Rolling Stock & Components EHS Director

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Date: 11-Oct-2021

Location: St Bruno, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:142164 

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.   

Purpose of the job:

The key dimensions of the job are to be the focal point of RSC product line. She/he must be part of the decision process for new industrial solution, new equipment and machines bought by RSC sites. She/he is in charge to define the new processes applicable in RSC sites. She/he in charge to define EHS standards (manufacturing and T&C), EHS guidelines and EHS method statements in the strict respect of regulatory and legal aspects. She/he is aware about return of experience from other regions and improve the existing EHS set of standards for RSC product line.  She/He will actively participate to Ergonomics management team , support ergonomics initiatives and implement ergonomics standards. .She/he is part of the management team of RSC product line. This position will be in double hat with an effective Region EHS Director.


Key accountabilities:


  • Contribute to Alstom Transport EHS Strategy definition
  • Contribute to Alstom Transport EHS Strategy defini Contribute to the definition of EHS Delivery Plan for RSC activities in line with the needs identified at central level and with the collaboration of the Region tion
  • Lead Cross-Region initiatives (when nominated) as defined in Alstom EHS MCM for RSC sites.
  • Define EHS road map, develop standards, methods and tools for RSC sites.
  • Support the development of Apsys Road map in RSC sites.
  • Contribute to the implementation of solar panels in RSC sites.
  • Support RSC sites in achieving EHS results with the collaboration of Regions Management
  • Participate to the elaboration of EHS objectives, initiate and develop programs for RSC sites for all regions in line with “Alstom in Motion” strategy.
  • Provide guidance to management about manufacturing risks. Develop standards, methods and tools, starting by defining the necessary EHS Budget and the design to be applicable.
  • Participate to the analyze of significant, severe and lost time accident if needed support to the regions.


Support Regional EHS director for animating EHS network of RSC sites.

  • Monitor, assist, coach, assess, and develop the EHS community within RSC EHS communities.
  • Support EHS resources in RSC sites about technical EHS expertise (welding, painting, fitting and T&C).


Support validation in EHS for new industrial solution, new equipment and new machines implemented in RSC sites.

  • Be in charge to consolidate all EHS questions at this stage and the standardization of that solutions within RSC sites.
  • Coordinate the ergonomics program across RS sites.
  • Be in charge to push EHS requirements inputs into DOORS database linked with new REX or new regulation.


Ensure legal watch for EHS Management system.

  • Contribute to the construction of a global EHS Alstom Management System (ISO 14001 and 45001).
  • Support standardization and consistency of EHS processes across the Region, support EHS process integration and implementation.


Report, Measure & Review

  • Inform management team about EHS performance


Performance measurements:   

  • TRIR, IFR 1.
  • Fatality / severe accidents.
  • SOV number.
  • Health and wellbeing (Occupational diseases, ergonomic).

Environment (Energy, water, waste, TOPE, VOC,). 


Educational Requirements:


  • University Engineer or Business Degree
  • Recognized Health and Safety Qualification to Diploma or Degree level
  • Environmental Qualification to Diploma or Degree level
  • Six Sigma training and or certifications Green or Black Belt.

Competencies & Skills  

  • Experience in leading a network of people reporting in dotted line.
  • Experience in multi-cultural environment & Matrix Organization.
  • Teamwork and leadership.
  • Communication and influencing skills.
  • Ability to organize, plan and schedule with very good computer skills.
  • Ability to develop a global view. 

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​