Senior Operations Manager

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Date: 29-Jan-2023

Location: Ilford, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:335079 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide

Senior Operations Manager
Position ID: 335079


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Senior Operations Manager based in Ilford(London), United Kingdom.

Purpose of the role
• The Operations Manager will bring focus and leadership to the operations area;
• Will be responsible for all aspects of production performance and the establishment of strong controls and management principles at all levels;
• Creating a centre of excellence through the implementation and development of best practise;
• Ensuring that Health, Safety and Quality are kept to a high standard at all times;
• Establishing Continuous Improvement as a core component of all business processes; 
• To provide a safe working environment for all employees;
• Ensuring the delivery of all products on time, to quality and cost targets, whilst actively leading and promoting a culture of continuous improvement & inclusion



• Responsible for the planning and management of resource within a Production unit;
• Responsible for Production Unit, Health, Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost;
• To successfully achieve product output to the satisfaction of the customer, in terms of on time delivery and quality, 
at the same time meeting the cost targets of the Business;
• Liaison with support functions to ensure the objectives of the Production Unit are met;
• To promote and develop a culture of Continuous Improvement & Inclusion, ensuring best practice is considered and adopted in all Production Unit activities



• Preferred education to HND or Degree level in Engineering or Business Management or the ability to 
demonstrate same level of understanding; 
• Previous experience on a similar position;
• Excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes;
• Experience of managing people;
• Ability to develop and encourage teams - coaching and directing;
• Specialized or cross-functional knowledge/experience required: 
- Decision making on manpower planning, training & competency development, leave, annualized 
- Cost control to keep within budget/contract i.e. controllable overheads, consumables & direct 
- Leadership of Continuous Improvement within the Production Unit.
• Language skills: English at advanced/business fluent level is mandatory

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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