Project Manager Interiors-COE

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Date: 24-Jul-2021

Location: Valenciennes, 59, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:118362 

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.  

Job Title & Purpose


Job Title

Interiors Project Manager



Purpose of the Job/Objective

Is accountable for the QCDT achievement of Interiors parts in compliance with the Center of Excellence Interiors commitments

Position in the Organisation


Organisation Reporting

  • Reports to : CoE Project Managers Leader


Network & Links

Internal Interfaces: Interiors CoE Engineering, Project Team, Site Engineering team , Sourcing, Quality, Industrial, Bid, Costing


External Interfaces: Suppliers




Performance Measurement

  • 100% FAI (First Article Inspection) GO on time
  • 100% FEI (First Equipment Installation) GO first time
  • Respect of CoE planning milestones (projects)
  • Respect of targeted recurring / non-recurring costs (projects)
  • Respect of Design for Quality milestones





  • Coordinate various stakeholders to ensure QCDT deliverables: site Engineering, CoE Interiors team, Sourcing, Quality, Industrial, Costing, Suppliers


  • Ensures that Design for Quality process, Design reviews and standard CoE Interiors key processes are applied.


  • At tender phase

Upon request, supports the preparation of local tenders as a relay of the CoE bid or engineering teams


  • At project phase

- Manages CoE Interiors activities according to Contract requirements and CoE Interiors QCDT commitment

- Is responsible of recurring and non-recurring cost achievements

- Drive the CoE planning and the suppliers planning until IQA GO

- Manages the interfaces with Project, site Engineering and suppliers

- Manage changes orders until FAI

- Implements and updates CoE Interiors risks mitigation plan

- Manages, communicates and escalates on critical paths

- Manages the Operational Quality in order to improve Project execution, with support of Supplier Product Quality Manager and Engineering Quality Manager

- Ensures on time Project and customer’s approvals of relevant documentation. If any, ensures deployment of improvement application in Ref lib.

- Manage first deliveries,  first deliveries missing parts, retrofit configuration and application.


  • At serial phase

- Collects the Return of Experience from Project phase and share with CoE Interiors relevant folders and catalogues of best practices

- Establishes for each change request the CoE QCDT commitment

- Manages changes requests with Project team and Supplier

Job Specifications


Knowledge & Experience :

  • 5 years experience in project management in high mix / low volumes industries
  • Able to demonstrate animation skills of cross-functional skills
  • Capable to anticipate issues and to be proactive
  • Ability to prioritize and to work effectively under pressure to meet the deadline
  • Able to work in an international, multi-site and matrix organization structure
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Engineering Degree (Generalist)



Team size :

  •    No direct management



An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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