Supplier Product Quality Development Engineer

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Date: 03-Nov-2022

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 


Maintain successful relationships with supply, engineering, manufacturing, and regulatory departments. Report supplier performance and quality to management. Assist in the development and implementation of supplier management programs.



  • Responsible at tender phase to communicate and validate quality specifications and SPQD plan in anticipation with suppliers
  • Manages the SQS phase till the Business Award in coordination with sourcing, validate the relevant waivers
  • Performs SPQD plan by setting-up relevant actions plan all along the product / process development to reach Supplier FAI go on time
  • Applies the application of the DFQ process and validates each milestones
  • Responsible to perform the handover with SQA
  • Manages warranty issues linked to suppliers in collaboration with Project warranty responsible
  • Informs SPQD manager, Sourcing and Industrial and engineering / projects entities about the main issues, increment ROE
  • Reports about his activity, manages his indicators (example visual management)
  • Participates in the management of yellow suppliers’ status
  • Ensures his required qualifications to have the right level of expertise
  • Contribute to continuous improvement programs
  • Contributes to APSYS roadmap’s SPQD related questions
  • Perform other related duties as required



  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology 
  • Experiences with Manufacturing processes for Stamping, Casting, Forging, machining, Laser cutting, Welding   
  • Travel time expected: 50 to 60% of working time
  • Working knowledge and proven skills of PC computer operating systems including MS Office
  • Ability to review and understand statistical data


Technical Experience

  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in SQA, SPQD, Production management, engineering  or industrial
  • Fluent in English
  • Understanding of technical interdependencies
  • Knowledge of quality tools, problem solving tools, and Quality Walls


Other required skills

  • Must have excellent presentation, meeting facilitation skills and the ability to interact and communicate with Senior Management, Customers / Supply Chain / Production / Engineering / and Field staff at all levels
  • Strong communication skills
  • Persuasive and motivating people
  • Strong organized & reactive skills
  • Result oriented
  • Team player
  • Customer focus




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 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 the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide 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 contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at (please use“Accommodation Request” as the subject line).


Nearest Major Market: Rochester

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Operations