Maintenance Planning / Scheduling Officer

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Date: 11-Jun-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:250821 


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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 

Join us as Maintenance Planning / Scheduling Officer, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in Toronto, in our site in Willowbrook (ON), CA.


You will be responsible for all equipment cycles, periodic maintenance scheduling, maximizing train schedule cycling to ensure all maintenance schedules are met in accordance with the Maintenance Contract. You will be in charge monitoring Liquidated Damages, reviewing data to refute claims. Monitor Service Requests, and Work Order creation and completion.


You will ensure that Regulatory compliance is maintained for all locomotive and coach equipment, the records of these inspections will be inspected by the Transport Canada Authorities at least 3 times per year. Any violations can result in penalties and sanctions.


You will be responsible for the development of new KPI dashboards and new Reports using SQL and Power BI


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Set monthly PM, Coach Quadrennials, Locomotive 90 Inspections and weekly toilet servicing schedules.
  • Maintain Regulatory compliance of equipment periodic inspections.
  • Review consist cycles to optimize maintenance scheduling and production targets.
  • Create business cases to present to GO Transit to ensure consist is returned within the 24 hour window to protect revenue targets.
  • Supervise clerks doing Maximo entries to ensure SR’s and WO’s are being created, and closed in a timely basis.
  • Establish targets for SR and WO handling and then monitor their performance.
  • Focus on old dated SR’s, GO Audit, and CITs by evaluating priority, triaging and coordinating resources with shop supervisors.
  • Monitor Customer, and Alstom Willowbrook equipment audits, to ensure work items and responses are completed within contractual time frames.
  • Produce short term daily production plans and distribute to all parties, conveying a consistent message about the 24 hour operational plan.
  • Balance shop workloads, and major inspection schedules against Shop capacity.
  • Update PM schedules as needed.
  • Update Job Plans tasks and material Pick list
  • Develop and maintain KPIs dashboards
  • Develop ad hoc reports using SQL or SAP BO


As our ideal candidate:

  • Qualified applicants will have a University Degree in Planning or a related field. (IT inclined)
  • Strong analytical and planning skills and thorough knowledge of transit planning processes and methodologies
  • Demonstrated project management and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to coordinate multiple complex projects, meeting schedule and budget commitments.
  • Minimum six (3) years’ experience in transportation planning, including in a project management or coordination role
  • You have Mechanical or Electrical Technician qualifications will be considered an asset
  • Proficient in Power BI SQL, SAP Crystal Reports and SAP BO
  • Strong Maximo knowledge


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?  


Open to the new perspectives and challenges today!


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. 


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.


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