Program Development Quality & Safety Manager - PQSM (m/f/d)

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Date: 03-May-2023

Location: Mannheim, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:410857 

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, customized 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.



If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Program Development Quality & Safety Manager - PQSM (m/f/d) in Mannheim, Germany. 


As a Program Development Quality & Safety Manager (m/f/d) (HWQM) you accompany the hardware/ software Development from requirements definition to commercial operation at D&IS (Digital Integrated Systems). In your role as PQSM, you are the contact person for the project quality engineers at the customer level and work hand in hand with the development team. You develop the quality criteria for HW/SW development projects in accordance with customer requirements and relevant standards. You are responsible for quality planning in the development project, coordination with the development teams involved, monitoring implementation with indicators, reviews and audits, and deliver the quality management report which is included in the assessment as part of the safety case.The position offers good development potential in the quality organization and good development opportunities within ALSTOM.


Main tasks

- Development and allocation of quality requirements in the HW/SW development project
- Implementation of quality planning and supervision of hardware QA
- Implementation of holding and control points (reviews, KPIs, audits)
- Support in writing the quality management report as input to the safety report
- Support in the qualitative assessment of critical components in the project
- Guidance of the engineering team on quality issues
- Conducting quality related trainings (e.g., 8D / Ishikawa / ...)
- Conduct internal process audits
- Support with external audits
- Coordination of supplier quality tasks
- Support in the preparation and implementation of internal and external gate reviews (DFQ process)
- Support of 8D cases and drive the solution process (Kx management)
- Support of safety cases and drive the solution process (K1s Management)
- Support with initial sample tests
- Ensure and manage the REX process (risks and opportunities)


Requirements and skills

- University degree (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or similar) or education of technicians with several years of professional experience
- Experience in using quality tools
- Solid knowledge of rules and standards in the field of electrical installations in Germany
- Knowledge of the relevant specifications for interlocking systems in Germany is an advantage
- High commitment and resilience as well as independent working methods
- Good team and communication skills
- Very good knowledge of MS Office and similar standard applications
- Native German spoken and written
- Good spoken and written English skills


Salary: According to ERA Tarifvertrag



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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