Welding Engineer

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Date: 30-Dec-2022

Location: Derby, DBY, GB

Company: Alstom

Req ID:398452 

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 


Your mission?


This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team as a Welding Engineer and help us coordinate the industrial control of the Special Processes (SP) Welding during tender phase, product development, industrialization, manufacturing and warranty.


Your key responsibilities?


  • Ensures compliance with welding standards and procedures applicable to Railways contracts following EN15085 series and Alstom rules
  • Contribute to tender phase, especially in product design and industrialization
  • Contributes during specification and design phases to technical solution decisions associated to special processes.
  • Build the SP REX and interact with product engineering to redirect the design if necessary
  • Manage industrial risk through Process FMEA and associated improvement action plan.
  • Define requirements and rules for associated tooling necessary to start production.
  • Qualify the product/process pair as well as industrial means to be put in place in line with the design
  • Supports technicians that are eventually under his responsibility.
  • Perform Transfer of Technology on SP: documentation, process and means validation, training.
  • Demonstrate QCD and EHS improvement linked to SP through efficient action plans
  • Participate to meetings and working groups of the SP network.
  • Propose improvement ideas and evolution of the business rules of their domain


Minimum qualifications:


  • Engineering degree in process engineering, mechanical or chemical.
  • Training and Qualification by a third party as either European Welding Engineer (EWE) or International Welding Engineer (IWE)
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in industrial method
  • Practice the special process in question from 2 to 5 years (execution, definition, qualification)
  • Knowledge of 3D Catia
  • Experience in the EN15085 Railway sector, with a theoretical and practical knowledge of the welding process, requirement according to UNE EN ISO 14731 standard with minimum recognized Level A.
  • Good teaching skills (able to provide training to a group of trainees).
  • Innovative, participating in business/professional workgroups.
  • Personality: teamwork, reactivity and relational qualities.





Why Alstom?


Alstom is the leading company in the railway 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.


We are acting…



  • You actively identify issues and risks and develop correction plans
  • You are a problem solver
  • You act process minded, data-driven and fact based



  • You accept differences
  • You excel in collaboration and communication
  • You actively support inclusion



  • Safety first
  • You are all responsible to make it happen
  • You adhere to the highest ethics and compliance rules


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