Program Manager

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Date: 01-Jul-2022

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Company: Alstom

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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 

 

Join us as Program Manager, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Pittsburgh (PA), US.

 

In charge of the overall Quality Cost Delivery (QCD) of the Program: Quality, Costs (both recurrent and not recurrent), development lead time and System/Product performances (with safety demonstration, if needed)

 

Operationally manage the Metier resources allocated to the program, provide leadership and ensure that the program teams fulfil efficiently its duties, including Projects technical support.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to the roadmap definition of his/her System/Product for the development part new Research & Development (R&D) Feature trough Program Approval Board - PAB, continuing development (Gap commitment for tender), major development from Life cycle decision (sustaining), Estimation with metier and Return of Experience (REX)  
  • Propose and maintain the Development detailed roadmap implementation aligned with Solutions needs and requirements, in coordination with other Program Managers as needed, ensuring safety & quality, application competitiveness, customer orientation and innovation
  • Manage, control and execute timely all developments related to his/her program (performances, planning/delivery, cost, risks, savings) and in compliance with the proved QCD commitments
  • Manage Delivery On-Time (IOT/DOT - IOT-i/DOT-i) commitment and change
  • Coordinate all Program Work Packages, Capacity /Resource analysis/ risks and mitigation plans with unit /metier according the Program Development Organisation (PDO)
  • Ensure that Gate/Design/Peer Review decision are implemented
  • Drive Program Reviews (PR or CPR) to review operational execution of the Program together with Meta-program Leader and Development/Technology Center (DC/TC) Director and provide QCD report to Platform and R&D (trough Program Review Board-PRB)
  • Propose and drive improvement action plans in Program (efficiency, competitiveness)
  • Take leadership in Safety and critical issues (Cybersecurity, Major Availability issue on projects securing a proper and prompt technical issues closing

 

As our ideal candidate you have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree of Science in Engineering, Computer Science or scientific subjects
  • A Master's degree in Project Management is preferred
  • 3 years of experience in System/product Engineering or project management in digital/railway/automotive/aircraft
  • 2 years of experience in management of project/program baseline
  • Hands-on experience on functional or hierarchical team management
  • Cost and planning control experience in engineering scope
  • Economics financial in R&D environment (Return on investment, decision making…)
  • Hardware, Software, IT technology background is preferred
  • Communication skills in a technical environment
  • Interpersonal skills (teamwork and leadership)
  • Risk assessment & opportunities and ability to anticipate and mobilize team to reach objective
  • Decision-making ability
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Problem-solving ability in ambiguous environments

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is a lever to running a sustainable and successful business. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.

Alstom abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please note this in our online application.

 

Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.

 

Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

 


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