Production Supervisor

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Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: Sahagun, HID, Mexico

Company: Alstom

Req ID:199809 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Join us as Production Supervisor, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Sahagun, MX.


The purpose of the job is to Manage all the manufacturing activities for a project(s) of an EPU (Elementary Production Unit) including the responsibilities linked to the position as hierarchical manager for all the operators of the manufacturing organization who belong to the EPU.




The main responsibilities for project execution are.


  • From LGR up to CGR
    • For the activity within the EPU contributes partially to
      • Supply chain set up,
      • Quality plan validation
      • Industrialization activities.
    • For manufacturing preparation of the activity within the EPU
      • Responsible for requests for training & qualification of operators, requests for hiring (internal, external, temporary), requests & requirements for sub-contracting
      • Responsible for the industrial process Hand-over from PME to manufacturing
      • Responsible APSYS deployment preparation
      • Responsible for the operators training (covering manufacturing & self-inspections)
  • As of CGR up to FQA, is responsible for
    • The finalization of manufacturing preparation for activity within the EPU
    • The complete scope of manufacturing activities within the EPU, which also includes
      • Task assignment to operators,
      • Intermediate Handover (EPU level) including intermediate applied configuration (= as manufactured), self-inspections, dynamic checklist, NCR, rework, missing parts, waivers/deviations, incomplete operations,
      • On time, closing of work orders in MES
      • Productive & Nonproductive hours booked in MES of all operators
      • APSYS deployment
    • SQCD performance for the activity in the EPU, and tracking the associated KPI
    • Continuous improvement of SQCD performance of the activity in the EPU
      • Optimizations of the workstation/work center using of APSYS Tools
    • Issues Management for the activity of the EPU
      • Issues are raised in MES on time
      • Contribution to corrective action of the issue (e.g. QRQC)
    • Execution of changes to the product, (if applicable)
    • Contribution to 1st Train(s) /products Manufacturing Feedback to support functions in order to improve SQCD performance


The main responsibilities as hierarchical manager of the operators belonging to an EPU (Elementary Production Unit) are

  • Responsible for time management (presence management and activity management) of all employees, and assuring compliance with the local legislation,
  • Accountable for the time reconciliation,
  • Responsible for continuously improving occupational safety, including that of contractors (if applicable) working for the EPU,
  • Contribution to the development of the operators, which means further development of the qualification matrix for product-related and technology-related processes, as well as general technological and personal qualification,
  • Responsible for the PMC (People Management Cycle) as per local HR policy,
  • Contribution to the application of the corporate policies (EHS, IRIS, Ethics and Compliance, …),




  • Secondary Education
  • Every educational requirement can also be obtained by means of experience       
  • Technical Degree (Desirable)
  • Previous position in an operational industrial environment           
  • experience in Railway industry, preferably within an industrialization environment (Desirable)
  • experienced worker in railway industry, (Desirable)


  • Functional skills
  • Profound knowledge of…
    • Special Processes


  • Working knowledge of…
    • Industrial Management
    • Processes for industrials E2E, from Engineering to Delivery
    • Manufacturing Processes and Technologies
    • Configuration & Change Management


  • Basic awareness of…
    • Automation / Robotization
    • Greenfield/Brownfield Development
    • Site Facilities & Maintenance
    • Transfer of Technology
    • Ergonomics




  • Transversal skills
  • Profound knowledge of…
    • Team Management including management of cross functional teams
    • Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) rules and regulations,
    • Lean Management tools, methods, ...


  • Working knowledge of…
    • Supply Chain/Quality processes and impact from manufacturing on them
    • Products Knowledge
    • Applicable Social Relations & Labor Law


  • Basic awareness of…
    • Finance/Sourcing processes and impact from manufacturing on them
    • Digital & Analytics Tools for managing the manufacturing activities (KPI, …).


Leadership skills required

  • Agile: Dealing with uncertainty/Business Acumen/Innovative/Learning on the fly
  • Inclusive: Building effective (virtual) teams/Listening and informing/Managing diversity/Understanding others with empathy
  • Responsible: Customer focus (internal and external)/Integrity and ethics/Managerial courage/Managing with vision and purpose


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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