Mechanical Design Engineer

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Date: 08-Jan-2023

Location: Derby, DER, GB

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 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.



What if you could help a leading company create the most efficient and secure digital mobility systems for tomorrow?


We are currently looking for Mechanical Design Engineer in Derby, United Kingdom.


Your mission:


Managing Computer Aid Designer (CAD), activities, and deliverables in an area in Mechanical Domain on the project in compliance with QCD commitments. Applying applicable Mechanical Domain instructions, processes & tools.


Your responsibilities:


  • Performing 3D, design annotations, and 2D deliverables in compliance with QCD commitments, Metier rules, and processes.
  • Modeling and storing allocated volumes and interfaces for sub-systems/components in Digital Mock-Up.
  • Performing Detailed Design on internal sub-systems.
  • Filling-up attributes for each part in Digital Mock-Up (naming, material, Fire & Smoke, etc.)
  • Verifying consistency of digital mock-up (no clash, etc.) and compliance with requirements (allocated volumes, weight, interfaces, etc.) on the assigned scope.
  • Preparing and documenting Domain Design Reviews
  • Updating Digital Mock-Up taking into account Change Requests.
  • Checking CADs' and sub-contractors Design Quality
  • Realizing stack-up analysis.
  • Realizing Bill of Material.
  • Planning and piloting Mechanical Domain activities of the assigned zone and related deliverables on a project, taking into account applicable instructions/processes and other specific Customer (internal or external) requirements.
  • Applying TD rules, processes, and tools (single-domain) and ensuring Domain deliverables quality and their acceptance by the Customer (internal or external) within committed limits.
  • Managing the production of deliverables in accordance with Planning targets on the Domain assigned zone.
  • Designing products taking into account project requirements (performances, manufacturability, serviceability, testability, etc.).
  • Preparing and documenting Domain Design Reviews according to project schedule and following up on the main open actions.
  • Checking respect of Allocated volumes/interfaces (no clashes) on internal design.
  • Resolving Project issues in assigned zone.
  • Reporting on the Mechanical Domain activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issues potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments.
  • Respecting and/or allocating requirements and interfaces to Sub-Systems/equipment (Allocated volume, weight, location, 3PL, etc.)
  • Analyzing change request impacts on assigned zone and applying change if request accepted.
  • Validating relevant Domain deliverables and securing planning.


You will be a contributor for:


  • Performing quotation of the engineering work package, upon request.
  • Defining Project Decomposition (PBS).
  • Supporting Sourcing, Industrialization, and Manufacturing teams during Production ramp-up.
  • Collaborating with MDL for continuous improvement of the Domain (including RoE). 


Your experience and qualifications :


  • Mechanical Engineering is preferably applied to Railway products with a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customers).
  • Time management and reporting skills.
  • Sense of urgency/priority.
  • Structured and organized with a Hands-on approach.
  • English operational in reading/writing and technical meetings.





Why Alstom?


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?


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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You accept differences

You excel in collaboration and


You actively support inclusion



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