Engineer General Studies

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Date: 18-Jun-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:245407 

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: ME GS - Mechanical Engineer for General Studies


Purpose of the Job

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


​​​​​​​Position in the Organisation

  • Organisation Reporting
  • Hierarchical Reporting: (Site) General Studies Domain Leader (GSDL)
  • Functional Reporting: Mechanical Lead Engineer (MLE) and Train Design Engineer (TDE)

Network & Links

  • Engineering: Design team (other ME, MLEs, DLEs, …), TSS, Validation team, Costing Team…
  • Project: Project Engineering Manager (PrEM), Industrial Lead Engineer (ILE),  Project Sourcing Manager (PrSM), Project Planning Manager (PrPM), ILS Manager
  • Site: Sourcing Department (Buyers), Indus Departement, Manufacturing, Quality Department, etc…
  • Participating Units & CoE: Mechanical Lead Engineers (MLE) counterparts on the corresponding project(s)/program(s)
  • External Interface : Customers, Suppliers, Subcontractors


  •  The ME GS is responsible for:
  • Performing and managing the mechanical studies to define the main architecture of the train. It includes: Gauge calculation, weight balance, displacement of the car through the railway, train layouts and passengers access.
  • Defining with the Train Design Engineer and implement the list of installations which forms the train.
  • Managing the allocated volume and the interfaces for each installation on the 3D mock-up.
  • Managing the allocated weight for each installation.
  • Performing project General Studies  activities in compliance with QCD commitments.
  • Ensuring General Studies deliverables quality and their acceptance by the Customer (internal or external) within committed limits.
  • Reporting on General Studies activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments.
  • Checking sub-contractor's Design Quality
  • Reporting on Mechanical Domain activities progress, anticipating issues  and alerting if needed.
  • Verifying design via mock-ups or simulations.

Job Specifications - Knowledge & Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering preferably applied to Railway products with 4 to 5 years of experience.
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customer) in an international environment.
  • Sense of urgency / priority.
  • Customer & Product Focus.
  • Knowledge of CATIA-V5 and 3Dcom/Enovia
  • Knowledge in programming
  • Structured and organised with Hands-on approach.
  • English operational in read/writing and technical meetings. Other languages are welcome.

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​