France-based multinational, mobility solution provider, rail transport company Alstom is looking to add 15% additional workforce to its talent pool in India by the end of 2022.
The company said in a statement, “Alstom has always focused on having a diverse & inclusive workforce, leading to better ideation, foster innovation, and higher participation at the workplace. With a strong order backlog of close to €4 B from its operations, and the optimism for the Indian market, Alstom is looking to add 15% additional workforce to its talent pool by the end of 2022.”
Explaining the company culture, Alstom said, “Certain that every individual should have equal weight of importance, our aim has always been to hire people of all gender identities, and abilities making their workforce more diverse and inclusive. With the continued focus on hiring across the value chain – from production to methods, supplies, and functions, the recruitment will be a mix of engineers, technicians, and data science specialists.”
Employee strength in the sub-continent has grown consistently over the past few years, from 2000++ in 2016 to roughly 9000++ team members today. Career progression has been an important part of Alstom’s people policy and strategic tie-ups with multiple leading institutes, including ISB Hyderabad and BITS Pilani for various work-integrated learning programs, has added value., It said.
Alstom has also announced a new hiring program for women professionals and said, “We have a dedicated program RENEW, for women candidates with 3+ years of experience and a career break of over 12 months, giving them an opportunity to join back and enhance their corporate careers.”
The company heavily invests in nurturing and training talent across levels, from young graduates to engineering experts to senior leaders who are contributing to smart and sustainable mobility., It said.
Recently the company is recognized as ‘Top Employer’ in India for the second consecutive year. Commending this achievement and announcing the new opportunities to pursue a career at Alstom, Alain Spohr, Managing Director, India & South Asia, Alstom said, “We are extremely proud to have received the Top Employer certification once again.”
“At Alstom, our people agenda is central to business. It is all about keeping people engaged with us and ensuring that they feel empowered and supported in their career aspirations. This also underscores our strong belief in building the right environment for our employees to continue excelling in their respective domains.” He added.
Alain Spohr further said, “As a result, our teams have continued to deliver outstanding performance even while some of them have been working remotely during the pandemic. Alstom acknowledges and celebrates the sheer dedication and commitment of our people.”
Curious minds with an innovative spirit and a desire to help reinvent mobility, by making it more digital and sustainable, can view the vacancies at: https://www.alstom.com/careers