VIE - Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer

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Date: 9 Nov 2023

Location: Stockholm, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:432013 


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.



Do you want to join a world leader in the railway sector? Alstom Norway is looking for an ambitious Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer.


As a Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be responsible for Non-Conformity Report management and Supplier performance after the product validation through First Article Inspection (FAI).



Key Responsibilities


Non- Conformities Management:

  • Responsible for Non-Conformity day-to day management, insuring reactivity to inform supplier of Non-Conformity Report (NCR), to replace defective parts and to implement securitization.
  • 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.
  • Ensure management of Supplier’s waiver requests for assigned scope and Suppliers


Containment actions:

  • Organize the retrofit to be performed by the supplier.
  • Decide quality wall if necessary.


Solving issues & Continuous Improvement:

  • Secure in a timely manner strong and complete supplier containment actions plan to secure the Manufacturing line
  • Challenge our suppliers to enforce relevant corrective and preventive action plan, challenge reactivity.
  • Check the effectiveness of the corrective and preventive action plan of the Supplier, ask for evidence, challenge them and perform supplier’s visit. Ensure control plan sustainability (regular follow-up on main suppliers).
  • Set up and manage Supplier improvement roadmap for non-performing Suppliers according to Supplier Quality escalation process (Green / Yellow / Red status)
  • Organize reviews with suppliers and visit suppliers’ premises as necessary.


Inspection of low-critical parts:

  • Ensure performance of inspection for low critical parts (parts non-included Supplier Part List)
  • Check the effectiveness of the corrective and preventive action plan of the supplier (ask for evidence, challenge them, and perform supplier’s visit do supplier’ visit). Ensure control plan sustainability (regular follow-up on main suppliers).
  • For ‘trusted’ suppliers: to take 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.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality or Engineering or equivalent
  • Familiar with supplier qualifications standards (ISO, ASME, IRIS, Local Standards, etc.)
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in Quality, Production
  • See related Quality & Continuous Competencies Matrix 
  • Experience managing supplier relationships is a plus
  • Experience using SAP or similar computer applications
  • Fluent in English


Job Location


The job is based in Stockholm, Sweden.


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?  




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:​VIE​

Job Segment: Quality Assurance, SAP, ERP, Technology

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