Safety Assurance Manager

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Date: 30-Nov-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:314623 

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 

Purpose of the Job

Responsible for Safety Assurance Management tasks associated with Signaling products being developed and sustaining the existing products. Signaling Product solutions are comprised of Electronics, Software design that utilize technical safety concepts such as vital fail-safe design, and inherently safe design. 

Safety Assurance is the verification and validation of Design Technical Safety and Process verifications.  Detailed Hazard Analyses support demonstration of Safety, activities include top down and bottom up analyses.



  • Coordinate all the Safety Assurance activities on the product
  • Perform Safety analysis, review Design, RAM, V&V, T&C activities from a Safety perspective, and manage the Hazard Log.
  • Apply the safety assurance methodologies (risk acceptance criteria, safety analysis, verification and validation) defined for product.
  • Generate and Verify the following Safety Analyses:
  • Hazard Analysis (Preliminary Hazard Analysis, Product Hazard Analysis)
  • Hardware Hazard Analysis (HwHA) and Safety Verification (HwSV)
  • Fault Tree Analysis
  • Manufacturing Safety Verification Report (Man-SVR)
  • Safety Case/Safety Report and Hazard Log
  • Delivering within scope, on time and on budget
  • Utilizing safety process in accordance with Company and Industry standards and best practices 
  • Review safety issues and support root cause identification and mitigation measures
  • Organize and attend periodic Safety Reviews.
  • Defend Safety Case argumentations in front of internal (QS, Safety Assessor) and external (ISA) assessors; define and follow-up action plans to close the findings of the assessor 
  • Manage (if any) the Safety Assurance Engineers involved on the project / system / product
  • Typical Performance Measurement:
    • No "NO GO" for Safety reasons in Gate Reviews
    • Assessment Findings: Low rework due to External / Internal Assessments
    • Late Safety Requirements Identification
    • Safety Findings: Quality of the inputs
  • Build the Safety Reports and the Safety Case   


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering


  • Strong background in Product Development or System Design microprocessor based system for highly regulated industry (Rail, Defense, Nuclear or Space)
  • Self-starter able to work independently with a sense of urgency and network effectively to gather data from different sources
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Self-motivated, detailed oriented ability to learn new techniques in a changing environment are desired. Knowledge of international standards: IEC, IEEE, AREMA, CENELEC, MIL-STD


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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