Special Process Expert - Mechanical Fastening

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Date: 18-May-2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

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. Alstom’s products portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, trams and e-buses to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. With Bombardier Transportation joining Alstom on January 29, 2021, the new Group’s combined revenue amounted to €15.7 billion for the 12-month period ended March 31, 20201. Headquartered in France, Alstom is now present in 70 countries and employs 75,000 people. www.alstom.com



Coordinate mechanical fastening activities on all production factories in NAM.




  • Contribute to tender phase, especially in product design and industrialization to consider industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize costs and minimize risks. 



  • Contributes during specification and design phases to technical solution decisions associated to special processes.
  • Build the SP REX and interact with product engineering to redirect the design if necessary.
  • Work actively on rationalization or standards engineering workshop



  • Follow Process FMEA and associated improvement actions plan for each site
  • Support local team to define requirements and rules for associated tooling necessary to start production.
  • Support local team to qualify the product/process pair as well as industrial means to be put in place in line with the design.
  • Support sourcing and SQD teams in the suppliers’ qualification and in quality follow up for suppliers concerned by SP. Contribute to development of local suppliers.
  • Audit and validate industrial process: documentation, process and means validation, training,..



  • Train support functions to business rules linked to PS (Engineering, PME, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality)


Execution / Serial manufacturing:

  • Guarantees internal control and good application of process rules in line with customers’ requirements.
  • Performs internal and external audits.
  • In case of non-conformity or incident, investigate root causes, finds and implement repair solutions.
  • Challenge sites performance linked with site industrial objectives and also on APSYS roadmap.
  • Support Sourcing and Supplier Quality teams during quality crisis through local experts



  • Participate to meetings and working groups of the SP network.
  • Propose improvement ideas and evolution of the business rules of their domain.



  • Engineering degree in mechanical.
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in mechanical fastening activities, mandatory
  • Practice the special process in question from 2 to 5 years (execution, definition, qualification)
  • Training or qualification with special process (ex : welding), an asset
  • Independent, rigorous, good communication.
  • Good teaching skills (able to provide training to a group of trainees).
  • Innovative, participative in business workgroups.
  • Fluent in English, mandatory
  • French knowledge, an asset


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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