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Senior Shift Production Manager (Seven Kings, East Anglia)

Posted 16 days 19 hours ago by ALSTOM Gruppe

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Manufacturing Operations Jobs
London, United Kingdom
Job Description

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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, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Appointment Basis: Permanent

Could you be the full-time SeniorShift Production Manager in London (Seven Kings, East Anglia) we're looking for?

We'll look to you for:

  • Responsible for the day to day operation of the project with the aim of (a) leading and developing a positive culture and working environment that drives attitudes and behaviours to support and continuously develop the overall project strategy for improvements to Safety, Quality Cost and Delivery (b) ensuring the Units are maintained in compliance with the maintenance plan, manuals and in a safe and efficient manner and (c) providing Rail for London with a world class passenger service operations.
  • To achieve this, the Senior Shift Production Manager will manage production team, supporting delivery and completion of planned/unplanned maintenance and component exchange programs, providing technical and planning support to the operator.

Maintenance Services:

  • Responsible for the presentation of Units in meeting the required entry times and entry points in accordance with the Train Plan Parameters, Train Plan, and the Preparation, Presentation & Hand-back procedure.
  • Responsible for delivering the maintenance of each Unit, Vehicle and Equipment in accordance with the Maintenance Plan, Manuals, maintenance procedures and general requirements of the Maintenance Services.
  • Ensure all repairs are undertaken in accordance with the relevant Manuals and the Maintenance Plan.


  • Set demanding and realistic production goals through sustained effort to exceed performance targets. Self-driven to drive the Production function to deliver the Maintenance Services to deliver on time and to cost.
  • Develop strong relationships with the Project Team departments in delivering all management plans.
  • Provide strong team leadership through supporting the team, maintain effective working relationships, provide constructive feedback to team members and keep all staff informed through briefs, toolbox talks and appraisals.

Depot Operations Plan:

  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of Ilford/Seven Kings Depot complies with the Depot Operations Plan with respect to:
  • All safety critical arrangements are in place to safeguard staff
  • Management Plan and depot protection arrangements in Ilford depot
  • All rules for pedestrians, vehicles, staff and contractors are adhered

Depot Safety Management System:

  • Responsible for the health and safety of the Production activities ensuring all risks are controlled to ensure a safe working environment for all staff and contractors.

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:

  • Management degree and or experience (ILM Level 3 or equivalent would also be an advantage).
  • Strong project management and communications skills,
  • Good understanding of mechanical and electrical principles,
  • Good understanding of English language (written and verbal)
  • People Engagement & Management
  • Relevant experience and track record (in a similar environment, i.e.: 24 hours, 7 days a week service industry).
  • Experience of managing a team and accountable for all people management activities including absence management, appraisals, discipline and grievances.
  • Experience of leading, coaching and & motivating a team to achieve individual & departmental development
  • Experience of train maintenance (hands one, supervision/management) is beneficial.
  • Experienced in using problem solving, Continuous Improvement techniques from investigation to resolution

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 70+ countries we operate in. We're committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

At Alstom we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring. Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible start and finish times, job sharing, or compressed hours. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need.

Alstom U.K. 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.We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief.

As a 'Disability Confident' employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification: if you require any reasonable adjustments, please let us know.




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