R&D Program Manager

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Date: 30-May-2022

Location: Vasteras, Sweden

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 245406 

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

Alstom is recruiting a R&D Program Manager for its Brake System division located in Västerås, Sweden. This newly created division aims to capitalize Alstom know-how on brakes and to define brake products for its rolling stock applications. The Brakes System Department innovates and defines the brakes of the future, foster cooperation between customers, suppliers, and academics. Its scope includes product & industrial strategy, offer & contract execution, product safety, reliability improvement, and return of experience.


As R&D Program Manager, you are responsible for management and successful completion of cross-functional activities leading to the development of new brake products for the European and international market.


Your mission is to:

  • Ensure the respect the Quality, Cost and Delivery targets of your R&D program
  • Plan, monitor, control and manage the R&D program (deliverables, schedule, resources, cost, risks, savings) for the brake scope
  • Manage functionally a multidisciplinary team
  • Coordinate all departments (engineering, quality, industrialization, sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing) contributing to your R&D program
  • Report to the management about the progress of the R&D program
  • Ensure the proper deployment of brake products on first applications


Being integrated into multicultural teams working on railway projects for the European and international market, you will develop your career progressively in the railway domain. The role provides an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated, driven individual to contribute significantly to the success of Alstom organisation.


Your profile:

  • Background in project management or R&D program management, preferably in the railway industry
  • Decision-minded and result-oriented
  • Team spirit approach, communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Swedish is an advantage but not a requirement
  • Regular travels in Europe and abroad

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. 


Västerås is a city of 130 000 habitants located one hour away from Stockholm and its Arlanda international airport. Located on the shores of the Mälaren lake, Västerås offers all the services of a modern city in a magnificent natural environment. The facility of Västerås is one of the most important of the Alstom group, thanks to its test center and its 750 employees, of which 300 engineers, mainly dedicated to traction.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.





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