Process Engineer - Gluing & Corrosion Protection

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Date: 03-Oct-2022

Location: Brugge

Company: Alstom

Req ID:143481 

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.   





If you are ambitious and motivated, this is the opportunity to start a career of

Process Engineer – Gluing & Corrosion Protection  based in Bruges, Belgium


Validates new processes (painting, gluing, sealing) before production start, with regard to technology, technique and equipment.


  • Determination of the design/manufacturing requirements:
  • Defining the materials to be used.
  • Defining installations and equipment.
  • Review of the product requirements.
  • Conduct research regarding new technologies, equipment and materials.
  • Participation in design and method reviews.


  • All industrial aspects:
  • installations and equipment.
  • lead times and cadences.
  • working conditions in the industrial environment (temperature, humidity, working position of the operator, accessibility, …).
  • products and processes used (paints, adhesives, sealants, etc.).
  • evaluation of the capability of the processes: are the requirements (average and spread of the, filler thickness, paint layer thickness, ...) feasible in an industrial chain.
  • Productivity.
  • Monitoring the process parameters.
    Prepares the technical documentation for the production in addition to and in support of the work instructions (procedures).
  • Makes proposals regarding investments with the aim of improving processes.
    Creates training programs and provides training for the implementation of new processes or for the maintenance of company knowledge.


  • Safety, health, environment.
  • Quality :
  • Validation of the subcontractors.
  • Create and validate recovery procedures.
  • Preparing painting audits.
  • In the event of deviating process parameters in current, validated processes (technologies, techniques, equipment), which have been identified during Q-audits, investigate the causes and consequences, make technical assessments and make proposals to adjust the process and to correct.
  • Validates new processes of surface treatment, bonding and sealing before starting production


  • New Technologies :
  • Follow the market evolution (specialist literature, trade fairs, joint development with suppliers) with regard to new technologies – techniques – equipment to ensure that the site is at all times the most efficient for this specific process.



  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a relevant role in transport industry (railway industry is definitely a nice to have) is an advantage
  • Good knowledge on standards related to special processes and material knowledge;
  • Knowledge domains: Chemistry, Connection technology (Glue), Surface treatment (Paint)
  • Specific business specialization: European adhesive engineer (EAE-DVS/EWF 3309), Corrosion Prevention (NACE), Standards, is an advantage.
  • Fluent Dutch and good English are a must have.



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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