Discipline Engineer - Surface Protection, Environment & Climatic Adaptation

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Date: 15-Aug-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:321961 

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 – Surface protection, Environmental and climatic adaptation


 Purpose of the Job/Objective

To ensure durability and sustained rolling stock performance over the design life when subjected to environmental and climatic ageing. Achieved by performing climatic and corrosive class analyses to specify relevant climate class requirements (as per EN 50125-1 & EN 50155) and surface protection requirements in-line with ALSTOM design rules and standard processes.  


Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical:

             Domain leader – Specialized disciplines


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

                    CCN Leader, as part of the WCE organization.


Network & Links

  • •    Core Competence Network - Design for Climatic Environment (CCN-DFCE): CCN-DFCE Leader DFCE, CCN-DFCE Members and/or ECA Engineers from other sites 
    •    Site Engineering: Sub-system Engineers, Design Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Material Engineers, Advanced & Site Industrialization (Special process team), Train Design Engineer (TDE), Train Performance Manager (TPM), Train Architect Manager (TAM), Train System Engineer (TSE), Train Sub System Manager/Engineer.
    •    Project: Project Engineering Manager (PrEM), Project Operation Manager (PrOM), Project Industrialization Manager (PrIM)
    •    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, SPQD and SQA team
    •    Integrating & Participating Units: ECA Referents, Corrosion Experts, Material Engineers,
    •    External Interface: External Suppliers, Special Process consultants/service providers, External Laboratories for ECA tests, and Customers.




•    At tender phase: Analyse the customer requirements, conduct the climate study & corrosive class study, prepare the Corrosion management Plan and provide the compliance status. Highlight any risks and provide GAP analysis with the reference solution identifying deviations and/or cost-saving opportunities.
•    At product development stage: Set the relevant targets depending on the applicable standards, customer requirements and durability requirements for internal development (make) and external (COS) parts/equipment. Propagate these technical requirements in the drawings/purchase specifications to ensure compliance from suppliers.
•    At project execution stage: Manage requirements with internal and external stakeholders, Review and validate ECA deliverables (Surface protection test reports, Climatic test certificates, IP reports/certificates, etc.) compliant with QCD.
•    Assure the right deployment (standards, certifications, tests etc.) for covering ECA requirements at design/manufacturing level.
•    Co-ordinate and contribute to the CCN-DFCE activities (standardization, R&D etc.).
•    Maintain strong relations with the CCN-DFCE network across ALSTOM and thus ensure application of Alstom standard processes within the Group. 
•    Support the deployment of processes, methodologies, special processes, ECA studies and available ECA data management (Return of Experience) and storage tools Raise an issue at N+1 in case of gaps / abnormality / non-compliance / deviations from standard process.

•    Participate to relevant DR and GR meeting to ensure conformity to ECA specifications

Accountable for :

  • Applying discipline rules and intimating the CCN leader, if missing or unclear instructions. 
  • Intimating TDE or TSE, if input data would not be appropriate, sufficient.

Responsible for : 

  • Insuring application of rules by design team.
  • Collecting and deriving climatic environment requirements, and provide the related TRS.
  • Preparing and animating Design review for environment adaptation.
  • Checking Design conformity to TRS and EI during design reviews and all along the design (upon request). 
  • Ensuring corrosion performances using ALSTOM standards.
  • Collecting REX and providing to CCN (for capitalisation and translation into rules).

Contributor for :

  • Translating the REX into rules.
  • Improving the Corrosion and the Environment & Climatic Adaptation internal referential.


Knowledge & Experience :


  • Materials or General Engineering degree Bachelor/Master of Science or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of experience in R&D, Design in Aeronautical, Automotive or Railways engineering department.
  • Knowledge of Climatic and corrosion International standards.
  • Basic knowledge on mechanical design. 
  • Good knowledge to review 3D mock-up.
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills Time Management skills Sense of priorities Customer Focus Structured and pro-activity, team working, strategic vision
  • Skill to read and interpret standards, and to lead design-reviews and propose solutions.


Innovation:    Innovations related to ECA solutions & special processes - improvising and optimising the existing solutions and designs. Mastering new climatic adaptation and surface protection standards.


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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