Line Manager - Fitting

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Date: 26 Jun 2024

Location: Sri City, AP, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:453431 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Purpose of the job

Manage autonomous teams of operators in order to ensure production (Safety, respect of commitments in terms of Quality, Cost, Delivery, People).

Position within the organisation


Organisation structure

The Production Unit Manager, 2nd hierarchical level, supervises production autonomous teams (total headcount : 15 to 25 people).


Hierarchical links within the organisation

Reports to the Line/Workshop manager (directly to the Production manager depending on the size of the site)


Networks and links

With support functions (Methods, Maintenance, Quality, Human Resources, Supply Chain, Engineering…).

With Union Representatives.




• Ensure safety, respect of work equipment and environment : enforce company safety rules, improve EHS,

• Manage production teams (monitor daily activities),

• Deliver production in line with quality, cost and delivery targets,

• Define and drive the implementation of improvement plans on operational (Q, C, D) and managerial (absenteeism, safety) results,

• Further implement the production system (APSYS),

• Develop autonomous production teams (develop team efficiency, multi-skills),

• Represent Site management towards employees.Competency:Competencies

• Degree : 4 year University degree or comparable professional experience of 12 Years Min .

• Knowledge of production system (lean manufacturing), and basics in Supply Chain

• Personality : Leadership, autonomy, proactiveness, resistance to stress, organisation, management skills, interpersonal skills



Environment, Health and Safety

• Enforce safety rules and maintain production means in good working order. Take all appropriate measures in case of risk,

• Ensure safety training is provided to newcomers,

• Improve Safety in the scope : communicate, perform GPI, evaluate risks, react to each incident by implementing improvement actions…etc),

• Analyse accidents, make sure that related action plans are implemented.



Ensure production according to quality required by the customer :

• Ensure that procedures are respected and self inspection performed,

• Ensure rework, « réserves » and non-conformances (internal and external) are treated,

• Organise problem solving : participate, escalate information if necessary, call for assistance from support functions, track eradication,

• Organise the update of specific technical work permits (gluing, vacuuming, welding, brazing…) and self inspection habilitations.





• Drive autonomous teams’ work in order to comply with production planning (anticipate problems),

• Define and implement corrective actions when late versus planning.



In line with concerned work packages, stick to and manage the monthly cost base :

• Optimise the allocation of available resources, track individual time sheets,

• Manage budget through indicators (direct manpower, overheads) Participate with Manufacturing Engineering to the continuous improvement of processes.



• Manage autonomous teams around QCDP objectives : by using visual management,   participates to daily meetings of the autonomous teams, communicate objectives and information needed for their achievement, bring teams problems up and organise their solving (request assistance from support functions when necessary),

• Drive the continuous improvement of results : communicate objectives, involve teams, implement actions, pull and implement improvement ideas, initiate improvement workshops (SWIP) and problem solving groups (PDCA methodology), track improvement (visual management), communicate results,

• Develop individual performance : track individual performance (evaluate, discuss with each team member at least during the annual performance review), propose salary reviews,

• Develop individual and collective competences: define and implement multi-skills.

. Develop team autonomy : make operators able to manage their daily performance on their own and to deal with 1st level problems. Implement the adequate training plan.

• Site management representative and first contact with Union Representatives



Qualification & Skills

Education & Experience:

- B.E Mechanical / Electrical with 12years Exp in Production process.

- From any Railway / Auromotive / Heavy Manufactruing Industry



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Supply, Manager, Operations, Management

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