Special Tools Technician

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Date: 19 Jun 2024

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

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 



ISR Special Tools Designer: Design Special Tools to match maintainability requirements of TRA and SIG projects


Main Responsibilities:

  • Designing and managing specific tools (outside supplier catalogue)
  • Collaborating with the LSA Engineer on the design analysis to ensure the compatibility of existing tools as well as those that are to be designed as per maintainability needs.
  • Technically specifying the need that will be necessary for Maintenance performed by the customer
  • Modelling Special Tools by:
  • Creating DMU (Digital Mock-Up) 3D CATIAV5
  • Creating the PLM DELMIA
  • Creating Note of Calculus.


  • Manage wherever applicable the Certification of tools (lifting tools)
  • Management and validation of Special Tools (3D DMU + Note of Calculus + Certifications
  • Manage the Archive of Special Tools documentation
  • Follow and monitor the manufacturing (suppliers or internal production) from the concept to the prototype (including certification)
  • Interface with suppliers and support the sourcing / Procurement
  • Control and inspect fabrication of tools at supplier premises if needed.
  • Design to Cost: Reusability across projects, best trade-off costs/efficacity
  • Design for Maintainability: Design tools simple to use reducing as much as possible the time to remove a replace components
  • Prepare the User and maintenance manuals for designed tools
  • Improve the documentation for existing tools (including software tools in TRA and SIG)
  • Collaborate with SIG design engineering (conception and design) for developing ICT requirements for tools in SIG.


Educational Requirements:


Bachelor in electromechanics or mechanics or equivalent with 5+Years of experience.



Experience in CATIA V5 minimum 2 Years.

Minimum 2 years’ experience in Conception and design of electromechanics tools.


  • Experience in ISR/ILS/IPS elements.
  • Experience in Maintainability Analysis
  • Experience in Product Support Analysis
  • Experience in requirements definition for ICT
  • Experience on electrical and environmental sensors (temperature, current, voltages, air flow, …)




Fluent in French

English language working level as a minimum (A2)

MS Office (Operational Level) – Excel for basic structural calculation

CATIA V5 designer (MD2)

Project Stakeholder management (Internal) and minimum customer interface ability

Leadership skill to manage commitments & interface with stakeholders.


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. 

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