Train Manager

Apply now »

Date: 26 May 2024

Location: Savigliano, CN, IT

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.
 

EN-VR-12 TRAIN MANAGER

Purpose of the Job:

  • Ensures the adequation between train preparation and availability to run during tests phases
  • Ensures proper EHS management during heavy rolling Stock testing

Tests on RS Sites – Train Manager’s Responsibilities:

  • Representing the Train Validation Enigineer on board the train, during validations and certification tests.
  • Preparing the test implementation (staffing, availability of tools and on-board spare parts, ...).
  • Checking the ability of the train and its environment to complete the test.
  • Giving instructions to the driver.
  • Producing failure reports to the Tests Manager.
  • Producing the test book (test events chronology).
  • Operationally coordinating all the on-board actors.
  • Responsible for the overall safety of the test (EHS) and must make sure that all people on board the train know these EHS rules.
  • Managing the First Aid Box and knowing alert’s channels in case of accident.
  • Making sure that test train set’s configuration is properly managed.

Test on private tests centre – Train Manager’s responsibilities:

  • Representing the TVE on board the train, during validations and certification tests
  • Preparing the test implementation (staffing, availability of tools and on-board spare parts, ...).
  • Checking the ability of the train to complete the test.
  • Is the interlocutor together with the Test Manager (TV), daily, of the Railway Test Centre and follows the way various testing phases are organized.
  • At the beginning of any test sequence and after the Railway Test Centre placed testing means at his disposal, he compulsory confirms to the Test Centre Central Command Room the status of tracks availability and the current consignations before authorizing the test track access to his testing team, including external taking part persons.
  • Formal transmission to the Test Centre Central Command Room, when test shift is over, of the following status :
  • side tracking and steadying of trucks and/or train set
  • power switch off
  • any incident or anomaly he may have met during the test shift
  • Support to the Test Manager to create the failure reports.
  • Support to the Test Manager on producing the test book (test events chronology).
  • Operationally coordinating all the on-board actors.
  • He is responsible for the safety of all people attending the tests, belonging to the Company but also sub-contractors. As such, he is also responsible for the distribution and the application of the safety rules defined by the Railway Test Centre by the same people. He manages the applicable prévention plan.
  • Managing the First Aid Box and knowing alert’s channels in case of accident.
  • Making sure that test train set’s configuration is properly managed.
  • The train manager has to be informed about the train set status esp. on modifications on the train set performed by TV team or sub-suppliers, maintenance team and has to decide if the train set is still in a safe condition (maybe by support of technical experts) or not. If not, he has the right to stop the tests.

On public infrastructure – Train Manager´s responsibilities:

  • Representing the TVE on board the train, during validations and certification tests.
  • Preparing the test implementation (staffing, availability of tools and on-board spare parts, ...).
  • Checking the ability of the train to complete the test.
  • Is the unique interlocutor of the responsible person (Train or Test Manager) nominated by the Testing Body in charge of the tests campaign (non Alstom: e.g.: Eurailtest AEF).
  • He takes part in the tests.
  • He coordinates the work to be done by the various Company teams and the Test Manager regarding their organization and implementation when the train set is not in dynamic tests.
  • Support to the Alstom Tests Manager on producing failure reports.
  • Support to the Alstom Tests Manager on producing the test book (test events chronology).
  • Operationally coordinating all the on-board actors, should they be Alstom or assimilated (Co Parts, suppliers on board the train) under the responsibility of the person in charge (Train or Test Manager).

Requirements:

mandatory

  • experience in managing occupational safety issues
  • knowledge of english
  • good communication and synthesis skills
  • availability for medium-long term travel abroad

preferable

  • knowledge of railway
  • experience in tests on vehicle 

 

Why Work  for Us?  At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.

More about Alstom www.alstom.com


Job Segment: Manager, Management

Apply now »