Methods Manager

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Date: 21 May 2023

Location: La Pocatiere, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:414337 

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 Methods Manager, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in La Pocatiere,Quebec.


For nearly 50 years, the La Pocatière site, a historic factory inherited from Bombardier Transport, has been a major player in the Quebec economy. The plant produces rail vehicles for passenger transport and is a center of excellence in the manufacture of stainless steel rolling stock.



  • Provides leadership and direction within his team. Ensures adherence to engineering processes to deliver high quality designs that meet customer schedule and expectations.
  • Remains in close contact with staff on the status of their work. Keeps track of their progress and adherence to budgeted hours through task scheduling. Develops action plans and coordinates resources to respond or resolve issues as needed.
  • Ensures the team is focused on meeting financial requirements, on schedule, and using the best techniques for the projects they are responsible for.
  • Develop team members to reach their full potential and maximum contributions. Creates and implements improvement forecasts for employee skills, motivation, and engagement. Management and development of relevant skills (workforce planning, performance management, career development, succession planning and recruitment).
  • Optimizes communication and relationships with customers and other functions. Continuous optimization of processes / tools / behaviors considering business requirements, customer needs, technical innovations, and new market conditions.



Qualifications and functional knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree or DEC in mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Perfect command of French and English
  • Management experience in the manufacturing sector

Technical skills

  • Excellent communicator and teamwork
  • Knowledge of the Office suite
  • Knowledge of welding is an asset
  • Available to travel

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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