Continuous Improvement Manager D&IS

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Date: 09-Sep-2022

Location: Saint-Ouen

Company: Alstom

Req ID:360141 

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



In this role, the continuous Improvement Manager for D&IS (Digital & Integrated Systems) will:


  • Lead transverse continuous improvement missions within the D&IS Operations (and potentially adjacent) landscape, animate global / regional / site-level initiatives (including Alstom Production System - APSYS), and ensure sound performance management across all Operations functions in compliance with centrally defined process governance and guidelines

  • Be a champion for culture change, process standardization, simplification & improvement, and collaboration across sites/functions




  • Drive continuous improvement across the full value stream of D&IS Operations

  • Drive process standardization & simplification across global D&IS factory landscape

  • Help develop & deliver training on Lean Management & Six Sigma methods/tools

  • Help lead APSYS via awareness, trainings, deployments, assessments & follow-up

  • Assist function/site managers in establishing process flows & improvement roadmaps

  • Aid improvement plans execution by leading workouts and other on-site events

  • Create and implement global strategy to reduce cycle time, inventory, and waste

  • Implement appropriate KPIs and operating rhythms to ensure full alignment and visibility

  • Encourage use of lean tools in flows between suppliers & customers (internal & external)

  • Foster cross-site problem solving & best practice sharing across all factory sites

  • Ultimately, use continuous improvement methodologies to achieve quantifiable business results




  • 5+ years relevant experience in an operations management field

  • Proven experience in leading cross-functional change/improvement

  • Fluent English with international mindset (any French appreciated)

  • Strong interpersonal & leadership skills

  • Ability to influence and convince

  • Solid change management skills to lead change across sites/regions or functions

  • Resilient, pragmatic and solution oriented

  • Reliable, autonomous, results and customer services oriented

  • Strong experience / knowledge of industrial & supply chain operations management

  • Experience in project management and handling multiple stakeholders

  • Demonstrates sound and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills

  • Strong presentation and editorial skills




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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