Vibroacoustic Engineer

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Date: 4 Feb 2024

Location: Charleroi, BE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:407520 

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

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

 

In the context of Product Engineering development, a Vibroacoustic engineer will participate in project/offer development through the application of internal procedures including Vibroacoustic management of projects, standard Vibroacoustic simulation and measurements of Components

 

In case of assignment to R&D tasks, he will be in charge of the development of methodologies and technologies related to Vibroacoustics of Rolling Stock and Components

 

ORGANISATION

Hierarchical to Traction System Manager

Functional to Acoustic Chief engineer/Acoustic CCN Leader, PrEM and Technical Bid Engineering Manager

 

MAIN RESPONSABILITIES

Projects main missions

  • To apply the Vibroacoustic Engineering Instructions and guidelines to perform the project/offers tasks
  • To perform the Vibroacoustic analysis of tenders by comparison with referent solutions and previous projects
  • To Prepare the Vibroacoustic specifications and Vibroacoustic Management Plan (VAMP) to be applied in projects
  • To choose the most efficient way to perform the allocation (experimental/numerical), verification and validation during tender and project phase
  • To allocate the different noise sources assemblies through the use of AT standard methodologies.
  • To perform standard Vibroacoustics tests, to postprocess the data and report to validate prediction models and type tests
  • To perform standard Vibroacoustic simulations for exterior noise and interior noise using inhouse developed tools
  • To liaise with the Acoustic Chief Engineer to validate Management Plan, allocations and risks.
  • To liaise with experts in key domains to obtain the necessary data to perform the allocation
  • To liaise with acoustic engineers in other sites and to use AT Vibroacoustic databases to obtain the necessary REX to perform the allocations
  • To capture the Vibroacoustic REX of projects through the use of AT Vibroacoustic databases

 

R&D main missions (if assigned to R&D missions)

  • To lead and manage R&D actions in the context of product improvement and/or methodologies for Vibroacoustics for Rolling Stock. This includes management of resources and budget respecting the quality, cost and delay of R&D deliverables.
  • To develop innovative methodologies to be applied as a standard in the design process of rolling stock.

 

 

MAIN REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

 

Educational Requirements

Mandatory · Engineering degree (BSc/MSc) or physicist with specialization in Vibroacoustic, acoustics, vibration, NVH

Desirable ·  Knowledge in power electronics and associated components / Experimental modal analysis, FE/BEM vibroacoustic simulations

 

Experience

Mandatory

• More than 2 years of experience in a Vibroacoustic department in automotive/aeronautics/railway/building sector

• more than 5 years of experience in leading R&D missions

Desirable

• Knowledge in power electronics and associated components

• Experimental modal analysis, FE/BEM vibroacoustic simulations

 

Competencies & Skills

• Vibroacoustic testing and postprocessing with multichannel systems (B&K Pulse/LMS Test lab or similar) including noise & vibration measurements in operating conditions and Vibroacoustic transfer functions (mobility, pressure/force).

• For R&D missions, management skills to lead R&D actions with a transversal approach will be needed

• Good communication skills

• English conversational/writing/reading advanced level commendatory.

• French conversational/reading advanced level is preferred

 

 

 

 

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​

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