Mechanical Design Engineer

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Date: 16 May 2024

Location: Astana, AST, KZ

Company: Alstom



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, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.




Design Engineer is an Engineer responsible for carrying out the duties of design, research, prototyping, validating products through identification and consideration of Customer needs.

Report hierarchically to Redesign and Localization Engineering Manager.



  • Researching, Designing or Analyzing both New or Already Developed products within different processes using tools and data available;
  • Providing detailed specifications/analysis for proposed solutions including time and scope involved;
  • Validating the Specifications with Suppliers / Design Authorities;
  • Developing and building prototypes and run tests to measure their level of function;
  • Identifying solutions to improve product and production efficiency;
  • Maintaining existing engineering records and designs;
  • Recording and evaluating testing data, altering designs as necessary to bring them to safety, performance and efficiency standards;
  • Consulting with Production department / Suppliers during product manufacturing, advising them on design specifications and providing physical assistance when required;
  • Calculating cost estimates for final product designs, and release reports to supervisors, incorporating costs of labor, material, delivery and overhead
  • Attending team meetings to provide progress reports, obtain updates on colleagues’ progress, strategize on steps for following week;
  • Participating in Continuous Improvement through development and implementation of all Engineering specific and general internal controls, general policies & procedures for all Engineering activities;
  • Maintaining and monitoring engineering activities in progress trackers, project plans, and project schedules;
  • Preparing reports, charts and other documentation required for engineering records and projects;
  • Creating healthy inter-department relationships;
  • Maintaining professional and friendly communications as the first point of call for general external enquiries and correspondence;
  • Assisting in the training of personnel when required;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by Engineering Manager.



  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Material Engineering;
  • Minimum of 1 years of Engineering experience;
  • Able to work in modeling programs (Catia, Solidworks).



  • Strong communication English, Kazakh and Russian (English written, verbal and presentation skills);
  • Highly Organized and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Computer literacy a must, with a strong knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.




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 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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