Depot Manager - Fuencarral - ATEINSA

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Date: 29-Sep-2021

Location: MADRID, M, Spain

Company: Alstom


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Job Title: Depot Manager - Fuencarral - ATEINSA


Duration: Permanent


Main location: Fuencarral


Purpose of the job:

  • Manage the depot operations team to meet the objectives established by the management. 
  • Ensure that the operational targets, quality standards and safety requirements are achieved through the efficient management of resources.
  • Support for the management of technical activities, based on the objectives of SQCD and contractual indicators, lead the team through continuous improvement plan, follow up of the correct development and application of the Maintenance Plan and contribute to the achievement of customer satisfaction. 


Networks & links

Internal: Logistics / Sourcing / Engineering / Quality / Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)    

External: Customer (Ouigo) and other maintainers 



  • Manage the depot operations team according to the following guidelines
  • Provide the depot with all the necessary resources to execute the maintenance plan and corrective activities.
  • Manage the depot operations team schedule.
  • Transmit to the depot operations team the standard maintenance processes with the established quality.
  •  Monitor and control depot operations team output (SQCD KPI´s) on a shift-by-shift basis and day-by-day basis.
  • Manage the needs of the depot with the rest of the ATEINSA organization. 
  • Manage the improvement proposals of the depot operations team.
  • Promote and apply Continuous Improvement culture in the depot operations team.
  • Ensure the overall management and development of team members.
  • Ensure a comfortable work environment and develop opportunities for personal and professional growth for all team members.
  • Ensure that all the depot operations team members use the company tools: GSI, SES, ALPS, SNOW, etc.
  • Contribute to the team's effort to achieve results if necessary.
  • Comply with Quality, Environmental, Safety and Occupational health regulations.
  •  Safety: notify incidents / near misses that affect Railway Safety to its hierarchical superior and EHS managers; realization of monthly IGP´s and VOS; realization and participation in accident investigation; proposal of measures to improve the safety in the depot.


Performance Measurement


  • Contractual indicators assigned to their responsibility. Mainly focus on Availability & Reliability.
  • Objectives established annually according to compliance with performance indicators for standard works and compliance with contractual objectives.
  • ATEINSA operations team KPI’s.
  •  Customer survey satisfaction.


Educational Requirements

Mandatory: Professional Education in Railway Maintenance with at least 15 years of experience in railway maintenance, including a minimum of 5 years as a Maintenance Engineer 

Desirable: Master's degree in Industrial Engineering or similar (Electrical, Electronical o Mechanical Engineering) 


Required Knowledge / Experience


  • If with a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering or similar: minimum of 10 years of experience in industrial maintenance (mechanical/electrical), including at least 5 years in railway industry (preferably within a maintenance environment)
  • If with a Professional Education in Railway Maintenance: at least 15 years of experience in railway maintenance, including a minimum of 5 years as a Maintenance Engineer
  • Valuable experience in a position with responsibility in the management of people and work teams.



  • Fluency in English (mandatory)
  • Ability to make decisions and sense of urgency (sets priorities and reacts immediately when confronted with a problem)
  • Proactivity in proposing solutions, capable of managing multiple / high-priority assignments
  • Flexibility and adaptability (ability to evaluate alternative ways of achieving objectives)
  • Critical thinking and good judgement 
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills (must be able to communicate on all levels)
  •  Ability to be innovative and detail-oriented, experienced in highly visible projects
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret research data for reports 
  •  Ability to manage effectively and meet firm deadlines
  •  Knowledge of general tools: Office suite in advance level 
  • Knowledge of Process Improvement 
  • Knowledge in SAP ERP system - user level


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


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