Line Manager

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Date: 19 Jun 2024

Location: Saharanpur, UP, IN

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 75000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

About Alstom in India

Alstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 8000 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. India


The Line Manager Is responsable to support the Operations Manager to deliver the service demandes of the DEPOT by leading and facilitating effective team working among the team members for servicing / planned maintennece and renovation/modernisation/corrective maintenance activity.The purpose of the job is to Manage all the maintenance activities (PM/ CM/ A&V) in the Line/Workshop including the responsibilities linked to the position as hierarchical manager of the employees of the Maintenance organization who belong to this Line/Workshop


Team Management

 Lead all aspects of the team in the maintenance, servicing to meet customer requirements within the working timetable.  To deliver Start of shift Briefing (SOSB) / End of shift briefings to team members (EOSB).

 To be responsible for the deployment of team members in line with the shift throughput requirements.  Co-ordinate line of route ensuring that equipment, tooling and work environment is left in a safe place  Assist Operations Manager as required to ensure business needs are maintained.

 Leading and prioritising workloads agreed with the Operations Manager.


 -Responsible for leading team members to uphold site safety, including reporting of any unsafe acts, process/procedure deviation


 Provide real time updates to the Operations Mananger on work progress against the agreed plan, SQDC deviations and adverse events.  Ensure that all worksheets are correctly provided to the required standard

Completion of the shift paperwork 100% (exam, daily, safety sheets) in Service Exécution Ensure that the team follow the standard processes and conform to those standards on the job.

Ensure all documentation and procedures are at the correct revision and signed off in full when completed.

Team Communication

 Conduct regular informal discussions with team members.  Provide regular feedback on team / individual performance.

 Be proactive in seeking views and input from team members.

Team Continuous Improvement

 Take a proactive approach to support Operations Manager in understanding and resolving team issues.  Demonstrate an awareness of continuous improvement, team development and best practice.

 Carry out audit of processes to ensure feedback from team members to continually improve the process or procedures.  Support the Operations Manager in proactively working towards a reduction in Non-Value Added activities.

 Support the team to identify process changes and implement smarter ways of working, engage with APSYS and Industrial Teams       Ensure 5S is fully implemented

 Ensure Special process compliance and SES exécution

Team Development

 Ensure all team members have skills including Special Process training needed to perform and deliver against the work plan.

 Conduct regular review of skills matrix for team members.

 Identify individual training needs and report to Operations Manager

 Encourage kaizen schemes and 5 S awards




Consistent SQCD achievement of train maintenance availability and reliability targets in accordance with project deliverables

Consistent SQCD achievement for renovation/modernisation activity

Ensuring 5S is deployed and maintained

Compliance with IFR in accordance to defined standard


Qualifications & Skills:


 BE or B TECH Regular course in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering


 Respect of target task time in compliance with maintenance procédures.

 Respect of EHS and Quality policies.

 Continuous improvement of tasks executions.

 Team Player. Spirit of “Team Trust Action”

 Good written and verbal communication skills

 Problem resolution skills


 Ability to work under own initiative and to stringent timelines

 IT literate


1. Experience of working in Rolling stock maintenance mainline (PREFERABLY 7-10 years)

2. In-depth understanding of the rail depot and rail industry operations.

3. Proven experience in fleet and/or maintenance and/or renovation within an operations role

4. Ability to work and lead a team.

5. Knowledge of Network rail Rules and Regulations

6. SAP - GSI exposure



  • Dealing with uncertainty
  • Business Acumen
  • Innovative
  • Learning on the fly


  • Building effective (virtual) teams
  • Listening and informing
  • Managing diversity
  • Understanding others with empathy


  • Customer focus (internal and external)
  • Integrity and ethics
  • Managerial courage
  • Managing with vision and purpose.


Language Skills: Proficient in English language & Hindi.

IT Skills: MS office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SAP

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.  

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