SLE Maintenance Engineering Coordinator

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Date: 20-Nov-2022

Location: Vado Ligure, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:132764 

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.

Are you responsible? Proactive? Organized? Then you are the right person to join us as a SLE Fleet Maintenance Engineering Support Coordinator in Vado Ligure, Italy.

Purpose of the job 

The Fleet Maintenance Engineer Support Coordinator is part of SLE (Services Locomotive Europe) organization. The mission of Fleet Maintenance Engineering is to support the local Field Maintenance Engineers on Corrective & Preventive Maintenance which are related to maintenance projects on fleets of railway vehicles. The activities start from the delivery of the fleet over its whole life-time (including the feedback loop to new design). Field Maintenance Engineering supports product lines Fleet Maintenance (FM), with main focus on TRAXX fleets, but not only.

All what above should be achieved by:

•    Have a complete understanding of the maintenance regime of rolling stock fleets;

•    Collect and appraise in-service field data (failure data and all other maintenance related data, within several FM projects) in accordance with AT procedures and tools;

•    Ensure maintenance labour and material cost related data (the “actual”) are collected in a correct way and immediately available to PM and Procurement;

•    Provide verified and consistent RAM & LCC information (raw and elaborated data) to Fleet Engineering for the study of opportunities and the preparation of new FM offers/bids;

•    Proactively contribute to achieve and keep contractual RAM & LCC performances all over the contract duration, including analyse the failure mode and the identification of the critical systems and subsystem (driving the evaluation of items to monitor by prognostic analysis);

•    Support the local teams on the MMS setup (Maximo), operation and troubleshooting also sharing information coming from other BT organization; 

•    Act as a FRACAS facilitator in the FM Projects’ Core Teams;

•    Monitor that, within data collection and technical support, the vehicles configuration is properly managed;

•    Support all the engineering work related to the projects (in case of technical issues related to the maintenance);

•    Identify and close limitations of fleet or product improvements (if dictated by unsatisfactory RAM behaviour in service) by addressing issues to the proper function (Product Division, Services Operations, PM, etc.) and following their solution and implementation, including the interfaces with system engineers (AT and Suppliers) to move ahead in the evolution of prognostic analysis' elaboration;

•    Provide systematic inputs on operation performance improvement, Life Cycle Cost management and technical clearance;

•    Contribute to the implementation and validation of prognostic algorithms to identify the health (degradation and Remaining Useful Life) of the critical systems, to promote the Condition Based Maintenance strategy;

•    Provide technical support and expertise to Procurement on spares, services and facilities, including support to external Suppliers when required;

•    Actively work to optimize the maintenance plan, on the basis of field experience collected by all countries/projects;

•    Interact with Fleet Engineering, Services Division, AT at any level, as part of the organization (e.g. for workshops, trainings, tools, expertise networking, exchange of best practices);

•    Liaise with the wider AT engineering community in order to collect RAM&LCC benchmark figures relevant to any new opportunity/bid/offer/project;

•    Support the central/local teams in the preparation, submission and negotiation of FM offers/bids to the customer (especially for what concerns maintenance regime/plan and RAM&LCC performances);

•    Proactively act to define and manage any AT interdivisional agreement concerning the share of responsibilities amongst other AT Divisions during the joint execution of new vehicles and FM supply;

•    Support local teams in the preparation and discussion with other Functions, at Country/Region level, all the necessary documents required by AT Governance;

•    Support the Bid teams to obtain the required documentations to prepare maintenance offers, liaising directly with Product family and Product engineering, and to manage the delivery of Services useful data to the local teams;


AT = Alstom Transportation 

RAM&LCC = Reliability, Availability, Maintainability & Life Cycle Cost

MMS = Maintenance Management System (e.g. MAXIMO)

FRACAS = Failure Report Analysis and Corrective Action System




Attitude to work within a virtual team (outside place of work), capability to manage cross function processes, experience in complex/matrix organization, excellent interpersonal skills with team, peers, partners, suppliers

Product Knowledge

Knowledge of Maintenance Engineering and Quality management systems, knowledge of Project Management, knowledge of Railways market regulations, analytical skills, very strong English skills (including Technical), other language skills considered a plus (German mainly)

Co-ordination, preparation and precision of data input

Experience in analysis and redefinition of company processes, experience in ensuring consistent reporting, strong focus on technical performance and maintenance improvements

Process Owner

Support in implementation of standardized processes and tools, flawless coordination of information, to support a transparent and well informed business decision process.


Verification and good understanding of technical and contractual documents, in respect of AT policy and law regulations.



•    Very solid background in Maintenance Engineering is key due to high responsibility for railways vehicles' management with detailed knowledge of locomotives maintenance processes and general maintenance practices. 

•    A good understanding of railways vehicle design and how it impacts whole life costs, and also how Clients operational requirements influence the design and maintenance strategy.  (Design for Serviceability)

•    Good technical understanding to easily work/move within a highly innovative and constantly changing technical environment. Constant and comprehensive exchange with Product Engineering, Logistic and Procurement functions is required on a daily basis.

•    Is required experience with industrial engineering, maintenance projects or vehicles fleet management and all related aspects (e.g. customer requirements handling, support to manufacturing and operations maintenance costing, development of maintenance strategies, interface with other internal departments and/or Customers).

•    Excellent communication skills (able to communicate to stakeholders ant several organisational levels), together with a track record in negotiating to achieve optimal all around agreements.

•    Italian - fluent, English- fluent, other language are considered a plus (German mainly).



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