Domain Leader - Brake System

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Date: 15 Jul 2024

Location: Hyderabad, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:451314 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.




Job Title (Job Code):

EN-SR-01: Train System Domain Leader (TSDL)


The Train System Domain Leader, acting as a deputy of the Train System Metier Manager (EN-SR-00):

  • Manages a sub-set of the TS metier team activities in accordance with QCD commitments on the project(s)/program(s) allocated to the Site
  • Ensures the deployment of Alstom Transport QMS and corresponding Engineering instructions inside the team
  • He/she supports consistent development of competencies inside the team required for this domain, following the right methodologies and tools.
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement of the TS Metier in collaboration with the Train System Site Metier Manager


Organisation structure (job belongs to...)

Train System

Reports directly to (N+1):

Train System Metier Manager - EN-SR-00

Other reporting to:


Direct reports (N-1):

Any Job Code within Train System organization (site or TSO)

Network & Links


  • Train Project Managers and Engineers (TS, TD, TC, TE, RAMS, Transverse disciplines, Validation…)
  • Engineering Metier Leaders (TS, TD, TC, TE, RAMS, Transverse disciplines, Validation)
  • (Metier & Project) System Engineers (SE) and Sub-System Engineers (SSE)
  • Integrating & Component Development Sites: Site managers counterparts
  • Site MD, HR Department, Quality Department, Procurement actors


  • Customer technical representatives




Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • Global workload management of his/her team: Capacity = workload ± 10%
  • Workforce staffing ramp-up at project start up: (Capacity = workload) at T0 + 1 month
  • Level of application of standard process & tools :100% standard process & tools applied
  • Return of Experience (REX) management between projects: ZERO missing REX between projects


Accountable for:

  • Supporting the team in the resolution of issues in particular those involving other stakeholders (internal or external) and to support them in the definition of priorities.
  • Ensuring the design reviews are prepared and documented as per the project/program schedule and to follow-up the main open actions.
  • Managing the development of the team to ensure the adequacy of the capacity vs workload vs skills with the support of the Site TS metier manager.
  • Ensuring adequate team resources are appointed to the projects/programs/tenders allocated to the Site.
  • Supporting Site TS metier manager for the forecast of the Site workload, based on hypotheses provided by the workload manager and identifying necessary resources to secure project QCD commitments.
  • Ensuring the Alstom Transport/Engineering rules & processes are understood and applied inside the team
  • Reporting on the progress of team activities and alert the site metier manager in case of issue potentially impacting the achievement of the QCD commitment.
  • Being a pro-active contributor to the improvement of the TS Metier rules and practices in collaboration with site metier manager and central metier team

Responsible for:

  • According to the Site team size and workload, taking the role of TPM (PM2020) / TSE (not PM2020) / SE on one project or tender.
  • Applying and follow-up the People Management Cycle on time for the team according to N+1 and HR instructions
  • Having a pro-active challenging view on the overall Train system studies performed by the team to enhance their adequacy/consistency and compliance the applicable instructions and guidelines.  
  • Providing feedback on the application of the Train System processes


Educational Requirements


  • Engineer degree or Master of engineering from University or Engineer school





  • Experience of 5+ years in Train engineering
  • Experience in Train development project (previously TPM/TSE or SE for different scopes) at least for 3 projects
  • Experience of 3+ years team management



Competencies & Skills

  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills
  • Customer Focus / Management skills
  • Structured and organised with Hand-on approach
  • Fluent in English and national language on the site


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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