Programming Engineer

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Date: 21-Aug-2021

Location: Barcelona, B, Spain

Company: Alstom

Req ID:97241 

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   




Programming Engineer (CNC)







Barcelona, Santa Perpetua de la Mogoda



  • Defines and validate the detailed manufacturing process for a new product.
  • Perform industrial documentation for the project,define industrial master data and set the manufacturing method time.
  • In serial phase, drive continuous improvement actions and industrialize product and process changes.






During specification and preliminary design phases:


  • Bring ideas to the Process Engineer or the PIM to guide product definition in order to improve the product manufacturability and achieve QCD targets.
  • Participate to the product design reviews when required.
  • Identify needs of specific manufacturing equipment or machining tooling.
  • Estimate Method Time.


During detailed design phase and before Serial Go:


  • Participate to P-FMEA.
  • Participate to validation of prototypes if any.
  • Request tooling when needed and write tooling specifications.
  • Perform Work Instructions, Inspection Instructions, program for CNC machines. And this ensuring good EHS and ergonomic conditions.
  • Perform work stations task sequencing.
  • Validate product design and industrialization through FAR and FAI.
  • Calculate precise Method Time.


After serial Go:


  • Industrialize retrofit after engineering changes: Work Instructions, tooling and update of programs for CNC machines.
  • Support Production to achieve manufacturing QCD targets.
  • Participate to continuous improvement workshops. (Ex: SWIP)
  • Contribute to industrial REX on manufacturing processes.




Educational Requirements


  • Technical education.
  • English read, written, spoken


Desired Knowledge / Experience


  • Manufacturing experience, preferably in the railway industry.
  • CNC & Robot programing experience.
  • Technical knowledge of Manufacturing Engineering, writing manufacturing work instructions, line balancing.
  • Working knowledge in Quality, EHS standards and Ergonomics.
  • Knowledge of CAD and PLM tools (CATIA, DELMIA…)
  • Familiar with IS common tools.
  • Process FMEA, QRQC.
  • Time analysis (MTM, MEK, UAS).


Behavioural Competencies


  • Conscientious. Commits and delivers.
  • Team Player.  Agile, Inclusive, Resposible.
  • Decisive.  Obtains and uses necessary information to make decisions. Refers decision to others when appropriate
  • Self-Motivation.
  • Logical and organized
  • Good communication.



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​

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