Discipline Engineer - Ergonomics

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Date: 26-May-2023

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Job Title
Ergonomics engineer


Purpose of the Job/Objective

Ergonomics Engineer will participate in project/offer development through the application of internal procedures, instructions and guidelines of the domain and has to be operative on the following activities:

• Ergonomics analysis of Rail Operation Control Centres, Workstations, Signalling network stations, Operator’s workplace, in the frame of tenders and projects, Heuristic assessment of display interface, Human factors studies : workload and risk assessment

• Usability assessment with end users

• Preparation, analysis and interpretation of REX results

• R&D under the coordination of Core Competence Network


Organisation Reporting
Ergonomics EDU Manager

Domain leader – Specialized disciplines
Safety Assurance Manager / Others for tender/project support, as per the project organisation


Network & Links

  • Core Competence Network: CCN Leader Ergonomics, Ergonomicsfrom other sites
  • Link with other experts (Acoustic, AeroX, Eco Design, Passengerflow, lighting, Signalling, Control Centres etc.)
  • Chief Ergonomic engineer
  • Site Engineering: TD Metier, TS Metier, CoEi, Design and Style,Design Engineers, mechanical engineers, industrialization, TrainDesign Engineer (TDE), Train Performance Manager (TPM), TrainArchitect Manager (TAM), Train System Engineer (TSE), Train SubSystem Manager/Engineer, TSS RAMS Managers, Project CertificationManager (PrCM)
  • Project: Project Engineering Manager (PrEM), Project OperationManager (PrOM)
  • Products: Product architects (PA), Product managers (PM)
  • Industrial: Project Industrial Manager (PrIM),
  • Industrial Quality: Industrial Quality Manager,
  • QSRW: Project Quality and Safety Manager (PrQSM), SupplierProduct Quality Development (SPQD)
  • Sourcing: Buyers, and SPQD team
  • Integrating & Participating Units: Ergonomics specialists, RAMSleaders, WP owners
  • External Interface: External Suppliers, Customers, ErgonomicsAuthorities, External Auditors
  • Universities


Performance Measurement/KPI’s:

  • Quality of work, On-time Delivery and Costs management, teamwork
  • Number of assessments of ergonomics or Human factors,
  • Ratio Number of report delivery on time/Delivery delayed



  •             Contributor to all AT programs & projects facing technical Issues in ergonomics and Human factors related fields
  •            Responsible for expertise in the domain of ergonomics, recommendation for diagrams, design of workstation, workplace layout, HMI, thermal comfort, lighting and acoustics
  •            Responsible for specification of user needs in terms of thermal comfort and Lighting requirements.
  •            Responsible for specification for display
  •            Accountable for measurements done in  Lighting and acoustics
  •            Responsible for platform, pre-projects and projects, simulations for workplace accessibility and reachability. Write reports that summarize the results before SGR. Provide simulation that valid the performance before PGR. Develop and promote the use of mock-up for the definition of control centre and workplace layout. 
  •            Responsible to define and deploy the process and tools to design control centres
  •            Contributor for the definition of Engineering instruction, guidelines and DRCL
  •            Contributor to develop relationship with Region and Platform to get REX about similar architecture and validation of simulated solution 
  •            Contributor for the development of relationship with University
  •            Contributor to perform active technical watch
  •            Responsible to report on a regular basis the progress of the different activities
  •            Responsible to provide support and expertise ergonomics methodologies, assessment
  •            Accountable of Ergonomics report delivery
  •            Accountable for the engineering QCD 


Knowledge & Experience :

  •         Methodologies for ergonomics : tasks analysis, questionnaire definition, interview, synthesis, RULA, REBA
  •         Workload analysis (NASA-TLX), Human error (Sherpa), Human reliability analysis (for example THERP, HEART, ..)
  •         Standard & regulation: ISO 11064,  ISO 9241
  •         Communication skills at least in English and if possible, in French  
  •         Former lead engineer
  •         At least 2 years of experience in R&D, Design in Aeronautical,Automotive, Nuclear or Railways engineering department
  •        Good communication skills, pro-activity, team working, strategicvision
  •        English conversational/writing/reading advanced level


Team size : NIL

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