Fleet Maintenance Planner

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Date: 26-Nov-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Alstom


Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 




The purpose of this role is to create all maintenance and planning schedules.


The Planning produces the daily maintenance schedule ensuring that all concerned parties have full visibility of Alstom’s maintenance requirements for the next 14 days. Planning the daily maintenance schedule to include Exams, UAT, Wheel Turning, Defects, Modifications, etc. to ensure Alstom runs a fleet that stays within maintenance mileage tolerances within the agreed limits. The role will closely monitor the fleet mileage and condition status, with particular reference to the identification of defects and potential defects. It will be responsible for planning resources and materials to increase depot efficiencies:


  • Increasing ownership and accountability.
  • Improving efficiencies.
  • Creating a Continuous Improvement team culture.
  • Meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Demonstrate improvements in all aspects of Services Execution.
  • Active electronic data wall.
  • Forecasting & Developing balance Maintenance Regimes.
  • Reviewing depot designs and throughput optimization.


The Planning Manager liaises with a wide range of both internal and external stakeholders to facilitate all plans ensuring successful delivery to time, cost, and quality.


This role is part of a team that will encompass all aspects of maintenance including heavy maintenance, exams, defects, etc. Therefore, ensuring that the maintenance plans are robust and that the necessary resources, facilities, and materials are available and allocated to deliver the plan.  This role will drive and monitor Production in the delivery of the plan, and systematically review performance.


This role will develop the necessary tools, techniques, and governance processes to ensure that the planning function is sufficiently robust. Thereby capturing all elements of the fleet which drive availability and that a comprehensive condition status of the fleet is compiled, maintained, and utilized in the planning process.  This fleet status shall be used to proactively monitor each unit’s condition and subsequently manage the plan, and the unit workload and provide reports to the customer.


This role will also be accountable for planning the workload for the outstations and managing the train diagramming process effectively to ensure that the units are delivered at the required locations.   






Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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