Obsolescence engineer

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Date: 20-Jul-2022

Location: Madrid, Spain

Company: Alstom



We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 34 500 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

*Position: Obsolescence engineer

*Duration: Permanent

*Location: Madrid

*Purpose of the Job:

Implement and Manage Obsolescence for all the projects of the Regional Center, during Design & Build and Operation & Maintenance phases.

Organisation Structure

Services Alstom Digital Mobility, System & Infrastructure

Organisational Reporting

Services technical management (Operational Performance & Service engineering Team)

Key Network and Links

Services Platform, Maintenance, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Tender, ILS, Project Engineering, Project Management, Quality, Finance.

*Performance Measurement

KPI 1: Strategic inventory level

KPI 2: Obsolescence Alerts closed in due time

KPI 3: Obsolescence Management Plan status


Ensure the Suppliers obsolescence chart implementation in coordination with:

  • Sourcing
  • Tenders

Check the Project Obsolescence Plans, ensure consistency and application.

Manage Obsolescence issues and define action plans in coordination with:

  • Design Authority (for all the solutions implemented in the Regional Center)
  • Projects & programs.
  • Platforms (DIS product lines & Services)

Ensure the monitoring reporting implementation in coordination with:

  • Supply Chain (PrIDM)
  • Sourcing
  • Obsolescence Platform - CCSS (Central Component Shared Service)

Organize and Lead the Local Obsolescence Steering Committee (Engineering, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Process Correspondent) for Obsolescence Treatment

Participate to the Central Obsolescence Steering Committee (Services ADM Platorm - Operational Performance) for Obsolescence strategy follow-up

Key User for TOMSYS (Transport Obsolescence Management SYStem) tool

*Specific Technical Knowledge

At least 5 years of experience in Management related to Services and/or Engineering activities with the transport sector.

Basic knowledge about electrical and electronic component technology

Analytical skills, Teamwork, Accountability, Accuracy, Sense of urgency.

*Other requirements

  • Driving license B1
  • Fluent in Spanish and English. French is a plus

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.



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