VIE - Data Engineer and Digital Transformation 1

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Date: 2 May 2024

Location: Cluj-Napoca, CJ, RO

Company: Alstom

Req ID:449648 


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 


Digitization is a major and strategic lever for transforming functions, to which a “data” dimension is systematically added. As part of the purchasing "Business Process Owner" team, each of whom is responsible for their processes and tools, the Data Engineer and Digital Transformation colleague will be in strong interaction with all team members to understand and process all data-related issues.


With our Cluj team, you will be able to learn new things every day, grow as an individual and make a real impact on the success of businesses all over the world. We are looking for ambitious individuals who want to make a difference!

Alstom is here to help you develop your skills and knowledge so that you can be at the forefront of innovation, efficiency and agility in procurement.



Within the Procurement - Digital Transformation & Process Efficiency department, you will be involved in the implementation of a digitalization plan for the purchasing function. Your mission will be to support the Sourcing Business Process Owner teams in the overhaul of their data management system on the global purchasing scope of ALSTOM Group.


Full member of the project teams, your main missions will be:

  • Understanding of business use cases
  • Formalization of the need through specifications
  • Data analysis and transformation
  • Proposal of analysis and valuation models
  • Implementation of new methodological and technological solutions for data processing


In addition, under the responsibility of the Business Intelligence & Data owner of the department, you will also be called upon for more cross-functional missions during which:

  • You collect or identify the needs of operational customers (production, purchasing, transport, planning and supplies).
  • You illustrate these issues using data and propose indicators highlighting the improvements to be made.
  • You implement improvement projects with the operational teams in the field in complete autonomy

In general, you will bring additional value to the Purchasing and Procurement professions which will allow them to increase their operational and financial performance. Throughout your VIE program, you will be able to develop skills in project management as well as in data analysis.

The advantages of this VIE program: Missions at the heart of business impacts in a dynamic environment / Work in collaboration with all ALSTOM teams / The possibility of providing concrete recommendations and a fresh perspective.


  • Bac+5 in an engineering school or master's degree with a data specialization, ideally with knowledge of the world of purchasing and/or having past experience as alternee
  • Strong programming skills such as Tableau, QlikSense, Qlikview, Power BI, ... and database management language (SQL)
  • Analytical skills and ability to solve problems creatively
  • Competence in data mining
  • Competence in data extraction
  • Ability to restore, highlight and explain its results
  • Fluency in English
  • Project management skills, knowledge of the purchasing world, and/or a real taste for data science would be a plus.
  • Rigour, oral and written fluency
  • Involvement and ability to work in a team
  • Autonomy, agility and creativity


VIE for  2 years 


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:​VIE​

Job Segment: Data Mining, Business Intelligence, Procurement, SQL, Database, Technology, Operations

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