Life Cycle Manager

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Date: 19 Nov 2023

Location: Katowice, PL

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 419915


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Life Cycle Manager in Katowice we’re looking for?



Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your planning expertise in a new cutting-edge field.

Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with Sourcing and Supply Chain, develop obsolescence management capability in Suppliers through    use of Supplier Charter Audits and Obsolescence Management Plans.  You’ll request & validate product structures and Bills of Material for obsolescence monitoring from Product Units (Design Authority), Suppliers and other sources, and load in internal obsolescence system.


You’ll specifically take care of sharing experience & knowledge of obsolescence management with others.


We’ll look to you for:

•    Facilitate and support the development of obsolescence management plan with Product Platforms, Projects 
•    Agree obsolescence monitoring strategies for products and projects
•    Review and validate obsolescence management plans
•    Review incoming obsolescence alerts from external sources, identify necessary actions
•    Prepare periodic project/program obsolescence reports including Performance Indicators
•    Facilitate development of obsolescence solutions
•    Facilitate supplier obsolescence review meetings
•    Develop internal specific obsolescence tools and systems and use of SharePoint
•    Ensure future Alstom development takes account of obsolescence management needs
•    Participate Obsolescence Management CCN (Core Competence Network)


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 


  • Degree in engineering
  • Knowledge of electronic system design and industrialization, preferably in rail or similar  
  • 3 years’ experience in technical role in rail or similar industry 
  • Information Systems including ERP and Product Data Management
  • Good knowledge of Industrial and Supply chain processes
  • Technology watch & obsolescence management
  • Experience of hardware design
  •  English language
  • Design & industrialization of electronic equipment - Electronics and electric science related to design of electronic/electrical sub-assembly
  • IT: MS-Office (Excel, Outlook, Power point, Word) essential;
  • Collaboration & Teamwork – working with local team and with a remote network 
  • Continuous improvement – ability to innovate continuously and effectively
  • Organization and planning – good time management and delivery
  • Communication skills – international and with internal and external correspondents


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:


  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with new technology
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilize our flexible working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards to Project Management
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognizes your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, sport card).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!




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. 


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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