Special Process Expert

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Date: 20 Nov 2023

Location: Savigliano, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:428452 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  



For our Savigliano site in Italy we are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic

Special Process Expert


Purpose of the job

To coordinate the industrial control of the Special Processes (SP) during tender phase, product development, industrialization, manufacturing and warranty

Defines and validate the detailed manufacturing process for a new product.

Perform industrial documentation for the project, define industrial master data and set the manufacturing method time.

In serial phase, drive continuous improvement actions and industrialize product and process changes.

Activities by step of the industrial process: 


Contribute to tender phase, especially in product design and industrialization to take into account industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize costs and minimize risks. 

Concurrent Engineering:

Contributes during specification and design phases to technical solution decisions associated to special processes.

Build the SP REX and interact with product engineering to redirect the design if necessary.


Manage industrial risk through Process FMEA and associated improvement action plan.

Define requirements and rules for associated tooling necessary to start production.

Qualify the product/process pair as well as industrial means to be put in place in line with the design.

Support sourcing and SQD teams in the suppliers’ qualification and in quality follow up for suppliers concerned by SP. Contribute to development of local suppliers.

Manage evolution of quality control process dedicated to SP.

Ensure deployment and validation of new processes in line with project planning

Issue relevant documents in the Quality System.

Manages technicians that are eventually under his responsibility.

Perform Transfer of Technology on SP: documentation, process and means validation, training.


Train the workers and EPU managers and Industrial Quality  Inspectors to execute SP.

Ensure continuous training and permanent qualification of the workers to PS.

Train support functions to business rules linked to PS (Engineering, PME, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality)

Execution / Serial manufacturing:

Guarantees internal control and good application of process rules in line with customers’ requirements.

Thus performs internal and external audits.

Ensure day to day monitoring of SP business rules and solve issues concerning SP.

In case of non-conformity or incident, investigate root causes, finds and implement repair solutions.

Demonstrate QCD and EHS improvement linked to SP through efficient action plans. Measure performance linked with site industrial objectives and through APSYS audit for instance.

Support Sourcing and Supplier Quality teams during quality crisis.


Participate to meetings and working groups of the SP network and Standards committee

Propose improvement ideas and evolution of the business rules of their domain


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge :

Engineering degree in process engineering, mechanical, electrical or chemical.

Training and Qualification by a third party for PS if need be (eg welding)

2 to 5 years experience in industrial field

Practice the special process in question from 2 to 5 years (execution, definition, qualification)

Good teaching skills (able to provide training to a group of trainees).

Good English knowledge




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.   


Job Segment: Product Development, Supply Chain, Supply, Research, Operations

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