Project Engineering Manager (PrEM)

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.

 

 

Objective

  • Alstom is seeking Project Engineering Managers to work on Automatic Train Supervision (ATS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), and Integrated Control Center (ICC) projects.   The individual should be familiar with Control Center-based solutions for both Signaling and non-Signaling aspects including interfaces with Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) Signaling Systems, Traditional Signaling Systems and Products, Public Address and Customer Information Systems (PA/CIS), Security Systems, and Field Equipment. 
  • In addition, the individual should be well-versed in Project Engineering Management principles and qualities, such as Technical Leadership, Scope Management, Risk Management, Requirements Management, Configuration Control and Change Management, Planning and Scheduling, and System Deployment.

 

Performance Measurement

  • Project QCDP (quality, cost, delivery and performance)
  • Project Specification, including Design documents & Projects V&V documents approval status
  • Key Project Indicators (KPI) tracking covering requirements management, change management, quality, and delivery.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage the technical contractual scope of the project:
    • Be accountable for the customer acceptance of the project solution
    • Manage the project technical risks and the corresponding mitigation plan
    • Together with the Project Manager, in case of contractual scope evolution, raise variation order and manage it
    • Validate the technical design choices with the peers and Solution Director 
    • Identify which are the applicable regulations in the customer country/city and ensure they are taken into account in project solution design
  • Manage the project solution, meaning the customization and parameterization of the generic solution to meet Quality, Cost, Delivery and Performance (QCDP) commitments:
    • Build and analyze together with the Project Architect, the project requirements database (PRD) and allocate requirements to System Program Manager (SPM), Project Industrialization Manager (PrIDM) and to Project Engineering team
    • Act as a chairman of Project Change Control Board (CCB)
    • Be responsible of the project design and application engineering activities
    • Supervise Verification & Validation activities
    • Be accountable for Engineering Work Package (WP) Quality, Cost, Delivery (QCD)
    • Provide Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • PrEM is in charge of the complete validation of the Project Solution:
    • Functionally lead the project engineering team:
    • Allocate Task(s) across Project Engineering team and ensure engineering activities follow-up
    • Together with Domain / Metier Leaders and Regional Center (RC) Project Engineering Metier / Domain Department Heads, define the project engineering team organization according to the project phase (and as defined in the Engineering Management Plan (EMP))
    • Deploy the applicable engineering process, methods & tools on the project
    • Manage and participate in the evaluation of the project engineering team
    • Share Environment, Health and Security (EHS) rules with project engineering team (receiving inputs from PM/Project EHS Manager/Coordinator or RC EHS Manager)
    • Support assessment of the teams involved in project engineering activities, including the ones belonging to a different Regional Center. 
    • Verify Project Safety Case
  • Manage the interface with the project core team: 
    • Provide all technical documents to the project core team members for the industrialization, sourcing, installation, test and commissioning
    • Solve technical issues detected by different core team members
    • During project warranty, coordinate actions to support resolution of pending technical issues following Project Warranty Manager (PrWM) requirements
    • Support Project Quality and Safety Manager (PrQSM) to consolidate the Return on Experience (REX) of the Project and the Reliability Growth
    • Support RC Project Engineering Domain/Metiers Department Head to define/perform knowledge capitalization

 

Educational Requirements

BS Degree in Engineering or related technical discipline

 

Experience/Alstom Level Description

  • For this level it is required at least 10 years of experience working on signaling projects in a technical position. The Project Engineering Manager at this level is self-proficient on all project execution activities, and is furthermore responsible for providing technical guidance to less experienced Project Team Members. The Project Engineering Manager must be capable of executing one large, complex System project, or multiple smaller, Subsystem projects.

     

  • Minimum Requirements
    • 10 years’ experience in Rail Signaling industry
    • 5 years’ experience in Project Engineering Management
    • 5 years’ experience with ATS/ICC signaling solutions

 

  • Additional Experience Desired:
    • 2 years’ or more experience with Communications-Based Train Control signaling solutions
    • 2 years’ or more experience with Wayside Signaling and Computer Based Interlocking (CBI) solutions

 

 

Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.  
Alstom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

Company
Alstom Transport
Posted
09/15/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Montreal, 10, CA