Test Labs Central leader

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Date: 17-Aug-2022

Location: Saint Ouen, J, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:224664 

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



Within the Rolling Stock & Components (RSC) Development & Operations organization, the RSC Development and Project Office is responsible for supporting Regions by adapting and deploying Projects and Engineering Metiers practices, standards and tools, as well as animating and developing competencies.


The RSC Engineering is part of the RSC Development and Project Office organization

  • In collaboration with engineering sites has the Design Authority for all technical matters on projects, manages the solutions during the entire lifecycle,

  • defines, promotes and deploys across the Regions the standardization of engineering reference solutions and methods & tools to enhance engineering productivity and efficiency,

  • animates métier network and develops competencies, manages engineering workload and supports engineering on demand from sites

  • manages and supports the deployment of the Engineering transformation.


Reporting to the RSC Engineering organization, the RSC Train Validation Metier is in charge of organizing and executing the tests of the train for commercial service authorization.


Reporting to the Train Validation Metier Director, the Test Lab Central Leader leads TestLab managers’ network and manages TestLabs standard solution through Alstom RSC Product Line.



  • Animates internal TestLabs managers’ network

  • Supports sites on improvement implementation

  • Develops & deploys standard management tools & KPI

  • Develops & deploys standard processes consolidating standard approach complying with the EN17025

  • Consolidates global footprint for internal test means and equipment

  • Consolidates global workload on identical test means and equipment

  • Leads test means, test equipment and measurement tools standard technical definition

  • Develops standard test procedures & test methods



  • Engineering degree or Master of Science (Engineering, Physical Sciences or others)

  • Around 10 years of experience , or proven operational experience of Railway testing (test execution, test team management)

  • Practical knowledge of EN17025


Desirable experience in:

  • Railway engineering

  • Systems engineering

  • Project management

  • Change management


Competencies & Skills

  • Autonomous

  • Rigorous

  • Solid interpersonal communication, organization, planning skills

  • 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. 





Job Type:​Experienced​

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