Continuous Improvement Agent

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Date: 19-Oct-2021

Location: La Pocatiere, QC, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:145181 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


Join us as Continuous Improvement Agent, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in La Pocatiere, Quebec..


Improving the operational performance of our business units is an indisputable priority for the coming years. This is a major opportunity to improve our performance and significantly reduce our total costs.  The candidate will have to see to the management of our continuous improvement program by supporting the teams through constant coaching. He will see to identify opportunities, carry out improvement projects using the most efficient tools.


Responsbilties :


  • Define, measure and analyze current processes in order to improve them: Production, production control, purchasing and inventory, logistics, quality and technical services.
  • Implementation of tools Lean manufacturing: PVA, 5S, Kanban, OEE, SMED, JIT, …
  • Prepares and conducts continuous improvement activities: Kaizen, 3P, etc.
  • Assists, prepares and organizes training activities related to team or individual development in order to achieve business objectives.
  • Promotes continuous improvement. Influence colleagues and the management team by questioning or benchmarking existing activities.
  • Organizational Specifications.


Qualification :


  • Degree in industrial Engineering, in operation management or equivalent.
  • Specific trainning Six Sigma, black belt trainning (an asset).
  • Five (5) years, including a strong experience in continuous improvement,lean manufacturing, Optimisation.
  • Good knowledge of English.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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