Project Quality and Safety Manager

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Date: 04-Jun-2022

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Company: Alstom

Req ID:228001 

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 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide




Customer Quality

  • Be the interface with the Customer quality and safety teams


Project Quality

  • Establish the Project Quality plan and ensure the proper application during contract execution in accordance with the contract requirements, and to the Alstom processes
  • Contribute to the criticality assessment of sub-systems to ensure right level of safety and quality assurance as well as inspection activities for all identified CTQ.
  • Be the preferable interface in the Project Team for all Project Quality aspects (Engineering (EQ), Industrial (IQ) and Supplier (SQ))
  • Guide project teams in understanding Quality contributions to the project.
  • Animate and coordinate the project quality community (system and sub-systems)
  • Provide quality awareness on quality activities planned for the project and organize (if needed) quality trainings
  • Support, upon request, project audits, reviews and approval of supplier quality systems and audits compliance


Project execution controls

  • Support the project team and the PM to prepare DFQ gate reviews & follow up related action plans
  • Report quality and safety alerts and manage Non-conformities and Safety issues
  • Ensure a project Quality Control plan is prepared and, if required, presented to the customer
  • Ensure quality of the technical modifications (CR) made during the project
  • Ensure that safety assessment is correctly implemented (i.e.: safety review) and prepare safety authorization
  • Control project deliverables compliance through inspection and audits - to authorize presentation / delivery to customer
  • Ensure that REX of all the Functions (métiers) has been considered in the Risks & Opportunities and closely monitor to prevent occurrence
  • Is the owner of the Supplier Part List (SPL), and ensure the list is properly created by each Sub-system
  • Ensure with SQ Team and/or Procurement a good synchronization and follow-up of GO Production and FAI activities, relative to the SPL
  • Ensure a customer inspection acceptance criteria booklet is established and agreed with the customer
  • Support customer inspections at Alstom and customer sites
  • Ensure the train/product history book is prepared and handed over to the customer for each train/product
  • Support the PM/PD/CD with the customer satisfaction survey, its analysis and associated action plan
  • Ensure and improve the tender quality during tender phase, upon request


Measure and improve project quality performance:

  • Facilitate problem solving during project execution phase to reduce the costs of non-quality (8D, REX and standards evolution)
  • Improve the efficiency of quality teams to reduce the Function costs
  • Ensure that the relevant stakeholders are included in Customer issues solving process (if needed).
  • Implement an effective corrective and preventive action system
  • Provide support for periodic progress reporting through quality indicators and identify improvement opportunities


Performance measurements (project related):

  • On Time” Gate Reviews and shared with PMO “DFQ Look Ahead”
  • Number of remaining Safety or Customer Issues to fix after target time agreed
  • Project Quality documentation delivered and approved on time
  • Safety Authorizations prepared and approved on time
  • Quality inspections implemented (internally and with customer)
  • FAI and FAR/FMR/SMR processes applied and implemented on time
  • Railway safety issues reported on time
  • Cost of Non-Quality properly reported speed to solve non-conformities
  • Customer Satisfaction Survey process properly applied
  • Project Performance Indicator



  • Graduate or post-Graduate degree in engineering with management background depending on the size of the project
  • Experience in managing Quality tools and problem-solving tools
  • Awareness on Processes and Products delivered in the project
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of railway industry (norms, certifications…) would be an asset
  • Experience in Quality / audit are appreciated


Based in Stockholm with regular travels to Germany 




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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