Test Manager

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Date: 09-Aug-2019

Location: Hornell, NY, United States

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.



Job Title:  Test Manager




  • Ensure schedules are achieved, working directly with manufacturing, scheduling, engineering, quality, customer, and supplier representatives as required
  • Responsible to order test supplies for daily activities, and verify/sign timesheets of technicians
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge and experience with the use of computers, digital multi-meters, chart recorders, oscilloscopes, pneumatic/hydraulic gauges and various other test equipment is required
  • Generate and/or update Test Procedures working with engineering and suppliers
  • Understand and apply all applicable ALSTOM Safety Procedures located on the PRISMA database and make sure they are followed by employees
  • Assist in the design and assembly of test equipment for various programs/contracts
  • Insure technicians have all necessary technical information and tools to perform tasks
  • Assign technicians to contracts, insuring proper distribution of technical skills
  • Assist in the go/no go decisions on vehicles/products for shipment
  • May also test, make adjustments on, and troubleshoot rail vehicles and/or assemblies prior to product delivery to the end customer
  • Manage the overhead budget
  • Maintain test facilities and operations.  Maintain controls for all contracts
  • Design and/or obtain test equipment
  • Manage and responsible for the test budget on each project
  • Manage the learning curves and optimize the test hours on each project




Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field, Electrical Engineering preferred, or combination of applicable experience and education.


Experience:  Minimum of 5 years experience within Test related fields/positions





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: Experienced

Job Segment: Manager, Database, Testing, Management, Technology

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