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SPQD Engineer ( M/F)

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Date: 19-Aug-2021

Location: Valenciennes, 59, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:114922 

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.  

                               SPQD Engineer (Supplier Product Quality Development) (H/F)

 

You want to boost your career in Quality & participate to solving real-world mobility challenges?

Join our Alstom COE Team!

 

Location: Valenciennes

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us is joining a truly global community of 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

What are my responsibilities?

In charge of the validation of the CoE suppliers’ processes and products and ensure that parts delivered on site are compliant to dimensional and functional requirements.

Is accountable of the sub-system DFQ (Development for quality) Cycle application.

Guarantee the full deployment of Alstom Transport quality supplier strategy & Way Of Working

- / Product Development validation

 

  • Ensure the product quality robustness in concept phase
    • Participate to the Design Reviews in order to challenge the design on the manufacturing feasibility
    • Define the Project Quality requirements and validate the Technical Specifications
    • Ensure that the product quality Return of Experience is taken into account in product development
    • Perform the product risk analysis with engineering team
    • Ensure that the key characteristics of the products are identified and ensure their consistency
    • Validate the sub-system LDR ( Launch Design review )
    • Issue Quality specifications for RFQ (Request for quotation) Package
  • Ensure the product quality robustness in specification phase
    • Validate the Technical Specification and Quality specification Clause by clause
    • Prepare SQS( Supplier Quality Status) for Business Award and obtain waiver approval when necessary
       
      Responsibilities
       
      A / Product Development validation
       
  • Ensure the product quality robustness in concept phase
    • Participate to the Design Reviews in order to challenge the design on the manufacturing feasibility
    • Define the Project Quality requirements and validate the Technical Specifications
    • Ensure that the product quality Return of Experience is taken into account in product development
    • Perform the product risk analysis with engineering team
    • Ensure that the key characteristics of the products are identified and ensure their consistency
    • Validate the sub-system LDR (Launch Design review )
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    • Issue Quality specifications for RFQ ( Request For Quotation) Package
  • Ensure the product quality robustness in specification phase
    • Validate the Technical Specification and Quality specification Clause by clause
    • Prepare SQS(Supplier Quality Status) for Business Award and obtain waiver approval when necessary
    • Check that the design is in line with the pre-selected suppliers capabilities (Technomatrix)
    • Set the mitigation plan based on the product risk analysis
    • Ensure that the supplier Return of Experience is taken into account in product development
    • Participate to the Design Reviews in order to confirm the design manufacturing feasibility with suppliers
    • Set up the requested tooling list
    • Ensure that the expected perceived quality is defined and validated with internal customer
    • Ensure that the key characteristics of the products are defined and ensure their consistency
    • Validate the sub-system SDR (Specific Design Review)
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      B / Supplier Industrial processes validation
       
  • Manage the suppliers’ industrial processes development
    • Attend and validate the sub-system PDR(Preliminary Design Review) and CDR 5 Critical Design Review)
    • Ensure that the products key characteristics are well defined on assembly drawings and taken into account in the suppliers’ processes
    • Supervise the Process FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis), its action plan implementation on the suppliers’ process, control plan, reports, boundary samples,…
    • Collect the project master samples, and validate the supplier secondary master samples for the Go Prod milestone
    • Ensure that the necessary series tests are in place in supplier premises
    • Perform the processes audits to qualify supplier process consistency (repeatability, capabilities, conformity of means and products) , perform the suppliers’ capacity audit, analyze the potential issues during the supplier production preparation phase and support the suppliers in implementing the right processes in order to respect the products quality requirements
    • Create the necessary design change requests for production preparation phase and share them with the CoE project team
    • Ensure that defect book is in place , committed by suppliers and agreed with Internal customer
    • Monitor and validate the supplier production means and the critical FAI( First article inspection) tier 2 components prior to Go Prod
    • Ensure that the parts manufactured are compliant to specifications
    • Manage Go Prod on time in full
    • Manage FAI ( First article inspection) Go on time
    • Ensure that all the contractual documentation requested to the suppliers is delivered and approved on time through the supplier quality portal
  • Ensure the right quality of the 1st deliveries
    • Manage the first batches release: go in supplier premises and control all the first parts to be delivered on projects before shipping
    • Get the waiver approved from customers in case of deviation or derogation prior to deliver
    • Analyse the 8D of suppliers during serial production phase and ensure quick response from suppliers
    • Participate to the internal supplier performance assessment
    • Ensure consistent Quality Handover to SQA (Supplier Quality Assurance)
  • Promote Continuous Improvement
    • Formalize the return of experience within the CoE and share it with Engineering team
    • Share the best practises
  • Composite FRP network player
    • Define and promote standard FRP solutions towards engineering team
    • Define / maintain FRP design and manufacture guidelines
    • Be an active player of FPR core competency network
       
      What do I need to qualify for this job?
      Knowledge & experience:
    • 03 to 05 years’ experience in Supplier Quality Assurance , Production management, Engineering or industrial Engineering
    • Strong knowledge of Problem solving methods (8D, QRQC …) and Risk Analysis Methods (FMEA…)
    • Good technical knowledge in composite parts and composite processes (hand lay-up, infusion, thermoplastic, LRTM, SMC) to assess supplier production means
    • Expertise in special processes (painting, adhesive, welding, …)
    • Good technical knowledge in composite parts to challenge and ensure design to manufacture approach
    • Good technical knowledge of the following industrial products: aluminium profiles, stainless steel and aluminium sheet metal, honeycomb, casting parts
    • Mechanical engineering background
    • Able to work in an international, multi-sites and matrix organization
    • Good Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Travel; 50% of the time, in France and abroad.  
      Knowledge & Experience :
    • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Supplier Quality Assurance , Production management, Engineering or industrial Engineering
    • Strong knowledge of Problem solving methods (8D, QRQC …) and Risk Analysis Methods (FMEA…)
    • Good technical knowledge in composite parts and composite processes (hand lay-up, infusion, thermoplastic, LRTM, SMC)
    • Good technical knowledge of the following industrial products: aluminium profiles, stainless steel and aluminium sheet metal, honeycomb, casting parts
    • Mechanical engineering background
    • Able to work in an international, multi-sites and matrix organization
    • Good Communication and interpersonal skills
    • English written and spoken mandatory
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      Competencies & Skills
    • Rigor and Discipline, ability to say no, resilience
    • Leadership
    • Communication skills
    • Team Management : None

 

 

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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