Program Manager

Date: 18-Aug-2019

Location: Rochester, NY, United States

Company: Alstom

Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  We are a global leader in the transportation sector, in the digital age.  As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. We offer a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customized services (maintenance, modernization), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems.  Our 34,500 employees worldwide rigorously apply the Alstom Code of Ethics and work closely with our community of stakeholders to deliver solutions and services that bear the brand of Alstom.  Alstom businesses had sales of 34.2 billion for the 2017/2018 fiscal year.  Visit to learn more about our business. 


The Program Manager leads Alstom’s overall QCD of all assigned product/ and programs.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the roadmap of the System/Product
  • Propose System/Product specifications aligned with Solutions needs and requirements in coordination with other Program Managers as needed.
  • Manage, control and execute all development programs (performance. planning/delivery, cost, risks, savings) and in compliance with approved QCD commitments
  • Manage all program gate reviews and manage program work packages to meet QCD commitments
  • Ensure that the System/Product is easily deployable by Projects and supported by a comprehensive and efficient set of standard tools, procedures, training material and documentation (deployment kit)
  • Optimize and measure System/Product performances
  • Drive and make decision for issues that affect performance along with validation from Solution Director for any modification that affects deployment cost, planning, and performances of the System/Product
  • Be responsible for R&D programs. Prepare and present program reviews during Development center reviews
  • Project /program work package owner


    Educational Requirements

  • BSc or MSc in Engineering


  • 5+ years of experience in engineering and product development
  • Development of product specifications and cost analysis
  • Leading a multi-disciplinary engineering team
  • Experience in railroad / transit signaling market (preferable)



  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent organizational and configuration management
  • Strong understanding of product design concepts



  • ClearQuest
  • Doors
  • ADEL
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Access)


Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


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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