RAM Group Manager (f/m)

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Date: 24 Nov 2023

Location: Katowice, PL

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 420791


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, 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  RAM Group Manager in Katowice we’re looking for?




Your future role


In this role, you will report directly to the Nordics and CEE RAM Department Head and, as the RAM reference for CEE business, you will be assigned to the CEE Engineering Director to whom you will report as dotted line.
Internally, you will interface with the Projects and Programs Core teams, the Engineering Métiers (System, Hardware, Software, Verification & Validation, etc.), but also with the Cybersecurity, Safety, Tenders, Sourcing, Installation, Warranty & Maintenance teams. 
You will also be in contact with customers, suppliers and subcontractors, and with the worldwide D&IS RAM community.


You will join the Alstom Digital & Integrated Systems (D&IS) product line as RAM Group Manager to lead a team of 3 to 10 RAM engineers on the Katowice site for the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) region where R&D programs and customer projects are delivered. You will contribute to the design and the improvement of the Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Testability performance of our projects, systems and products.

The successful candidate will lead all the RAM activities from the Tender, Design and Operational phases to ensure that our solutions are reliable, maintainable and available. For this, you will ensure that the best architectures are defined to satisfy the RAM performance requirements, customer’s needs and operational conditions. You will also guarantee the implementation of a risk control for each requirement related to RAM and that reliability growth activities in projects and programs are continuously correctly implemented.

To assure the optimal performance level of our systems, you will be accountable for the main Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Testability aspects over the lifecycle phases of the solutions.


We’ll look to you for:


  • Manage a team of RAM Engineers (3 to 10 persons)
  • Implement the Alstom D&IS RAM rules, guidelines and animate the growth of the RAM discipline locally
  • Act as the Local RAM Process Correspondent for CEE region
  • Ensure the correct application of Alstom standard RAM Process, Methods, Tools
  • Manage the RAM team workload and workforce balance (skills, capacity, hiring process, etc.)
  • Develop the RAM outsourcing capabilities as needed
  • Commit to Quality Cost Delivery for Tenders, Projects and Programs RAM activities
  • Guarantee the high level of quality of the RAM activities and deliverables
  • Execute RAM activities on some tenders, programs and projects
  • Provide RAM technical expertise, review the RAM issues and support the root cause analysis process
  • Ensure internal and external Customer satisfaction and RAM acceptance.


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: 


  • Advanced University or Engineering degree is mandatory, ideally in Dependability (RAM or RAMS)
  • At least 5 years of successful experience in RAM assurance (projects and/or programs), preferably in Railway Signaling
  • Specific hands-on experience in RAM and Mastering RAM methodology and principles,
  • Experience in team management, effort estimation, ability to delegate activities and manage priorities
  • Organized, structured, and good ability to decide
  • Ability to support the team when needed and to support/elaborate plan/solution to deliver
  • Fully proficient in English and Polish.


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 meaning, making a tangible impact
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our STYLE OF 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 RAMS Department Head
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises 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!





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.


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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