Certification and Authorization Manager

Certification and Authorization Manager

Alstom | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 12 days ago

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Req ID:382283 

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

We are currently looking for a Certification and Authorization Manager based in Melbourne, VIC . This is a fantastic opportunity for you to take your career to the next level with development opportunities and working the the Xtrapolis 2.0 project team!

Reporting to the Site Certification and Validation Manager, your primary responsobility will be to define the Certification & Authorization strategy of the vehicles, including budget and planning (in consistency with the project planning) through the development of the Certification & Authorization management plan during tender and project execution phase until the end of vehicle delivery. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • You are member of the project core team and you actively contribute to deliverables for other functions/members and to problem solving strategies
  • You lead the complete Certification & Authorization process up to the reception of the regulatory vehicle type certification, vehicle type Authorization and/or vehicle Authorization for placing on the market
  • Define Certification & Authorization KPIs and report on the activities progress
  • Manage tender/project regulations requirements baseline (e.g. TSIs, National Rules) and you support the engineering team to make sure that the requirements are understood and consistent with the contract
  • Conduct with all project members, especially the Train Performance Manager, the Train Validation Engineer as well as Subsystems managers, the proper identification, understanding and validation of regulatory requirements necessary to get regulatory certification(s) and/or Authorization (s)
  • Manage the modifications and the configurations of the certified/authorized vehicles with independent assessors and authoritizing entities until the end of vehicle delivery or according to contractual arrangements.
  • Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering is required 
  • Knowledgeable of Industrial Engineering
  • Relevant experience in engineering projects
  • Good experience with MS Office, Analysis/KPI preparation
  • Certification processes (railways, automotive, aerospace) is highly preferred 
  • We are a growing business with a strong pipeline of work both locally and internationally, with strong possibilities for internal mobility.

    An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people with disability and other minority groups to apply. 
    We recognise that embracing flexibility & inclusivity is the smarter way of working. Please speak with us about your individual needs or if any workplace adjustments are required. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process please email:
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    As part of the application process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment reference and medical checks, including drug and alcohol testing .

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