Project Quality and Safety Manager (f/m/d)

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Date: 1 Jun 2023

Location: Mannheim, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:412357  

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.

Full-time indefinite

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career Project Qualtiy and Safety Manager (m/f/d) in Mannheim, Germany. 



As Project Quality and Safety Manager (m/f/d) you are responsible for quality planning and implementation throughout the entire project duration of Onboard projects. Your focus as a PrQSM is to support the Project Team to ensure the project Safety, Quality assurance by coordinating all quality and safety activities throughout the project. As a cross-sectional function, the position offers very good development opportunities and a broad insight into the project execution down to the development of systems, products and services.


If you feel ready for the challenge and the split between abstract planning and detailed reviews, this might be your job.




Customer Focus

- Interface in all quality matters

- Coordination of internal and external quality issues


Project Focus:

- Implementation of quality planning in the project, taking into account the customer and contract requirements.

- Planning and support of the qualitative assessment of critical components in the project.

- Project interface for Engineering Quality, Industrial Quality and Supplier Quality.

- Guidance of the project team on quality issues

- Conduct quality related training (e.g., 8D / Ishikawa / ...)

- Conduct internal process audits

- Support for external audits

- Coordination with the safety function in the project

- Support in the preparation and execution of internal and external gate reviews (DB Q Gates / DFQ process)

- Open 8D cases and drive the solution process (Kx Management)

- Open safety cases and drive the solution process (K1s Management)

- Ensuring the quality of products and deliveries in the project, internally and externally (test plan/EMP planning)

- Responsible for the parts list of suppliers (in connection with EMP and test planning)

- Ensure and manage the REX process (risks and opportunities)



- You will report within the project and the line function

- Your key indicators are:
- Design for Quality on time (Gate Review Performance)
- Kx Performance (8D Management)

   - Status of open points from audits (Compliance Performance)

   - Cost of Non-Quality (CONQ)



- Completed university studies (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, etc.) or technical training with several years of professional experience

- Experience in using quality tools

- Solid expertise in 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 operational readiness and resilience as well as independent operation

- Good team and communication skills

- Very good knowledge of MS Office and similar standard applications

- Native language knowledge of spoken and written German

- Very good written and spoken English skills



Salary: According to ERA Tarifvertrag



With the same qualification, severely disabled employees in the company should be given priority over other applicants when filling suitable jobs for them.



With the same qualification, severely disabled employees in the company should be given priority over other applicants when filling suitable jobs for them.

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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