Project Management Officer

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Date: 12-Nov-2022

Location: Plattsburgh, US

Company: Alstom

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • Support the Project Team, to ensure the project Safety, Quality assurance by coordinating all quality and safety activities throughout the project (SQCDP)

ORGANISATION

Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

Quality

 

Reports directly to:

Country/Site Quality Director

Other reporting to:

Project Manager, Supplier Quality

 

Direct reports:

Project Quality Leader (when required)

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Internal

  • PM / SSM,
  • Project Core Team,
  • Depots managers,
  • RAMS teams,
  • Reliability growth teams

External

  • Customers,
  • External suppliers

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

  • Support the Project Team, to ensure the project Safety, Quality assurance by coordinating all quality and safety activities throughout the project (SQCDP)

ORGANISATION

Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

Quality

 

Reports directly to:

Country/Site Quality Director

Other reporting to:

Project Manager, Supplier Quality

 

Direct reports:

Project Quality Leader (when required)

Network & Links

Internal

  • PM / SSM,
  • Project Core Team,
  • Depots managers,
  • RAMS teams,
  • Reliability growth teams

External

  • Customers,
  • External suppliers

 

 

Customer Quality

  • Be the interface with the Customer quality and safety teams

 

Project Quality

  • Establish the Project Quality plan and ensure the proper application during contract execution in accordance to the contract requirements, and to the Alstom processes
  • Contribute to the criticality assessment of sub-systems to ensure right level of safety and quality assurance as well as inspection activities for all identified CTQ.
  • Be the preferable interface in the Project Team for all the métiers Quality needed for the Project (Engineering EQ, Industrial IQ and Supplier SQ)
  • Guide project teams in understanding Quality contributions to the project.
  • Animate and coordinate the project quality community (system and sub-systems)
  • Provide quality awareness on quality activities planned for the project and organise if needed quality trainings
  • Support on request project audits, reviews and approval of vendor quality systems and audits compliance

 

Project execution controls

  • Support the project teams and the PM to prepare gate reviews & follow up related action plans
  • Report quality and safety alerts and manage Non-conformities and Safety issues
  • Ensure quality of the modifications made during the project
  • Ensure that safety assessment is correctly implemented (i.e.: safety review) and prepare safety authorization.
  • Control project deliverables compliance through inspection and audits - to authorize presentation / delivery to customer
  • Ensure that all the REX of all the métiers have been considered in the Risks & Opportunities and closely monitor to prevent occurrence
  • Make sure to manage with SQ Team and/or Sourcing a good synchronization and follow-up of GO Production and FAI activities, relative to the SPL (Supplier Part List) as part of RAMS
  • Is the owner of the Supplier Part List, and ensure the list is properly created by each Sub-system
  • Ensure and improve the tender quality during tender phase upon request

 

Measure and improve project quality performance:

  • Facilitate problem solving during project execution phase to reduce the costs of non-quality (8D, REX and standards evolution)
  • Improve the efficiency of quality teams to reduce the function costs
  • Make sure that the relevant stakeholders are included in Customer issues solving process (if needed).
  • Implement an effective corrective and preventive action system
  • Provide support for progress periodic reporting through quality indicators and identify improvement opportunities

 

Depending on local organization, PrQSM could also oversee Industrial Quality, QMS and SQA activities. In some sites / countries / regions, the PrWM position is merged with the PrQSM position.

 

Performance measurements:

  • “On Time” Gate Reviews and shared with PMO “DFQ Look Ahead”
  • Number of remaining Safety or Customer Issues to fix after target time agreed
  • Cost of Non-Quality and speed to solve non-conformities
  • Project Performance Indicator

 

Job Location / Mobility

  • Site/Region, with some travel and/or missions

 MAIN REQUIRED COMPETENCES

Educational Requirements

Mandatory:

  • Master’s degree in engineering with Management background depending on the size of the project
  • Experience in managing Quality tools and problem-solving tools
  • Awareness on Processes and Products delivered in the project,
  • Fluent in English

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of railway industry (norms, certifications…) would be an asset
  • Experience in Quality / audit are appreciated

Experience

Mandatory:

  • Awareness on Processes and Products delivered in the project
  • Fluent in English

Desirable:

  • Process oriented
  • Experience in Quality / audit are appreciated

Competencies & Skills

  • Rigor, Communication, knowledge of Quality standard (ISO9001, IRIS, CMMI, ECM,.) and quality tools
  • Experience in operational activities and in documentation management
  • Collaboration and team working

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