Discipline Engineer - Fire & Smoke

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Date: 24-Jul-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:233463 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Job Title

         Discipline Engineer – Fire & Smoke


 Purpose of the Job/Objective

  • Perform Fire & Smoke analysis & documents in accordance with QCD commitments Apply the Alstom processes & instruction


Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical:

             Domain leader – Specialized disciplines


                    TPM or TDE for tender/project support, as per the project organisation


Network & Links

  • Core Competence Network (CCN) fire and smoke: CCN Leader Fire Safety, FS Engineers from other sites
  • Site Engineering: Design Engineers, mechanical engineers, industrialization, Train Design Engineer (TDE), Train Performance Manager (TPM), Train Architect Manager (TAM), Train System Engineer (TSE), Train Sub System Manager/Engineer, TSS RAMS Managers, Project Certification Manager (PrCM)
  • Project: Project Engineering Manager (PrEM), Project Operation Manager (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), Supplier Product Quality Development (SPQD)
  • Sourcing: Buyers, and SPQD team
  • Integrating & Participating Units: Fire & Smoke specialists, RAMS leaders, WP owners
  • External Interface: External Suppliers, External Laboratories for F&S tests, Customers, Fire & Smoke Authorities, External Auditors




  • At tender phase, analyze the requirement and provide the compliance status. Highlight any risks and provide optimized costing.
  • At project execution stage, deliver Fire & Smoke analysis (Fire & Smoke Report, test monitoring…) compliant with QCD work packages commitments.
  • At product development stage, set the relevant targets depending on the applicable standards and regulations and customers targeted, for internal development (make) and external (COS).
  • Assure the right deployment (standards, tests, simulations…) for covering Fire & Smoke requirements at design/manufacturing level. Pilot the use of database MADAM.
  • Apply Alstom processes within the Group.
  • Support the deployment of processes, methodologies, simulations, and available fire safety data management (ReX) and storage tools Raise an issue at N+1 in case of gaps / abnormality /incompliancy
  • Participate to relevant DR and GR meeting to ensure Fire and Smoke performance conformity


Knowledge & Experience :


  • Mechanical or Materials Engineering degree,
  • At least 2 years of experience in R&D, Design in Aeronautical, Automotive or Railways engineering department within.
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills Time Management skills Sense of priorities Customer Focus Structured and pro-activity, team working, strategic vision
  • Implement relevant Fire and Smoke R&D results in projects
  • Basic knowledge on mechanical conception and CAD software (Catia preferred)
  • Management skills to lead tender/project and R&D actions with a transversal approach
  • English conversational/writing/reading advanced level
  • Skill to read and interpret standards, and to lead design-reviews and propose solutions.

Team size :    NIL


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


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