Senior Manager Planning & Production

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Date: 04-Mar-2023

Location: Toronto, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:404520 

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 


Position Objective(s):

  • The Senior Manager plans, organizes, directs, controls, and coordinates the operation of assigned departments and directs the facility, and managerial team.



  • Responsible for the performance and supervision of shop Managerial Team;
  • Schedule and attend regular meetings with managers, supervisors, employees and the customer;
  • Administer a service function to enable a 24-hour operation;
  • Advise staff on technical and operational matters;
  • Coordinate investigations for customer issues regarding equipment maintenance;
  • Coordinate completion of special projects as required;
  • Provide investigation reports and resolution correspondence with GO Transit;
  • Responsible for preparing, administration and expenditures of the department’s annual budget;
  • Plans, develops and recommends new or revised departmental policies and procedures;
  • Provide coaching and leadership for the development of subordinates;
  • Interpret and provide guidance to staff regarding the collective agreement.



  • Participates in the performance evaluation and succession planning of personnel;
  • Supervises personnel so as to obtain maximum efficiency while applying, in his departments, the company’s policies and procedures;



Skill factors - Education/ Experience

  • 5 years+ of management responsibility in a manufacturing or maintenance environment;
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance, work order and scheduling techniques;
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of disciplines and levels, both internal and external staff;
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills;
  • Knowledge of working procedures and techniques utilized in the trade area;
  • Strong interpersonal skills for training and coaching activities;
  • Working knowledge of MS office package.




Effort factors:


  1. Physical/mental demands




  • Sedentary office work, mainly on the shop floor


  • Climbing, walking and carrying.



  1. Working conditions



  • Shift work

Ability to work days, afternoons, and night shifts


  • Travel

Between facilities


  • On-call

Emergency situations


  • Team Work

Union representatives, health & safety, shop supervisory team and the management team




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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