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  • Posted: Feb 26, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Alstom has been present in South Africa for more than a century. During these years the company provided a wide range of products and technologies which helped develop the country’s infrastructure. Alstom provided equipment for 12 of South Africa’s 13 coal-fired power plants and for the only nuclear power plant, but it also played a historical...
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    Special Process Expert

    Contributes during specification and design phases to technical solution decisions associated to special processes.

    Build the SP REX and interact with product engineering to redirect the design if necessary.


    • Manage industrial risk through Process FMEA and associated improvement action plan.
    • Define requirements and rules for associated tooling necessary to start production.
    • Qualify the product/process pair as well as industrial means to be put in place in line with the design.
    • Support sourcing and SPQD teams in the suppliers’ qualification and in quality follow up for suppliers concerned by SP. Contribute to development of local suppliers.
    • Manage evolution of quality control process dedicated to SP.
    • Ensure deployment and validation of new processes in line with project planning
    • Issue relevant documents in the Quality System.
    • Manages technicians that are eventually under his responsibility.


    • Train the workers and EPU managers to execute SP.
    • Ensure continuous training and permanent qualification of the workers to PS.
    • Train support functions to business rules linked to PS (Engineering, PME, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality)

    Execution / Serial Manufacturing

    • Guarantees internal control and good application of process rules in line with customers’ requirements.
    • Ensure day to day monitoring of SP business rules and solve issues concerning SP.
    • In case of non-conformity or incident, investigate root causes, finds and implement repair solutions.
    • Demonstrate QCD and EHS improvement linked to SP through efficient action plans. Measure performance linked with site industrial objectives and through APSYS audit for instance.
    • Support Sourcing and Supplier Quality teams during quality crisis.


    • Participate to meetings and working groups of the SP network.
    • Propose improvement ideas and evolution of the business rules of their domain.


    • In case of major SP quality crisis (major technical risk, safety or financial), the expert must provide to the project manager, factually, a clear problem analysis (root causes, associated risks) and the options to exit the crisis, to enable him taking serenely position.
    • He has the duty to control his external communication (written and oral) as it engages the responsibility of AT towards third parties.


    • Engineering Degree / Diploma in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or any equivalent qualification.
    • Training and Qualification by a third party for PS if need be (e.g. Welding)
    • 2 to 5 years’ experience in industrial method
    • Practice the special process in question from 2 to 5 years (execution, definition, qualification)
    • Has been trained to AT Special Process standard training.
    • Is officially recognised as expert by the Special Process central coordinator.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Alstom on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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