Why Alpha Trains?
Because we are passionate about locomotives.

Alexander Sanjuan Rice
Head of Heavy Maintenance, Engineering Locomotives

For our locomotive team in Antwerp we are looking for a

Fleet Planning Manager (f/m)

Alpha Trains has owned and leased locomotives and passenger trains for nearly 20 years. More than 100 employees of various nationalities are active across Europe. Our approximately 370 locomotives and 435 railcars are utilised in 15 European countries.


Your Role

  • Monitor our locomotives fleet status from a technical and contractual point of view (operational, on/off lease, in maintenance…)
  • Provide the forecast of the fleet planning for remarketing
  • Prepare delivery and re-delivery inspection protocols
  • Monitor and report on fleet utilisation in engine hours and km
  • Manage the full service providers and support the commercial managers in case of a Full Service Maintenance
  • Supervise the maintenance planning in order to minimise downtime of locomotives
  • Ensure an accurate forward fleet and maintenance planning by managing the fleet heavy maintenance history
  • Handle breakdowns, failures and requests to repair locomotives on Full Service

Your Profile

  • Administrative background with preferably 5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Technical understanding
  • Advanced MS Office skills, in particular Excel
  • Excellent planning/organisational skills
  • Analytical, problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in English and German, any other European language is an asset

What we offer

A challenging job in a dynamic, ambitious, international organisation giving you the opportunity to make a difference. We offer an attractive salary package to driven individuals who like working in flat hierarchies and are eager to learn.


Your application

Please submit your detailed application documents with a CV and a cover letter as a PDF file by email to: jobs_at_alphatrains.eu. You are also welcome to contact us without any obligation and directly by telephone:

HR Manager

Sabine De Graeve


My contact details

Alpha Trains Belgium N.V.
Leon Stynenstraat 75A, BE - 2000 Antwerpen

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