Supplier Product Quality Development (SPQD) Engineer - Train Sub-System Products

Date: 17-Apr-2019

Location: Shanghai, 31, China

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: 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.

Position Overview:   

Manage the in-charged suppliers and leading on the overall projects (development of System Products) in a define timing.



1 - SPQD plans development from tender phase till FAI GO (AA0)

  • Be responsible at tender phase to communicate and validate quality specifications and SPQD plan in anticipation with suppliers
  • To manage the SQS phase till the Business Award in coordination with sourcing, and validate the relevant waivers
  • To perform SPQD plan by setting-up relevant actions plan all along the product / process development to reach Supplier FAI go on time
  • To monitor Project supplier quality deliverables though the Supplier Quality Portal (SQP) interface.
  • To apply the application of the DFQ process and validates each milestones, and perform Go Prod and FAI at supplier premise.
  • Be responsible to perform the handover with SQA


    2 - Skip release inspection & NCE Management

  • To perform the skip release inspection and integrate NCE detected by Site. Aim is NO issue detected after the inspection.
  • To support AT sites to challenge the supplier corrective action plans during project phase for NCR/NCE from sites and OIL during the skip inspection. To follow up till all of them close.


    3 - Management revenue service issues

  • To attend supplier problem kickoff meeting, and check team members in SQP and check target date
  • To challenge supplier 8D's: Check that containment actions are in place, participate to root cause validation, and ensure that corrective actions are deployed
  • To follow up supplier action plan with target dates, and review supplier performance (OIL, KPI)
  • To exchange information with ALSTOM manufacturing/project site in time
  • To support sourcing with evidences in case of claim process


    4 - Management, performances  and reporting

  • To inform SPQD manager, Sourcing, Industrial and engineering / projects entities about the main issues and increment ROE
  • To report about his activities and manage his indicators (example: visual management, SQP) in / on time.
  • To participate in the management of yellow suppliers status and support on RED supplier management 
  • To ensure his/her required qualifications to have the right level of expertise
  • To take other proper tasks assigned by company or line manager 
  • All reporting on time with high quality, for weekly report and SPQD HUB report


    5 - Contribute to continuous improvement program

  • To propose good practices
  • To contribute for APSYS roadmap’s SPQD related questions.
  • To maintain the SQP tool for SPQD job well and support supplier application of SQP as well.
  • To perform the supplier general / special process audit and follow up the OIL when needed.
  • Self-development and qualification according the central qualification target.


6 - Social responsibility

  • To secure that Alstom’s policies in terms of social responsibility (Environmental, health and safety, Child labor, ethics …) are enforced at suppliers’ sites.
  • To secure that all Alstom employees operating on supplier’s site do so in a hazard free environment.
  • To respect the Alstom rules (Example : Alstom employee handbook & Ethic requirements)



  • Quality Engineer and/or Product or manufacturing engineering with 5 years’ experience minimum.
  • Mechanical & electrical engineering knowledge is a must
  • Work experience in HVAC, door, or other system (mechanical & electrical) products in automotive, rolling stock and other similar industrial field is required.
  • Experience on processes: painting, crimping/wiring, gluing, welding, and etc
  • Quality tools experienced (FMEA, Design of Experiments, Control Plan, PDCA, 8D…)
  • Practical knowledge on Quality, Product and industrial Process within its Commodity / Domain
  • Understanding of technical interdependencies
  • Fluent in English and French is added
  • The job location will be the AIC office in Shanghai, the owner of this position must be ready for a huge mobility in his/her perimeter and sometimes worldwide.

At Alstom Transport, 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 information about Alstom can be found at:


Job Type: Experienced

Job Segment: HVAC, Operations

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