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Quality Engineer
Technician (Quality Process) (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON8 June 2016
Having rich experience in Quality.Inspecting train cars as per work instruction sheet and reading blue print.Using gauges,measuring tape,vernier caliper.Conducting supplier audit and attend customer complaints.
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Not Bad
B-Welder (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB26 May 2016
Ther is no Holiday for 7dats work per week. and I would like to get a day off 1 or 2day per week. There are a lot of spanding time to work in and out by bus travel
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bon emploi
Soudeur-monteur (Former Employee) –  Sorel-Tracy, QC25 March 2016
Assembler, souder et meuler/polir des turbines pour centrales hydro électriques
Pros
bonne ambiance de travail
Cons
pieces chauffer
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Fast paced enviroment with advanced learing opportunity
Lead Industrial Quality Inspector (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON19 March 2016
Enjoy working with the staff and management. A real diverse team of experienced personell from many parts of the world. Very interesting culture.
Pros
Great support team
Cons
non
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Nice office environment in downtown Toronto which was comfortable for doing day to day tasks.
Senior Electrical Designer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON4 January 2016
Interact with colleagues from Europe, especially from Alstom France and Belgium. Exposed to cutting edge technology. Nice office environment in downtown Toronto which was comfortable for doing day to day tasks.
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Enspiring company
Field Service Administrator (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB19 November 2015
I am really enjoying working at this company, all of the staff is friendly and motivated for the best of the company.
They are driven to perform the work as high in quality as possible.
Great company to work here!!
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Intéressant
Technicienne dessinatrice (Former Employee) –  La Prairie, QC15 October 2015
Très belle expérience.
Bonne équipe.
Projet très intéressant.
Transport en commun aisé.
Mieux si l'équipe est ensemble.
Beaucoup mieux espace de travail plus grand.
Pros
Cafétéria
Cons
Espace de travail restreint
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Great Company
Electrical Controls Technician (Current Employee) –  Richmond Va20 June 2015
Met a lot great people. Travel the world and seen many different places. Made a lot of money. Learned a lot and taught a lot.
Pros
Hugh company, plenty of oppertunity
Cons
Lots of travel
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Global transportation company no longer in existence
Coordonnatrice exécutive, Groupe des achats (Former Employee) –  Montreal, QC25 February 2015
I was responsible for all administrative support initiatives for the Purchasing department. Alstom has since ceased its operations in Canada.
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Work place not so much prefered.
Project Engineering Manager (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC17 January 2015
Very unclear organization with a lot of confusions.

Technical level should be improved.

Communication is not enough direct and clear.

Overall competences should be improved.

Work shall be redistributed to involve more available staff.

Work load is enough for the next 2-3 years.
Pros
Not too much.
Cons
Quite a lot.
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Dcs engineer
Senior DCS Engineer (Current Employee) –  Internationnal7 January 2015
03years of experience with michelin as an automatic engineer, now i'm a Senior DCS engineer with Alstom, my field is programming of electrical stations and commessionning (wiring , automation and scada).
I worked on several projects in Algeria , France and Morocco, i have a good relation with the client and my colleages
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travaille en equipe
Responsable assurance qualité (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC3 November 2014
une entreprise bien structure organiser et possède des Equipements technologie très avancer pour établir et donner des bonne performances et professionnalisme
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Very nice place to work
Adjointe administrative (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC28 October 2014
Nice environment
Good benefits
Excellent bosses
Good opportunities
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Exciting Environement
Senior Software Developer / Team Lead (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC27 October 2014
Worked with latest Technologies.
I faced many challenges for bringing the best of the trains monitoring software and managing remote developers (Bengalore, India)
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ok
director (Current Employee) –  MENA11 October 2014
Corporate oriented business growth
Mobility an issue in long term
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Environnement de travail agréable
QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC1 October 2014
Travail agréable, objectifs clairs et ambiance d'équipe motivante.
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Carriere à travers le monde
Technicien en Ingénierie Validation & intégration (Current Employee) –  Ville Sait-Laurent Quebec, Canada18 September 2014
- Grandes opportunités d’avancement de carrière dans d’autre pays avec la même entreprises et avec faciliter en ayant bien sûr les requis professionnel demandé.
Pros
Déplacement payées, Transfert et demenagement, avantages sociax et bon fond de pension
Cons
Aucun
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Very nice colleagues
Product Designer (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC23 July 2014
• Monitored projects by performing reviews with clients and managers and organizing weekly meetings.
• Facilitated project management plans and roadmaps by chairing meetings in order to implement best practices, such as the Agile approach.
• As Product Owner, negotiated timelines and scheduled tasks for project team, using JIRA and GanttProject.
• Developed and formalized system specifications for internal and external team.
• Support quality and traceability.
Pros
Very nice colleagues
Cons
Visibility
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High professional individuals.
Product Designer / Project Engineer (Current Employee) –  Montreal6 June 2014
Very high professional individuals.
Technologies, PM, QA, CMMI, GantProject.
Very nice and team players.
Being part of the project engineer team.
Pros
Team
Cons
n/a
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Upper Management disconnect
Systems and Support Engineer (Former Employee) –  Montreal, QC27 May 2014
While the company paid well, the main problem I had with Alstom was that the company's upper brass in France and Spain didn't seem to have much knowledge or interest in what was going on in the Montreal office beyond the financial results.

This resulted in having to adhere to company guidelines, protocols, and development and quality process elaborated for physical railway equipment having to be used for the much faster moving software process.

Ultimately, the stubborn adherence to protocol overall is what is hurting the company on the global level, as it makes it harder for it to react to issues and changes in the marketplace.
Pros
Well compensated and generous vacation package
Cons
Corporate financial troubles, High turnover leading to role confusion
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