Mechanical & Electrical Parts Engineer

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Date: 22-Jul-2022

Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Company: Alstom

Req ID:282542 

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.



Join us for our opportunity Engineering Supplier Requests (ESRs) in Derby

Purpose of the Job:

Engineering Supplier Requests (ESRs) are typically raised by the Alstom Spares/Procurement teams or by an engineer at the Alstom depots.  Queries/requests typically relate to the use of alternative parts, materials, supplier, and/or manufacturer, revised part configuration, and concessions.

Located within the Alstom UK&I Fleet Support Engineering, the Engineering Supplier Request Engineer’s day-to-day duties will include:

  • Responding to and managing queries raised via the Engineering Supplier Requests Outlook mailbox.
  • Processing of ESR forms sent to the Engineering Supplier Requests mailbox.  This includes the following tasks:-
    • Assigning each ESR with a unique identifier
    • Storing ESR forms submitted by the requester in SharePoint, along with any other documentation associated to the ESR.
    • Reviewing any existing part configuration details in the Product Database Management (PDM) tool.
    • Perform an engineering review of the ESR, or assign to / consult with the relevant engineer within the Mechanical/Electrical functional engineering teams within the Alstom UK&I Services Central Engineering organisation.  This includes ensuring the ESRs are compliant with any regulatory mandatory standards.
    • The ESRs are to be endorsed/approved by the Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer, and the Design Authority (DA) Principal Engineer
    • Closing out any documentation post ESR rejection/approval, including ensuring any configuration has been updated as necessary in PDM, and informing the requestor of the ESR approval decision.
  • Raising Change Requests (CRs) in the Alstom Change Control Tool (CCT) in instances where the ESR qualifies as an Engineering Change.  The CCT CR then being subsequently assigned to the appropriate Project Engineering Manager (PrEM) or Functional Head to be processed by the relevant functional engineering team(s).
  • Management of the ESR process documentation, including updates to the process as appropriate, with all key stakeholders input as necessary.


Knowledge & Experience:

Microsoft Office experience

General technical competencies

More than 2 years in Railways engineering

Knowledge of existing Rail Group Standards, e.g. GMRTs, RISs,

English & Communication skills


Team size:

No hierarchical management


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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