TrVE - Traction Validation Engineer

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Date: 12 May 2024

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:432887 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.




  • Lead the Certification and Validation activities for the Traction level during project execution. 
  • Commit and manage QCD for Certification and Validation.



Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • Certification and Validation QCD objectives achievement
  • Traction Test Team performance and Safety results


Accountable for :

  • Promoting continuous improvement initiatives in its team
  • Implementing the standard process and related methodologies and tools in order to ensure Certification and Validation efficiency
  • Realizing with the Traction Validation Skill Leader, the Traction Validation Plan and the Traction Validation Management Plan for the product and/or project at tender level.
  • Test Execution and Test Report Ensuring the timely issue of the Validation proves (including proves of Parts Validation and Test Bench achievement) and consolidating Validation files
  • Providing structured REX to feed costing activities, and to enrich the CV metier technical repository.


Responsible for :

  • Reviewing part of the Parts Validation Plan relevant to test at Traction Test Bench level or Train level and accepting (to be included in Traction Validation Plan) or rejecting considering other possibilities
  • Managing the Traction level validation activities, creating and maintaining the Validation Plan
  • Managing the Certification and Validation (CV) project team
  • Approving reviewing Traction Test Procedures / reports
  • Managing the validation schedule, optimizing the validation sequence in relationship with the traction design and configuration maturity and test means availability



Educational Requirement


  • Fluent in English (B2 mini)




Experience in team and project management: 1 to 3 years depending on team size, multi-metiers or multi-sites team and project


Competencies & Skills

  • Traction system knowledge (system analysis, railways) : at least 2 years
  • Tests organization capability, knowledge of planning tools
  • Knowledge of Standards & Regulation
  • Knowledge of Work Package Management
  • Required electrical habilitation level, for instance (french definitions) :

B2V - B2V Essai - BE Essais - BR - BC

H2V - H2V Essais - HE Essais – HC



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



Job Type:​Experienced​

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