Train Lab Manager

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Date: 25-Jan-2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:381663 

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

Train Lab Manager

He/she manages the Test Laboratory on a site
He/she develops, maintains, improves the testing means, methods and know-how in order to obtain / maintain the accreditation on one
or several domains (EN 17025 or equivalent) and propose relevant solutions for validation, investigations, R&D, innovation
Test Laboratory can carry out physical measurements and/or functional tests (TrainLab facilities for instance).


Accountable for :

  • Ensuring compliance of EHS directives and instructions by the test lab team members (inside and outside test lab facilities)
  • Managing P&L wise the Test Laboratory: Define the investment (CAPEX), optimise test means implementation and maintenance
  • Ensuring test lab most relevant contribution to Alstom R&D and Innovation strategy
  • Implementing, managing and continuously improving the quality system of the Test Laboratory
  • Developing and ensuring the preservation of external recognitions (COFRAC, ISO, IRIS,…)
  • Ensuring the achievement of the tests in accordance with the SQCD commitment

Responsible for :

  • Leading the Test laboratory Team (Technically and Quality wise) and coordinating the test domains
  • Guaranteeing the independence, the integrity and the confidentiality of the staff
  • Reporting to the Direction of the site the possible conflicts of interests to which the Laboratory may be subjected to.
  • Defining the objectives of the staff and managing competencies
  • Managing reviews and continuous improvement actions, ensuring the follow-up and the closing of the quality action plan resulting from
  • the audits, reviews
  • Build partnerships internally and externally in close relationship with Alstom Innovation axes


Knowledge & ExperienceMastering of testing standards (EN17025), methods, tools and means

  • Train system knowledge (at least 2 years)
  • Practical experience on testing phases (minimum of 2 years’ experience in Railway or Health, Defense, Aeronautical, Automotive
  • domains).
  • Experience in team management: 2 to 5 years depending on the team size, and on number of domains treated by the Test laboratory
  • Managing work packages for external customers
  • Fluent in English

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





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