Design For Operation Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: 09-Nov-2022

Location: Mannheim, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:295361 

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



   Design For Operation Manager (m/f/d), Mannheim, Germany



If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Design For Operation Manager (m/f/d) at our site in Mannheim, Germany

The Design for Operation Manager is responsible for train level co development fulfilling project QCD objectives and final assembly industrial performance. Functionally reporting to the chief development, he will ensure structured integration between product engineering (at both train and Subsystem-level) and manufacturing engineering to deliver a consistent product x process definition




With relevant train level technical stakeholders (Subsystem managers, Train Architecture, manufacturing engineering):

  • Define and ensure implementation of applicable industrial requirements (DME, T&C, SC and Maintenance)  and standards (e.g. PRIDS, SML/SMP …)
  • Contribute to definition and implementation of project industrial objectives (e.g. Method time)
  • Contribute to detailed implementation of project Make or Buy strategy (e.g. primary parts)
  • Organize and coordinate co-engineering activities (e.g. BoM, zone/mountings analysis & optimization…) until CGR
  • Supports and contribute to mounting reviews (FMR, SMR) and associated product x process evolutions until GSR
  • Supports and contribute to detailed industrialization (e.g. work instructions, control plans) until GSR
  • Define macro industrial process (LGR to PGR): layout, workstations, resources & skills, jigs and tools, logistic flows…
  • Supports detailed industrial process definition (PGR to GSR)
  • Facilitate dialogue between functions and stakeholders for industrialization topics

With chief development and project management stakeholders :

  • Implement allocated project requirements and objectives
  • Reports on status, risks, opportunities and issues

With sites and métiers (e.g. engineering, manufacturing): interact with sites and métiers to secure project delivery (e.g. resources, expertises) 




Educational Requirements:

  • Engineering or master`s degree level education, preferably in manufacturing, mechanical, electrical or supply chain disciplines.   



  • Around 10 years of experience in industrial operations including experiences at project level.
  • Extensive knowledge of concurrent engineering approaches + strong technical backround encompassing both manufacturing and product development/management


Competencies & Skills:

  • Strong leadership; result-driven mindset
  • Ability to foster communications between multiple stakeholders (product engineering, manufacturing engineering, industrial functions...)
  • Ability for negotiation, problem-solving and efficient decision-making in complex environment
  • Ability to work across sites/functions in a multi-cultural environment
  • Team spirit approach and good communication skills
  • English fluent and German fluent




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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