Engineering Planner, S&IS

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Date: 15-Nov-2022

Location: Rochester, NY, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:283224 

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 



Alstom is seeking an Engineering Planner (EP) to work on Rail Signaling projects.  The individual should be familiar in Engineering Planning principles and qualities, such as schedule creation and maintenance, resource loading, critical path analysis, and performance measurement.


Purpose of the job:


Responsible for the engineering content of project schedules by collaborating with engineering teams to generate and maintain detailed engineering tasks, duration, and resource requirements. His/her deliverable flows up to overall project schedule on selected projects and tenders. On tenders, responsible to prepare the engineering schedule with métier estimators and managers. On projects, responsible to generate the engineering schedule that is consistent with the overall project schedule while identifying risks and blocking points of on time delivery. Responsible to ensure that schedules allow for accurate Engineering Delivery Performance metrics.


Key accountabilities:

  • Engineering schedule construction and continuous update in collaboration with engineering teams and managers
  • Support engineering team in achieving their commitment to the engineering schedule
  • Support Project Planning Manager (PrPM) in identifying critical path & to communicate assumptions, risks, and mitigation plans
  • Identify blocking points regarding commitments while proposing solutions and following up on the implementation. Escalate as necessary
  • To facilitate the communication between the engineering team and the project core team
  • To communicate engineering team project priorities and Project schedule modifications
  • To promote and drive an On Time culture within Engineering Teams
  • To be able to generate, analyze and report Engineering Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • To ensure stringent follow up, monitoring and root cause analysis on Engineering Delivery Performance (EDP) indicator
  • To assist in reviewing Engineering workload data to identify gaps and update as necessary
  • To support Bid Technical Manager (BTM) to develop engineering schedule on tenders


Performance measurements:


To provide all Engineering schedule deliverables on time according to tender strategy and project time management plans with good quality. To provide the required visibility on engineering schedules, highlighting critical issues, and proposing actions plan. Focus on Engineering Deliverable Performance.

    • Engineering Delivery Performance
    • Delivery Quality Indicator
    • Physical Progress


Educational Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering or Management discipline       




For this level it is required at least 2 years of experience working with Engineering teams in project delivery environment.


Technical Knowledge / Experience

  • Engineering lifecycle knowledge including /tools & process
  • Project Management knowledge (risk management, quality process…)


Technical Skills

  • Good knowledge of Excel and ability to learn Qliksense
  • English


Behavioral Competencies

  • Good Communication and collaborative skills
  • Innovative, proactive and positive
  • Customer oriented
  • Autonomous
  • Ability to analyze and quantify different scenarios


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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