Control Command Engineer

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Date: 11-Nov-2022

Location: Charleroi, WHT, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:161845 

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.  



In charge to design the applicative software of the Traction Systems, Auxiliary converters or HESOP’s (by digital or electronic means and relay circuits), to guarantee the QCD objectives of the Engineering Department.


Organisational Reporting

Hierarchical reporting to the Traction Applicative Software Manager.


Network & Links


  • Others Alstom RSC Control Command Managers
  • Control Command team leaders
  • Engineering Team managers and Traction skill leaders
  • Product Managers, SSM, PrEM and TrSE
  • Tender managers


  • Internal customers
  • Final customer (rail operator)
  • Suppliers



  • Validate the Control Command estimated costs and workload
  • Accountable of the implementation of the DFQ rules (specifications, tools of design, Design Reviews and associated templates), daily, in the Traction Control activity on the Projects
  • Guarantee the continuous improvement of standards and processes.
  • Guarantee the application of the rules and methodologies for Software development process
  • Guarantee the capitalization of the experience feedback (REX)
  • Promote, in the Projects, the use of existing solutions, and the re-use, every time it is possible, of these developments already validated within the framework of previous Projects,
  • Define the Control Command content, the tasks, and their planning for the project,
  • Produce and broadcast monthly the performance indicators of the Control Command process and set up the actions for improvement plan.
  • Manage the subcontracting relations according current legislation and sourcing rules
  • Participate actively in all improvement actions of ALSTOM
  • Guarantee the Health, Environment and Safety (EHS).
  • Innovation: Guarantee the capitalization of the experience feedback (REX) and participate actively in all improvement actions of ALSTOM



Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) indicators, for security of the persons, the properties and the environment, by applying the safety regulations of the company.
  • Software deliverables with a good quality level after tuning and simulator checking, to guarantee contract acceptation,
  • Optimized fixed costs for these development activities
  • Design activities realized for the compatible deadlines with the Projects deliverables,
  • Indicators, transverse to the Projects, for the Control Command activity
  • Respect of the Design Review Control Command planning
  • Adequacy Workloads / Resources for the Control Command activity
  • Obtaining SSIL2 certificates following the contract schedules and the norms constraints
  • Insure, for the site, the interface with the external teams for the embedded electronic,





Master degree in engineering



  • Good knowledge with Functions, Products and Components linked to the sector activity: Traction systems and their Control Command
  • Sensitive to the Environment, Health and Safety questions.
  • Know the principles and the methods of software development and the associated tools
  • Know EN50128 or any other normative constraints (SSIL2 or more),
  • Control the Sub-contracting process and legal rules
  • Know how to establish, maintain and develop relations on the site and with the other sites
  • Know how to organize and plan a workload
  • Know how to lead and imply staffs who work on a Project “plateau”
  • Know and know how to use Engineering tools like DFQ, etc. …


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​

Job Segment: Embedded, Technology