Project Field Operation Manager(m/f/d)

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Date: 5 Jun 2023

Location: Mannheim, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:411501 

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.


Purpose of the Job

Plan and manage all Serie Field Operations in close cooperation with the PM, the Serie Installation Engineering and Design activities, the Serie Procurement and logistics activities, and ensure integration on field and installation of the complete System, including the Serie Test & Commissioning activities. He/she has End to End accountability at Project level, from a QCD and Performance points of view for his/her scope, in compliance with ADM SIG and SECURITY strategy, policies, standards, local regulations and professional standards.


Key accountabilities

In compliance to EHS (Zero Deviation) and Regulatory standards, he/she is in charge of operational coordination of all project activities related to Site Works, including:


  • Management and organization of site activities, including sites facilities, resources plan, site access, tools etc.
  • Delivering and maintaining of plans, procedures, Work Method Statements for Installation and Test & Commissioning Plans, in compliance with standard processes and products specifications
  • Management of Work Package assigned for Serie Field Operations
  • Management of Installation Works for all Sub-Systems and System equipment and related performance, including monitoring and leading actions on planning, risks, opportunities, best practices, non-conformities, technical interfaces
  • Management of Routine Tests for Serie T&C activities
  • Management of Sub-contractors, including monitoring of quality and delivery through site visits, coordination meetings, inspections and assessments
  • Management of the interfaces with 3rd Parties (in the frame of his/her scope of work), such as facilities providers, Rolling Stock manufacturer, etc…
  • Coordination of Installation Engineering & Design for the complete Serie, based on all necessary inputs provided by the Sub-System Engineering
  • Industrial, Procurement and Logistics activities
  • Deployment and application of ADM Installation and T&C Processes on Site (including Handover)
  • Assurance of EHS compliance (Zero deviation) through EHS plan, site inspections, people assessment etc…
  • He/she must be based on-shore, on site, typically in the Project Leading Unit.



  • Highly qualified technician or Engineer degree level or equivalent education or experiences
  • Master in Project Management (desirable)
  • Certification on Site EHS management (desirable)



  • Strong experience on on-board site management and T&C activities
  • Cost and planning control experience in site management scope
  • EHS background
  • Experience on site test activities
  • On-board products and services knowledge
  • Experience of management by Quality, Cost and Delivery objectives
  • Hands-on experience on Customer relationship in technical topics


Competencies & Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills to fulfil the role of interface manager toward both customers and partners
  • Quality-focused, rigorous, team-player
  • Decision-making and problem solving ability
  • Resilience, with an analytic way of thinking in order to solve complex system failures


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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