Supplier Product Quality Development Engineer

Date: 12-Aug-2019

Location: Lille Valenciennes, 59, France

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

We are looing for a Supplier Product Quality Development Engineer (H/F) to secure that Alstom Transport targets are reached through the global organization involved ( Sourcing Quality teams SQD & SQA, Engineering, Train Sub System, Sourcing,… ).

Guarantee the full deployment of Alstom Transport quality supplier strategy & Alstom Transport Way Of Working :


Product Development Validation: ensure the product quality robustness in development phase by :

  • Challenging the design on the manufacturing feasibility during Design Reviews
  • Taking into account the product Return of Experience
  • Performing the product risk analysis with the engineering team
  • Ensuring that the key characteristics are identified and consistent
  • Defining the quality requirements
  • Validating the product technical specifications
  • Preparing the supplier selection based on the suppliers capabilities, quality performance, special process qualifications and the supplier contractualization phase (clause by clause)


Supplier Industrial processes validation :

  • Manage the suppliers’ industrial processes development :
    • Supervise the supplier Process FMEA and its action plan implementation on the suppliers’ process, control plan, reports, boundary samples,…
    • Perform the processes audits to qualify the supplier process consistency (repeatability, capabilities, conformity of means and products) , perform the suppliers’ capacity audit, analyze the potential issues during the supplier production preparation phase and support the suppliers in implementing the right processes in order to respect the products quality requirements,
    • Monitor and validate the supplier production means and the critical FAI tier 2 components
    • Ensure that the parts manufactured are compliant to specifications
  • Ensure the right quality of the 1st deliveries: first batches release, manage 8D of suppliers during pre-serial phase,…
  • Promote Continuous Improvement : formalize the return of experience, share best practices


Knowledge & Experience :

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Supplier Quality Assurance , Production management, Engineering or industrial Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of Problem solving methods (8D, QRQC …) and Risk Analysis Methods (FMEA…)
  • Good technical knowledge in composite parts and composite processes (hand lay-up, infusion, thermoplastic, LRTM, SMC)
  • Good technical knowledge of the following industrial products: aluminium profiles, stainless steel and aluminium sheet metal, honeycomb, casting parts
  • 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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