V&V Group Manager

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Date: 11-Sep-2022

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:325682 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

 

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

 

Lead a team involved in a set of programs or projects, ensuring quality target and repeatable performances. Staff the team and follow-up program/project strategy definition and task execution, delivering as per QCD commitments. Identify, generalize and stabilize best practices, proposing deployment Alstom-wide. Lead continuous team improvement, plan trainings and coach the team, nurture skill growth and capitalization. Stand as reference in your domain, for both your team and your peers.

 

As a Group Manager, you will interact with all team members, so your communication as well as your motivation skills should be excellent. Ultimately, you should lead by being recognized as a domain authority, committed to achievement.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Agree and implement with the department head and the peer domain leaders the department guidelines (team profile and skills, growth plans, discipline evolutions in terms of technology, competitiveness, …)
  • Develop and maintain Métier / domain competences, coaching the team and growing World Class Engineering Experts
  • Set clear team goals, delegate tasks and set deadlines
  • Provide support to team project/program execution
  • Promote Alstom values to his/her team
  • Continuously motivate, encourage, evaluate and recognize, train and develop resources, in cooperation with HR, as per approved performance evaluation process and targets
  • Deploy ADM Process, Methods and Tools in Project Engineering team, providing feedback for Process reviews
  • Collect REX from execution and innovation opportunities to feed Reference Library where applicable and share outcomes at department level
  • Estimate / Validate activities quotations for tenders and projects
  • Manage adequacy between estimated workload and capacity, taking into account subcontracting & business strategies; report status and issues to department head
  • Commit in Project/Program/Tender QCD related to its Métier/domain

 

REQUIRED PROFILE:

 

  • Bachelors Degree of Science in Engineering, Computer Science or realted field. Equivalent experience may substitute degree.
  • 5 or more years of experience in software testing.  Automated software testing is a preferred.
  • 2 or more years experience in management role
  • Experience in transportation industry is preferred
  • English, full proficient use           
  • Master degree in engineering or scientific topics (Preferred)
  • Engineering and processes background
  • Experience in project/program execution and management
  • Specific hands-on experience in his own Métier/Domain
  • Experience and understanding in project effort estimation  
  • Involvement in projects with teams in other Regional and Development Centers (Desirable)
  • Established networking (Desirable)
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • (Self) entrepreneurial
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Availability for international travel. Part of the team is located in Madrid (Spain) and Bangkok (Thailand), and periodic travel may be required (3 to 4 per year)

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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.   

 

Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

 

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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