alstom need and the individual’s desired function / position.


Leadership Program members have the opportunity to learn the entire supply chain, state of-the-art methods of manufacturing, sourcing, and to be exposed to environment, health, and safety technical and business aspects within a business through structured course work and practical application.
Coursework includes: Supply Chain Management, LEAN Manufacturing Operations, Environmental Health and Safety, Project Management, Negotiation Skills and Business Acumen (program to include coursework of sorts to be discussed/determined).
Alstom's focus on process integration, from design through manufacturing, has been critical to meeting our customers' expectations. This program is designed to successfully integrate manufacturing with other key processes in Alstom.
The experience gained during the rotational assignments positions Leadership Program members for accelerated career growth.


  • Manufacturing Shop Operations Supervisor (leading a manufacturing team in the production of products)
  • Project Management (manage commercial projects to ensure efficient and timely delivery to customers)


Choose 2

  • Sourcing (managing suppliers to improve product quality and negotiate price)
  • Supply Chain (logistics engineering, planning, procurement)
  • Environment, Health & Safety (EHS support to site operations, oversight of Alstom operations for work at Customer sites, and supporting EHS in a region or concentrating in a particular EHS media).

Technical Content

  • Lean Leader
  • Process and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Configuration Control
  • Quality
  • Test
Basic Qualifications
4 years of Engineering or related degree
GPA greater than or equal to 3.0/4.0
Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
Green Belt Certification (preferred, but required by end of program)
Prior intern or research experience in engineering or manufacturing (preferred)




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 the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide 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 contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at careers.us@alstom.com (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  




Job Type: Graduate Job

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