Robotic Technical Manager

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Date: 25-Feb-2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:324929 

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.    

Within the Rolling Stock & Component division, the Industrial Train Operation central function is leading the acceleration of the deployment of Automation & Robotic in all manufaturing sites. A ressource is needed to reinforce the global support, by leading technically this transformation: the Robotic Technical Manager will be in charge to support , thanks to his/her sharp expertise in the domain, the automation deployment for all manufacturing processes.


Main Responsibilities 

The Robotic Technical Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support the sites in the definition of the solution : validate the Technical Specification
  • Leverage on his/her experience to develop pre-studies and to accompany R&D initiatives 
  • Define the Standard Solution to be deployed  by process ( welding, painting etc..) 
  • Ensure sites are executing projects as per the Automation and Robotic General requirement (internal guidelines for robotic)
  • Establish the validation & acceptance golden rules & methodology for automation projects 
  • Ensure solid local validation & acceptance organization is in place and be accountable for validation tasks
  • Participate to the definition of viable manufacturing ramp-up plan 
  • Develop internal competencies and cross network 
  • Monitor the Automation project pipeline and identify criticality (complexity, risk, delay) and accompany the sites to put in place actions whenever necessary (Top 10 projects) 


Technical Competencies 
•    Robotic & Automation Technical senior expertise, with a proven track record on several projects:
•   Strong knowledge of the project execution cycle for robot cells ( Design, Sourcing, Validation, Service, Operation): able to technically manage a project end-to-end.

•    Strong Validation and T&C experience in Robot cells

  • BAC+3 minimum
  • Programming competence in FANUC/ABB/YASKAWA/SIEMENS



Availability to travel at least 20% of the time

Soft Skills  
•    Ability to structure an organization in a green field domain  
•    Ability to prioritize activities depending on the criticalities of the projects.
•    Resilient to difficulties and able to face challenging objectives
•    Decision maker, drive to achieve results, ability to put organization under tension.
•    Convince and influence (internal organization) towards Industrial targets


  • Experience:  10 years’ experience in Robotic cell deployment in the Automotive/ Railway/Aviation sectors. Similar position held in other companies will be appreciated

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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