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Date: 16-Mar-2019

Location: Bangalore/Bagmane, KA, IN

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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Job Title & Purpose

Job Title

  • MLE - Mechanical Lead Engineer

Purpose of the Job

  • Managing one Mechanical Domain resources, activities and deliverables on a project in compliance with QCD commitments.
  • Applying applicable Train Design Domain instructions, processes & tools.

Position in the Organisation

Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical Reporting: (Site) Mechanical Domain Leader (MDL)
  • Functional Reporting: Train Design Engineer (TDE)



Accountable for :

  • Performing project Mechanical Domain activities in compliance with QCD commitments.
  • 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.).
  • Writing system specifications derived from train level requirements; validating MOP through test specifications and reports.
  • Capable of assessing risks and highlighting/ mitigating at right levels.
  • 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
  • Coordinate with internal / external customer/ supplier (local or global) to validate inputs to ensure QCD targets on first time.


Responsible for :  

  • Applying TD rules, processes and tools (single-domain) and ensuring Mechanical Domain deliverables quality and their acceptance by the Customer (internal or external) within committed limits
  • Managing production of deliverables in accordance with planning targets on Mechanical Domain assigned work-packages.
  • 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 (single-domain)
  • 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.
  • Respecting and/or allocating requirements and mechanical interfaces to Sub-Systems/equipments  (Allocated volume, weight, location, 3PL, etc.)
  • 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 work-package , 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… etc.
  • Establishing Certification & Validation Plans for TD scope.


Job Specifications

Knowledge & Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering preferably applied to Railway products with 6 to 8 years of experience.
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customer).
  • Time management and reporting skill.
  • Effort estimation and planning skills
  • Sense of urgency / priority.
  • Customer & Product Focus.
  • Risk management
  • Strong technical background with knowledge of RS commodities
  • Structured and organised with Hands-on approach.
  • English operational in read/writing and technical meetings.
  • Knowledge of Foreign language (ex. French, German.. etc) shall be favourable.

Team size

  • Direct functional reporting : 2 to 8 persons
  • Depending on the project size, the scope of accountability represents a workload of up to 20 full time equivalents (with subcontracting) 



Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

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