Engineering Methods & Tools Expert

Date: 28-Jun-2018
Location:Hornell, NY, US
Company: Alstom
The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B? of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.
Engineering Methods & Tools Expert
Purpose of the Job
Drive Site local engineering M&T: insure support model application for operations in ecosystem , enforce convergence Roadmap to standards, report on Progress & Issues, insure Budget, Support Change and Configuration Managemen, and develop Competences : see list at ?"Technical Skills & Competencies".
Support site engineering M?tier Leaders and Projects on operations with existing Local Solutions, and according to Engineering Management Handbook WoW referential (ENG-RS-WMS-004).
Coordinate with other M&T functions to insure End-to-End DataFlows consistency. Drive DMM (also so called DME) to assure PBS, DMU, configuration consistency and eBOM baselines maturity managed in PDM/PLM : within collaborative projects WoW specificities and local Tools ecosystem constraints.
Adapt M&T Team workforce (can be partially delegated to subcontractors) to face major changes in site WoW, or for specific project application assistance needs (then re-charged onto Project costs).
Animate local Key-Users community, as interface with operational Solution Users : to distribute updates, share & capitalize functional REX ; insure their nomination and respect of KU model WoW (rights & duties).
Interface IS&T local & central support organization : for Software Deployments and Availability (licenses, performances, bugs, workarounds, functional admin?).
If standard Support Levels 1&2 failed in solving a critical issue, Central M&T can support on workarounds definition, and/or escalation up to adequate Management levels (with prioritization according shared Impact/Occurrence analysis).
Can contribute to New Solutions definition, and Support local implementation as a main "change-agent" : in order to manage transition of local ecosystem towards shared and collaborative Alstom Standard Solutions (for multi-sites Projects compatibility, fluidity in PIO/PDO execution, new engineering Footprints ramp-ups, Partners collaboration).
Nota :"Solution" means consistent Methodologies (functional) + Software Tools (technical) + Processes (rules & controls) : ie "How" (by M&T) + "With" (by IS&T) + "Why" (by M?tiers).
Support Configuration Management, the mission is to support quality of delivery by insuring adherence to the process, accuracy and consistency of delivered work products:
Control evolution of engineering documentation and verify traceability of evolution
Control consistency of the system components and their interfaces
Master application of changes to delivered work products
Control consistency of the physical product with applicable engineering documentation
Control compliance of delivered work products with requirements
Track applied train configuration and issuing configuration baseline at each Gate Review
In particular, for Change Management, s/he carries out her / his tasks with respect of QCD objectives, defined by the Project Manager
Q: Apply as defined, manage risk of deviation
C: Optimize application, check respect of cost objective with cost manager
o D: Reduce global application time of Change Orders, avoid additional delays at consultation, production, ?
Knowledge / Experience
Team Management, competence development, and budget management.
Knowledge of local solutions ecosystem, and functional architecture.
Knowledge of engineering data structures, data content and data flows I/O.
Understanding of Tool's architecture & infrastructure in order to interface with IS&T.
Knowledge of Engineering Design & Project WoW (DFQ, Project Manual, Eng Manual).
Knowledge of General Railway Businesses (TIS, S&I, RSC, TLS) to interface with M?tiers & Projects.
Fluent English written and spoken mandatory ; experienced in fluent conference-call with "WWide Accents"
Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs. Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today!
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities
Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations). If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom's Recruiting Department at

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