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Date: 03-Aug-2018

Location: Charleroi, WHT, BE

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.


JOB TITLE: Safety Engineer

Based at:  Charleroi.




In Belgium, Alstom is active in the design and manufacture of equipment, electrical and electronic systems for rolling stock equipment and railway signalling and urban. Alstom Belgium Transport has developed two Centers of Excellence: one for auxiliary converters, traction systems & low voltage cabinets, and the second for Signalling systems for main lines and ETCS (European Train control System) / ERTMS (European Rail Traffic Management System).

Alstom Belgium Transport also offers clients its expertise in maintenance services and renovation. The Charleroi site is responsible for the design and integration of signalling and traffic control but also for communication networks and information to passengers. With nearly 1100 employees, including 550 engineers, Alstom Belgium Transport is the largest rail production site in Belgium.




The Safety Engineer position, refers to TIS Safety and RAM Organisation and reports  directly to the RAMS Manager of Charleroi.

He will have to support/ensure “Safety Validation” for Signalling Projects or products developed in Charleroi (per CENELEC Standard) by providing Safety Assessment (analysis of design solutions and or changes) and Safety analysis  (FMEA, FTA, SHA, SSHA, IHA,HZL…) until the Safety Case.



  • To provide safety demonstration of new or modified design
  • To provide RAMS analysis support and Safety cases for project : (FMEA, FTA, Hazard log update, Safety Case…).
  • Apply methods of safety assurance to be used on the project (Functional analysis, FMEA, FTA, HZL,…)
  • Comply with Quality Cost Delivery requirements when being Project Safety Manager


PROFILE :  To be considered for this role, candidate need to be able to demonstrate the following skills experience and attributes:     

  • Engineering degree
  • French will be your working language, knowledge of English and/or Dutch are mandatory
  • Experience in Engineering
  • Behavioral Competencies : Positive personality, Rigorous and reliable, Promote Teamwork and communication, Ability to work under pressure

Why Work  for Us?  At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.

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