Configuration and Change Team Manager

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Date: 23-Mar-2023

Location: Rochester, NY, US

Company: Alstom

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.


Purpose of the job:

Under direction of the Métier Manager, lead a team involved in a set of programs or projects, ensuring quality target and repeatable performance. 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 Team Manager, you will interact with all team members, so your communication as well as your motivation skills should be excellent. You should lead by being recognized as a domain authority, committed to achievement.

This role also requires individual contribution to projects in CCM activities.


Key Accountabilities

  • Agree and implement with the Métier Manager 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


Key job authorities and dimensions:

  • Staffing (hiring management, recruitment process)
  • Budget (work packages and capex)
  • Department size can may range between 5-10 people/500-1000 k€




Educational Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, or scientific subjects
  • English, full proficient use


  • Master’s degree in engineering or scientific topics




  • Engineering and processes background
  • Experience in project/program execution and management
  • Specific firsthand experience in his own Métier/Domain
  • Experience and understanding in project effort estimation
  • Knowledge of several Alstom platform


  • Involvement in projects with teams in other Regional and Development Centers
  • Established networking


Competencies & Skills:  

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Open-minded
  • (Self) entrepreneurial
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Decision-making skills



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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