Lead Engineer -Supplier Quality

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Date: 06-Jan-2023

Location: Sri City, AP, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:402803 

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.   

Lead Engineer - Supplier Quality   


About Alstom in IndiaAlstom has established a strong presence in India. Currently, the company is executing metro projects in several Indian cities including Chennai, Kochi and Lucknow where it is supplying Rolling Stock manufactured out its state of the art facility at SriCity in Andhra Pradesh. In the Mainline space, Alstom is executing Signaling & Power Supply Systems for the 343 Km. section on World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. Phase 1 in the construction of the new electric locomotive factory for manufacturing and supply of 800 units of 12000HP locomotives is also complete at Madhepura, Bihar while the depot at Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh is ready to commence operation. Alstom has set up an Engineering Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru, and this coupled with a strong manufacturing base as well as localized supply chains, is uniquely positioned to serve customers across the globe. Today, Alstom in India employs close to 3600 people and in line with Government of India’s ‘Make in India’ policy initiative, Alstom has been investing heavily in the country in producing world class rolling stock, components, design, research and development to not only serve the domestic market, but also rest of the world. www.alstom.com/ India


Network and Links :

Internal: SPQD,SQD,COE ,Industrial, Advance Industrial, Engineering,Manufactruing, Site quality

External: Suppliers  and  Resident engineers.

Purpose of the Job:Work closely with External suppliers to manage non - conformance & supplier governance through supplier management procedure .

Organization Structure : The supplier  quality leader will report hierarchically to Supplier Quality Manager .


Mission & Responsibility

Objectives : To apply & deploy supplier quality assurance policy in accordance with sourcing . Manage Non - Conformity report & supplier performance for precise scope of suppliers /projects in serial production.Contributes into supplier improvement actions and drive RFT towards Zero defect culture .


Responsibility :

Non- Conformities Management

    - Responsible for Non-Conformity day-to day management, ensuring reactivity to inform supplier of Non Conformity Report (NCR), to replace defective parts

       and to implement securization.

_ Animate Non Conformities Report treatment by setting-up relevant actions plan to reach Non Conformity Report (NCR) target.

_ Invoice the Cost Of Non Quality (CONQ S1) to the suppliers.

Containment actions

_ Organize the retrofit to be performed by the supplier.

_ Decide quality wall if necessary.

Solving issues & Continuous Improvement

_ Challenge our suppliers to enforce relevant corrective and preventive action plan, challenge reactivity.

_ Audit supplier process to check the effectiveness of the corrective and preventive action plan and ensure control plan sustainability (regular follow-up on main suppliers).

  _ For ‘trusted’ suppliers: be part of the Return Of experience (REX) analysis.

Top Issues Dashboard

_ Prepare and monitor supplier Quality review at unit level to tackle the Top issues.


Qualification and Skills

Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical…) or equivalent.

12+ years of experience in Supplier Quality Assurance / Supplier development Quality


Skill Set Requirement for Supplier Quality Lead 

- Good stakeholder management

 - Agile personality 

 - In connection with the  Quality & Continuous Competencies Matrix  

- 8D Methodology,

- PFEMA & Control plan 

- Statistical process controls 

- Collaborative

- Persuasive and resilient

 - Fluent in English

-  Team management 

 - 6 sigma green belt /Black belt prefferred 

- ISO 9001-2015 

- Knowledge in railway industry  

- Proficiency in MS excel, powerpoint ,MS word 


Location: Sricity,AndhraPradesh.

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.   


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