Shift Production Manager (Ilford, Lotrain)

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Date: 13-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:361143 

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.

We are looking for a Shift Production Manager in London(Ilford, Lotrain), United Kingdom.



  • Responsible for the day to day operation of the project with the aim of (a)  leading and developing a positive culture and working environment that drives attitudes and behaviours to support and continuously develop the overall project strategy for improvements to Safety, Quality Cost and Delivery (b) ensuring the Units are maintained in compliance with the maintenance plan, manuals and in a safe and efficient manner and (c) providing Rail for London with a world class passenger service operations.
  • To achieve this, the Shift Production Manager will manage production team, supporting delivery and completion of planned/unplanned maintenance and component exchange programs, providing technical and planning support to the operator. 

Maintenance Services:

  • Responsible for the presentation of Units in meeting the required entry times and entry points in accordance with the Train Plan Parameters, Train Plan, and the Preparation, Presentation & Hand-back procedure.
  • Responsible for delivering the maintenance of each Unit, Vehicle and Equipment in accordance with the Maintenance Plan, Manuals, maintenance procedures and general requirements of the Maintenance Services.
  • Ensure all repairs are undertaken in accordance with the relevant Manuals and the Maintenance Plan.
  • Ensure all fault finding has been undertaken with a high degree of due diligence to mitigate any repeat occurrence of the fault.
  • Undertake any Additional Services to a Unit, such as damage and vandalism.


  • Set demanding and realistic production goals through sustained effort to exceed performance targets. Self-driven to drive the Production function to deliver the Maintenance Services to deliver on time and to cost.
  • Develop strong relationships with the Project Team departments in delivering all management plans.
  • Provide strong team leadership through supporting the team, maintain effective working relationships, provide constructive feedback to team members and keep all staff informed through briefs, toolbox talks and appraisals.

Depot Operations Plan:

  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of Ilford/Seven Kings Depot complies with the Depot Operations Plan with respect to:
  • All safety critical arrangements are in place to safeguard staff
  • Train movements by Bombardier staff on the depot complies with the Depot Unit Movement Management Plan and depot protection arrangements in Ilford depot
  • All rules for pedestrians, vehicles, staff and contractors are adhered to
  • Responsible for fault and incident reporting for related incidents, near misses and accidents at either Seven Kings/Ilford Depots or Outstations.
  • Ensure all Maintenance Services and Production activities are carried out in accordance with procedures, manuals, handbooks and instructions.

Depot Safety Management System:

  • Responsible for the health and safety of the Production activities ensuring all risks are controlled to ensure a safe working environment for all staff and contractors.
  • The risks to be controlled include workplace risks, plant & equipment use, noise, pressure equipment, slips & trips, working at height, workplace transport, workers risks, harmful substances, manual handling, personal protective equipment, vibration and confined spaces. Other risks to control include control of contractors and change management


Off Site Maintenance Plan

Responsible for the any Maintenance and fault finding Services at outstations



  • Management degree and or experience (ILM Level 3 or equivalent would also be an advantage).
  • Strong project management and communications skills,
  • Good understanding of mechanical and electrical principles,
  • Computer literate.
  • Good understanding of English language (written and verbal)
  • People Engagement & Management  
  • Relevant experience and track record (in a similar environment, i.e.: 24 hours, 7 days a week service industry).
  • Experience of managing a team and accountable for all people management activities including absence management, appraisals, discipline and grievances.
  • Experience of leading, coaching and & motivating a team to achieve individual & departmental development
  • Experience of train maintenance (hands one, supervision/management) is beneficial.
  • Experience of working in a pressured and fast-paced environment
  • Experienced in using problem solving, Continuous Improvement techniques from investigation to resolution

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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