Project Engineer

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Date: 02-Jun-2021

Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Company: Alstom

Req ID:121303 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


Join us as a Project Engineer in Derby, UK.


Purpose of the Job


As a Project Engineer you will lead, manage and control all engineering-related activities in the project to deliver on requirements, budget and schedule. The Project Engineer will ensure “lessons learned” and best practices are applied on projects and transferred to new projects or milestones.


This role will also involve project planning and execution, resource management, scope management, configuration management, stakeholder management, support and drive issue resolutions, business improvement and customer support.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Lead all aspects of design, implementation, testing and commissioning required to deliver the scope of the engineering project so as to satisfy customer requirements while adhering to project budgets and schedules.

  • Establish and maintain interfaces with other Engineering departments & with relevant functions (Project Management, Procurement, Operations, Sales, Bids).

  • Continuous optimization of Project Engineering processes/tools/behaviours by taking into account business requirements, customer needs, technical innovations, and new market conditions.

  • Monitor, control and report monthly all product related financial aspects of the project consistent with the contract requirements and established project management procedures to attain established goals.

  • Ensure that relevant skills are made available by the Engineering Function in order to fulfil project requirements.

  • Prepare and execute product life cycle decisions in cooperation with Project Engineers and project teams (requirements, architecture, development, testing, validation, safety, quality and configuration).

  • Occasional travels to meet with stakeholders and customers.


  Key requirements:


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Engineering. Computer/Software Engineering will be desirable.

  • Strong Experience in Project Management from a similar industry or with complex projects.

  • Experience working in a technical role within a multinational environment.

  • Knowledge and experience working with Software development life cycle (understand SW in all phases - QA, validation, certification of product: standards from rail, aerospace, automotive, etc).

  • Railway experience and knowledge will be considered a plus.

  • Experience working with MS Office is mandatory.

  • Experience working with Primavera and/or MS Project will be considered a plus.

  • Good understanding of product life cycle management and configuration management.

  • Excellent social, communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to solve complex problems using technical experience and judgements.

  • English at a fluent level is mandatory for this role.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


Posting date: 28.05.2021

Closing date: 28.06.2021

Competitive salary range
Number of working hours: 37


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Procurement, Testing, Project Manager, Quality Assurance, PLM, Operations, Technology, Management