Head of Fleet Management

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Date: 21 Nov 2023

Location: Melbourne (AU), VIC, AU

Company: Alstom

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Could you be the Head of Fleet Management we’re looking for?


Your future role

An opportunity has become available to join Alstom within our V/Line Maintenance project. The team within this project play a critical role in ensuring the V/Line regional train fleet is maintained and operating to the highest standard. Joining the team as the Head of Fleet Management, you will play a critical role in leading the operational teams across several different sites to optimize the V/Line fleet performance while ensuring that safety remains top priority. Reporting to the Project Director, you will be a key member of the senior leadership team and be responsible for driving operational efficiency and continuous improvement. You will primarily be based at our depot in West Melbourne, however you will be required to travel to South Dynan, Ballarat and Geelong, as required.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Leading, coaching and managing a teams across multiple sites.
  • The management of all depot operations and maintenance activities.
  • Establishing and managing the Fleet Support Centre and 24/7 help desk.
  • Managing the effective short-term and long-term maintenance planning for the fleet.
  • Driving change and the continuous improvement of maintenance operations.
  • Championing a ‘safety first’ culture across the operation.


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships, engage and influence at all levels.
  • The demonstrated ability to lead change in consultation with all relevant stakeholders.
  • A commercially minded approach to operational management.
  • Significant experience managing a fleet maintenance operation in Rail, Aviation, Automotive, Mining or a similar industry.
  • Tertiary qualifications are highly desirable.


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Contribute to a critical project for that state of Victoria.
  • Lead and manage a dedicated and committed team.
  • Receive generous parental leave – 18 weeks fully paid.
  • Have access to a free corporate gym membership.
  • Receive free salary continuity insurance.
  • Be eligible for Bridging Leave (extra leave days each year).


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply.

We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email: hr.accessibility@alstomgroup.com.

For internal applicants, please ensure you confirm your eligibility to apply with your Supervisor and relevant Human Resources representative prior to submitting an application.

As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing.

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