Electronic components obsolescence management Engineer

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Date: 14 Feb 2024

Location: Lyon, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:436054 


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.



The position is integrated into the Digital and Integrated Systems (D&IS) organization, in charge of designing and delivering intelligent solutions for railway applications



Within the D&IS France Industrialisation department, you are in charge of coordinating the actions of all stakeholders (design, industrialisation, purchasing, supply-chain, etc.) contributing to the treatment and monitoring of electronic components obsolescence to ensure the continuity of productions and repairs.

These actions are of two kinds:

  • Before component obsolescence announcements: ensure the implementation of monitoring and anticipation actions at product design level (internal or external designs)
  • In case of obsolescence announcement: ensure analysis and processing by all stakeholders, defining and managing the treatment schedule



Manage the obsolescence committee on your product portfolio

  • Ensure the processing of all obsolescence alerts for any impacted products
  • Coordinate engineering, industrial and supply-chain actions
  • Challenge product lines to limit inventory value of obsolete components
  • Manage and present the obsolescence strategy at management level


Manage obsolete inventories :

  • Monitor reservations and consumption
  • Modelize stock flows and anticipate risks of breakdowns
  • In connection with Purchasing, manage actions to buy or resell obsolete components
  • Monitor by KPI and be part of a continuous improvement process


Define methods of stock monitoring and optimization:

  • Ensure a synthetic analysis and feedback of the evolution of stocks and their use
  • Ensure data quality and consistency
  • Optimize inventory and relationship management with our subcontractors and suppliers



  • General engineer
  • Experience in Industrial Operations, Industrialization or Supply Chain in the field of electronics
  • Competencies in:
    • Functional management of multidisciplinary teams
    • Data management and reporting
  • English read, written, spoken
  • Leadership, autonomy, agility and the ability to evolve in a complex environment



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.

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