Obsolescence Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: 31 Mar 2024

Location: Wien, AT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:435935 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 80,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Obsolescence Manager in Vienna we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your technical expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Franz Santner, Services Engineering Manager, and work alongside passionate, motivated and flexible teammates.

You'll ensure effective obsolescence planning and strategic lifecycle management. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business to manage the entire product lifecycle. You’ll support Service Obsolescence Management activities at the site.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Optimize inventory levels and lead efforts to phase out obsolete products in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Conduct thorough analyses to identify potential obsolescence risks and recommend proactive measures
  • Develop and implement strategies to minimize the impact of product obsolescence on Alstom's operations
  • Facilitate and support the development of obsolescence management plan
  • Determine obsolescence monitoring strategies for products and projects
  • Review and validate obsolescence management plans
  • Review incoming obsolescence alerts from external sources and identify necessary actions
  • Prepare periodic project obsolescence reports including Performance Indicators
  • With Sourcing and Supply Chain, develop obsolescence management capability in Suppliers through use of Supplier Charter Audits and Obsolescence Management Plans


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Technical education or understanding of Methods Engineering, writing and improving manufacturing and/or maintenance work instructions, line balancing, Lean Manufacturing
  • IT literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • English and German fluency
  • Experience in working with an ERP (such as SAP) for Bill of Materials, Routings, Configuration follow-up
  • Working knowledge of Quality and Health & Safety standards and systems
  • Flexible and Adaptable.  Can adapt to new ideas, new issues
  • Team Player.  Supports team members, Spirit of “Team Trust Action”


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 


The minimum salary for this position is € 44.908 EUR gross annually for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications.


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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