Maintenance Supervisor

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Date: 25-Jun-2022

Location: West Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Company: Alstom

Req ID:297184 

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

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as Maintenance Supervisor  in West Melbourne,AU.



  • Maintenance Supervisors provide overall management of maintenance work on VLine rollingstock at the West Melbourne Maintenance facility and Southern Cross Station with the aim of ensuring the fleet is running efficiently, safely, and abiding by relevant industry standards.
  • In order to maintain consistently high standards of quality assurance, all of the duties outlined in this position description require due care in completion and attention to quality at all times.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the organisation and direction of workforce to perform maintenance operations in accordance with instructions, schedules and quality requirements.(ie, Quality checks, tool box meetings, etc).
  • Oversee the coordination of plant, equipment and tools to meet facility load requirements.
  • Provide shop floor information for monitoring and motivating the progress of maintenance activities.
  • Compile and report against measurements illustrating the areas performance.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in maintenance processes, with the aim of reducing the total cost of operation while not compromising safety or reliability of the fleet.
  • Interface with and ensure the delivery from other departments (e.g. Stores, Purchasing) to maintain smooth running of the maintenance facility.
  • Develop operational initiatives for the maintenance operation.
  • Provide supervision of maintenance staff in their area. This includes management of “soft” issues (i.e. morale, housekeeping, attendance, punctuality, work ethic, discipline, holidays & cover etc). Highlight staff/resource requirements to the VLM Fleet Manager.
  • Ensure maintenance workforce compliance with EH&S policies and ensure accident reporting is done promptly and completely.
  • Provide direction and training to maintenance employees in work procedures
  • Customer liaison regarding maintenance performance, vehicle condition and availability.
  • Other duties as delegated by VLM Fleet Manager and Maintenance Operations Manager.


Key Requirements:

  • Qualified in relevant trade (electrical or mechanical)
  • Track Safety Awareness
  • 8+ years’ experience working in rollingstock maintenance
  • Satisfactory pass of Rail Safety Medical
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Interest in the rail industry

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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