RAM Engineer

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Date: 20 May 2024

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:431079 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide


Carry out RAM related activities in Projects & Programs in line with QCD objectives and looking for optimization of RAM performance while being mindful of other constraints (such as life cycle cost, safety, standards, etc.).



Organisation structure:

Central Signaling RAM (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) structure.

Reports directly to:

Direct report line to Regional Center RAM Leader.


Other reporting to:

Dotted report line to Project Manager or Program Manager.


Network & Links 

Internal & External

  • Project Manager or Program Manager
  • RAM Community   J3587    B1070121
  • Engineering
  • Sourcing
  • Quality
  • Subcontractors
  • Customers



Key accountabilities:

  • Within each Project or Program, the RAM Engineer oversees carrying out the RAM activities; such as : RAM Plan, RAM report, product or system-level RAM prediction, RAM Monitoring plan and reports, RAM demonstration test plan and reports, and other deliverables described in the RAM Instruction.
  • Apply the RAM Process and Methods Work Method Statements and Guidelines.
  •  Make Design recommendations based on RAM studies (Application of ‘Design for Reliability’ and ‘ Design for Maintainability’ guidelines) and verify adequacy of architecture choices to System or Product RAM targets.
  • Specify and oversee reliability tests when required.
  • During the operation and maintenance phase, the RAM Engineer validates field failure data collected by the Warranty team and supplies them to the RAM RoX Leader of the CoE.; issues the 2-page RAM report.; supplies necessary inputs to RAM KPIs
  • In close coordination with the Quality function, he/she takes part in the reliability growth management process.


Performance measurements:

  • Process adherence
  • Compliance with RAM targets
  • Design-for-RAM recommendations
  • QCD



Educational Requirements


  • Engineering degree



  • Degree in Dependability (RAM)




RAM or RAMS function



  • Railway Signaling
  • Integrated Logistic Support
  • Maintenance
  • Electronics engineering
  • Software engineering


Competencies & Skills

  • Good bases in probability & statistics
  • Good competencies in RAM analysis and prediction techniques on Systems & Products
  • Good competencies in RAM monitoring & demonstration (field data)
  • Excellent knowledge of Signaling principles
  • English
  • Team work
  • Computer literacy


  • Language skills: A full proficient use of French and English are mandatory to be able to write and explain RAM studies internally and externally. Any other language is a plus.


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Testing, Technology

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