Epu Manager

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Date: 1 Dec 2023

Location: Savigliano, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:428440 

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

Are you responsible? Motivated? Enthusiastic? Then you are the right person to join us as a Epu Manager in  Savigliano 



Within the Production organization, the Epu (Elementary Production Unit) Manager will be based in Savigliano and will be in charge of the following responsibilities during the project execution:

    • For the activity within the EPU contributes partially to
      • Supply chain set up
      • Quality plan validation
      • Industrialization activities
    • For manufacturing preparation of the activity within the EPU
      • Responsible for requests for training & qualification of operators, requests for hiring (internal, external, temporary)
      • Responsible for the industrial process Hand-over from PME to manufacturing
      • Responsible APSYS (Lean Manufacturing) deployment preparation
      • Responsible for the operators training (covering manufacturing & self-inspections)
    • The finalization of manufacturing preparation for activity within the EPU
    • The complete scope of manufacturing activities within the EPU, which also includes:
      • Task assignment to operators
      • Intermediate Handover (EPU level) including intermediate applied configuration (= as manufactured), self-inspections, dynamic checklist, NCR, rework, missing parts, waivers/deviations, incomplete operations,
          • On time, closing of work orders in Manufactuing tools
          • Productive & Nonproductive hours booked in Manufactuing tools of all operators
          • APSYS Lean Manufacturing deployment
        • SQCD performance for the activity in the EPU, and tracking the associated KPI
        • Continuous improvement of SQCD performance of the activity in the EPU
        • Issues Management for the activity of the EPU
          • Issues are raised in Manufacturing toll on time
          • Contribution to corrective action of the issue (e.g. QRQC)
        • Execution of changes to the product, (if applicable)
        • Contribution to 1st Train(s) /products Manufacturing Feedback to support functions in order to improve SQCD performance


The main responsibilities as hierarchical manager of the operators belonging to an EPU (Elementary Production Unit) are:

  • Responsible for time management (presence management and activity management) of all employees, and assuring compliance with the local legislation
  • Accountable for the time reconciliation
  • Responsible for continuously improving occupational safety, including that of contractors (if applicable) working for the EPU,
  • Contribution to the development of the operators, which means further development of the qualification matrix for product-related and technology-related processes, as well as general technological and personal qualification
  • Contribution to the application of the corporate policies (EHS, IRIS, Ethics and Compliance, …)


Competencies & Skills


  • Functional skills

Profound knowledge of Special Processes

Working knowledge of:

  • Industrial Management
  • Processes for industrials E2E, from Engineering to Delivery
  • Manufacturing Processes and Technologies
  • Configuration & Change Management


Basic awareness of:

  • Automation / Robotization
  • Greenfield/Brownfield Development
  • Site Facilities & Maintenance
  • Transfer of Technology
  • Ergonomics


  • Transversal skills

Profound knowledge of:

  • Team Management including management of cross functional teams
  • Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) rules and regulations,
  • Lean Management tools, methods


Working knowledge of:

  • Supply Chain/Quality processes and impact from manufacturing on them
  • Products Knowledge
  • Applicable Social Relations & Labor Law


Basic awareness of:

  • Finance/Sourcing processes and impact from manufacturing on them
  • Digital & Analytics Tools for managing the manufacturing activities (KPI, …).

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​

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Change Management, Supply, Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Operations, Management

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