Special Process Coordinator for Casting (f/m/d)

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Date: 13 Feb 2024

Location: Siegen, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:428614 

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 75,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


Could you be the full-time Local Special Process Coordinator for Casting in Siegen we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your casting process expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Micha Barth (Special Process Site Manager , Siegen), and work alongside  dedicated and passionate teammates.

You'll specifically coordinate the industrial control of the Special Processes (SP) during tender phase, product development, industrialization, manufacturing and warranty.

Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business such as logistic, procurement, quality and engineering departments.


We’ll look to you for

  • Contributing 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. 
  • Contributing during specification and design phases to technical solution decisions associated to special processes.
  • Building the SP REX and interact with product engineering to redirect the design if necessary.
  • Managing industrial risk through Process FMEA and associated improvement action plan.
  • Defining requirements and rules for associated tooling necessary to start production.
  • Qualifying the product/process pair as well as industrial means to be put in place in line with the design.
  • Supporting sourcing and SQD teams in the suppliers’ qualification and in quality follow up for suppliers concerned by SP. Contribute to development of local suppliers.
  • Managing evolution of quality control process dedicated to SP.
  • Ensuring deployment and validation of new processes in line with project planning
  • Issuing relevant documents in the Quality System.
  • Managing technicians that are eventually under his responsibility.
  • Performing Transfer of Technology on SP: documentation, process and means validation, training.
  • Training the workers and EPU managers to execute SP.
  • Ensuring continuous training and permanent qualification of the workers to SP.
  • Training support functions to business rules linked to SP (Engineering, PME, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality)
  • Guarantying internal control and good application of process rules in line with customers’ requirements.
  • Support in conducting internal and external audits.
  • Ensuring 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.
  • Demonstrating QCD and EHS improvement linked to SP through efficient action plans. Measure performance linked with site industrial objectives and through APSYS audit for instance.
  • Supporting Sourcing and Supplier Quality teams during quality crisis.
  • Participating to meetings and working groups of the SP network.
  • Proposing improvement ideas and evolution of the business rules of their domain.
  • Releaseing or blocking of products and/or supplier based on performed FAI’s and audits
  • Implementing supplier approval and process audits at suppliers
  • Selecting and defining of foundries as suppliers
  • Reviewing of casting technologies and production concepts also in coordination with ENG
  • Optimimasing and improving of casting processes at suppliers
  • Verifing and preparing the test scope description, preparing of corrective measures and result documentation, status reports
  • Preparing of defect analyses, continuous production inspection, correction of manufacturing processes in cooperation with the casting suppliers
  • Training of employees in casting evaluation and casting defect evaluation
  • Supporting all Alstom sites for the above casting topics


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Technical education
  • Engineering degree in process engineering, mechanical, electrical or chemical.
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in industrial method
  • Practice the special process in question from 2 to 5 years (execution, definition, qualification)
  • Training and Qualification by a third party for SP if need be
  • Is officially recognised as expert by the Central Special Process coordinator
  • Able to read, write and speak English and German
  • Experience in working with an ERP (such as SAP) for Bill of Materials, Routings, Configuration follow-up
  • Knowledge of CAD and PLM tools (CATIA, DELMIA, ecc)


Things you’ll enjoy

  • Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our flexible working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension).



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. 


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