Safety Assurance Manager

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Date: 23-Jul-2022

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Objective:

To ensure our products are consistently delivered according to set standards and processes and improve upon processes to increase overall efficiencies.

 

Key accountabilities:

  • Coordinate all the Safety Assurance activities on the project / system / product as per Safety process defined in Signalling Safety Instruction
  • Perform Safety analysis, manage Hazard Log, review RAM, Cyber, V&V, T&C activities from a Safety perspective
  • Define safety plan and manage safety workload and associated planning
  • Support tenders and/or RC teams to integrate product/system in projects
  • Build the Safety Reports and/or the Safety Cases          
  • Apply the safety assurance methodologies (risk acceptance criteria, safety analysis, verification and validation) defined for the project / system / product        
  • Organize and attend periodic Safety Reviews          
  • Defend Safety Case argumentations in front of internal (QS, Safety Assessor) and external (ISA) assessors; define and follow-up action plans to close the findings of the assessors  
  • Manage (if any) the Safety Assurance Engineers involved on the project / system / product (Internal or external resources)
  • If identified as Safety Leader for a Safety Issue, manage 8D steps as per process
  • Perform other related duties as assigned 

 

Key Job Authorities and Dimensions

  • Safety reference on the related Projects/Program for the Core team, Customer (internal or external) and assessors/SA (internal and external)
  • Team manager if SAE involved
  • Safety budget responsible

 

Required Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering,Electronics, or Systems Engineering degree
  • 5 years successful experience in safety assurance, including 2 years in Railway business
  • Excellent knowledge of Cenelec Standards for Safety (or equivalent standards if needed: AREMA, IEEE, etc ) and safety methodology & concepts/principles
  • Prior management experience (preferred)
  • English operational in reading and writing for technical documentation

 

 

 

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.


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