Project Testing & Commissioning Manager (H/F)

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Date: 27 Feb 2024

Location: La Rochelle, 17, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:435562 


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, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Project Testing & Commissioning Manager (M/F)


Purpose of the job:

  • To get customer acceptance in due time for the given project
  • To comply with T&C Work Package QCD (Quality-Cost-Delay) commitments and EHS (Environment, Health, Safety) requirements for the given project
  • To insure REX (Return of Experience) towards platforms and site teams


Reports directly to: Site T&C Director


Main responsibilities


  • Performance measurement:
  • Customer acceptance (start of contractual warranty) in respect with contract
  • No fatality nor severe accident related to project’s activities
  • T&C Work Package QCD (to date + estimated at completion vs budget)
  • Saving action plan in the background of the yearly budget
  • Project’s solution reference library updates


  • Responsibilities:
  • Define clear and exhaustive Train  Acceptance Criteria-PrTCM.
  • Responsible for Serial Testing and Commissioning.
  • He relies on Site T&C structures to provide and manage train managers and drivers for serial testing and commissioning activities.
  • Definition of the expected vehicles configuration and quality level at the “Hand Over from Manufacturing line milestone.
  • To pronounce T&C “Go/No Go” decision, in narrow interface with PIM and PrQSM:
  • at milestone “Hand-Over from manufacturing to testing” (PC9)
  • at milestone “Hand-Over from testing to quality” (PC11)
  • Accountable of T&C contract documentation (tests programs, tests description, delivery planning, acceptance criteria, jigs and special tools, records, associated workload and workstation organization (TAKT)) based on contractual and design technical requirements.
  • To supervise the global customer acceptance performance, for the T&C scope of work, integrating components and sub-systems contributions.
  • To ensure, by early contact with Engineering with DFO, the testability of the trains/vehicles.
  • To comply with project’s T&C QCD commitments, acting as Work Package Owner, in compliance with CPR process.
  • Efficient and transparent interface with the Warranty Implementation teams working in customer’s depots
  • Ensures EHS is fully considered in project T&C scope.
  • Reports Deviations, Near-misses and Accidents.
  • To capture and report non-conformities and ensuring they are properly managed and closed, liaising with engineering, validation, RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Safety), manufacturing and site Quality.
  • To ensure REX (Return of Experience) is fully taken into account


Educational Requirements:

Mandatory: Master’s degree in engineering or equivalent

Desirable: Scholarship dedicated in Railway industry




  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Testing & Commissioning of Electrical, Control, onboard communications & network systems within process industry, railways or factory automation and minimum 2 years’ experience in Test Engineering (T&C Methods)
  • Fluent in English language



Be familiar with high-risk activities in association with Electrical work and EHS requirements


Competencies & Skills:

  • Have a good understanding of key electrical and/or mechanical processes (in particular earthing & bonding, cabling, protection and instrumentation, …)
  • Strong leadership; result-driven mindset
  • Ability to foster communications between multiple stakeholders (product engineering, manufacturing engineering, industrial functions…)
  • Ability for negotiation, problem-solving and efficient decision-making in complex environment
  • Ability to work across sites/functions in a multi-cultural environment
  • Team spirit approach and good communication skills




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 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Project Manager, Testing, Manager, Technology, Management

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