Mechanical Lead Engineer Mechanical Integration

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Date: 10-Aug-2019

Location: BCN, Spain

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Job Title


Mechanical Lead Engineer Mechanical Integration (MLE MIT)


Duration: Permanent


Location: Barcelona, Santa Perpetua de la Mogoda


Purpose of the Job


  • Managing Mechanical Integration activities and deliverables on projects and tenders in compliance with QCD commitments.
  • Applying applicable Mechanical Domain instructions, processes & tools.




  • Planning and piloting Mechanical Domain activities and related deliverables on project taking into account applicable instructions/processes and other specific Customer (internal or external) requirements.
  • Ensuring Mechanical Domain deliverables quality and their acceptance by the Customer (internal or external) within committed limits.
  • Reporting on Mechanical Domain activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments.
  • Defining requirements and mechanical interfaces to equipment (Allocated volume, weight, location, 3PL, etc.).
  • Monitoring assigned Mechanical Sub-Systems deliveries conformity with project needs.
  • Checking availability on time of work package input data and escalate if necessary.
  • Checking supplier's and sub-contractor's Design Quality
  • Designing products taking into account project requirements (performances, manufacturability, serviceability, testability, etc.).
  • Preparing and documenting Mechanical Domain Design Reviews according to project schedule and following-up the main open actions.
  • Checking respect of Allocated volumes/interfaces (no-clashes) on internal design.
  • Resolving Project Mechanical issues and following challenging actions
  • Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Project Mechanical Domain scope.
  • Reporting on Mechanical Domain activities progress, anticipating issues (capacity, skills, rule applicability, etc.) and alerting if needed.
  • Coordinating Mechanical Domain contributors on Project.
  • Analysing and consolidating change request impacts on Mechanical Domain scope
  • Producing Mechanical Domain deliverables (RSAD L2, Validation Plan, etc.)
  • Validating relevant Mechanical Domain deliverables and securing planning.
  • Verifying design via mock-ups or simulations.


Contributor for :


  • Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Project Mechanical (multi-domains)
  • Perform quotation of engineering workpackage , upon request
  • Defining Project Mechanical Decomposition (PBS)
  • Defining Mechanical Project/Product Preferred Part List (3PL) delivery.
  • Supporting Sourcing, Industrialization and Manufacturing teams during Production ramp-up.
  • Collaborating with MDL for continuous improvement of the Domain (including RoE)
  • Defining Mechanical Domain architecture taking into account weight, gauge, installation strategy, acoustics, eco design, ergonomics, aerodynamics, aeraulics…
  • Establishing Certification & Validation Plans for TD scope


Job Specifications


Knowledge & Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering preferably applied to Railway products with 2 to 4 years of experience.
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customer) in an international environment.
  • Time management and reporting skill.
  • Sense of urgency / priority.
  • Knowledge of CATIA-V5 and 3Dcom/Enovia
  • Knowledge in programming
  • Knowledge of Doors® is a plus
  • Structured and organised with Hands-on approach.
  • English operational in read/writing and technical meetings. Other languages are welcome.


Team size

  • Direct functional reporting : up to 5 people (depending on project phase)




  • Contributing on creation of engineering tools
  • Contributing on train design innovations




Why Work  for Us?  At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.

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