Traction System Engineer

Date: 02-Aug-2019

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:41955 


We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Job Title   EN-ST-01: Traction System Engineer (TrSE) Purpose of the Job The Traction System Engineer defines the architecture, the functionalities of the traction drives or auxiliary converter systems, and technically leads the engineering studies in order to reach performances in compliance with initial requirements.
Position in the Organisation
Organisation Reporting Direct report: Traction Engineering Domain Leader or Traction System Manager Functional report: Traction or Auxiliary PrEM
Network & Links Strong link with others Traction System Engineers Project network: Product / project technical core team, PrEM,  Sub-System Manager, Train System Engineer Technical network: Traction system experts, auxiliary engineering experts, Product Technical Managers, customer
Performance Measurement/KPI’s - 100% of technical requirements covered and taken into account in the design - Respect of DFQ milestones - Reliability target reached or exceeded - Non-quality costs due to design - Number of modifications and change requests due to design issues - Carry-over
Responsibilities  Collects external (customer, standards) and internal (rolling stock) requirements, allocates them to the technical teams.  Defines the architecture and functionalities of the traction drive or auxiliary converter system, taking as input the external requirements as well as internal ones   Allocates – while optimizing the cost - the transverse requirements (EMC, acoustics, reliability, safety, weight, N) to the various traction or auxiliary functions, in close collaboration with experts and RAMS engineers  Ensures consistency and compatibility between all traction or auxiliary functions specifications by verifying every FRS and every component specification and by  participating to all design reviews  Organises, prepares and leads the system design review  Builds the Product Breakdown Structure  Defines together with the validation team the traction or auxiliary validation strategy  Defines and participates in the commissioning (=fine tuning), and manage it together with the validation manager  Identifies the technical risks  Supports the traction or auxiliary PrEM for implementation or update of the technical part of the risk mitigation plan   Ensures that the constructional & functional traction or auxiliary configuration is compliant with requirements (verification)  Participates in technical meetings with customer in order to provide support to the Sub-System Manager and / or PrEM   Supports the traction or auxiliary PrEM by proposing QCD improvements  Analyses technical issues and proposes solutions during the commissioning and the reliability growth phase  Provides Return of Experience to be implemented in Reference Solutions.  Contributes to the RoE committee and documentation update
Knowledge & Experience:
Master degree in electrical engineering Aptitude to communicate in English An experience of 5 years in traction or auxiliary engineering
Team size: Not applicable

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Job Type:​Experienced​

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