Engineering Group Leader - CoE Interiors

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Date: 02-Jun-2021

Location: Lille Valenciennes, 59, France

Company: Alstom

ALSTOM  (Turnover: €6 Billion)  is a leading company in  railway  business,  with  32,700  people  in  over  60 countries.  Alstom  develops,  delivers  and  maintains railway systems that meet daily the new challenges of smarter  mobility.  Alstom  designs  sustainable  and integrated  rail  solutions  which  are  technically, economically and environmentally efficient. Alstom  Center  of  Excellence  Interiors  provides  a global expertise in the design & supply of interiors for railway business.It  is  localized  nearby  Valenciennes  site,  a  plant specialized  in  the  design,  development, manufacturing  and  testing  of  Rolling  Stocks  (1200 pers.)

The Role:
-Reporting to the Engineering Manager of the Center of Excellence Interiors, based in Alstom Petite-Foret site.
-Managing a team of Lead Engineers and CAD Engineers and continuously developing them.
-Is the Technical responsible of one or several complete projects for different Alstom sites, managing the Technical Development of trains’
interiors solutions.
-Supporting Lead engineers in their Technical relationship with the customer and the suppliers.
-Working in a Multi-cultural and multi métiers environment.

The Key Responsibilities:
-Manage the Engineering Planning and budget of his/her projects.
-Validate the concepts and definitions of the technical solutions by making sure that the Design Reviews are efficiently held.
-Ensure the quality and on time delivery of the Engineering deliverables.
-Promote Design to cost, Design to planning, Design to quality and Design to manufacturing solutions.
-Is a Technical referent within the Center of Excellence Interiors.

The Performance Measurements:
-Design Reviews Go on Time.
-Technical Deliverables On Time In Full.
-Number of modification after Design Freeze.
-Engineering expenses within the allocated budget.
-Manage the competencies ‘growth of Lead Engineer.

The Job Specifications:
-Minimum 7-8 years’ experience in Interiors in Railway industry.
-Strong technical knowledge in passenger interiors or cab fitting or front end.
-Experience in project management within Railway industry with strong Time Management skills.
-Strong knowledge of interiors ‘parts costs.
-Experience in engineering team management.
-Mechanical engineering background.
-Able to work in an international, multi-sites and matrix organization.
-Good Communication and interpersonal skills.
-English written and spoken mandatory.


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