Application Engineer

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Date: 20-Jul-2022

Location: Grain Valley, MO, United States

Company: Alstom

Req ID:201980 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Essential Responsibilities

  • On-site Liaison between remote application engineers to manufacturing and factory test in WSBG.
  • Investigates, troubleshoots, and provides recommendations in resolving complex, unique or major problems.  Collaborates within the teams in resolving problems
  • Participates in technical discussions with customer to represent/protect the company interests
  • Verifies Interlocking circuit design, relay-based and /or microprocessor-based logic, HW and SW interfaces, material selection, and equipment rack layouts
  • Interfaces with internal/external contacts to include vendors, subcontractors and prime contractors on technical matters
  • Assists in generating schedule, budget and product/system specifications as required
  • Assists in generating technical proposals and cost estimates as requested
  • Provides input/modifications to departmental work instructions and procedures when required
  • Maintains project related files, documents, and revision control of documents under their direct control
  • Provides and develops accurate material lists for both internal and external requirements on projects
  • Troubleshoots problems identified during factory and field test offering possible technical solutions to minimize impact
  • Keeps abreast of technologies used by the company, industry to remain current and prepared for technology changes within the work environment
  • Interfaces with manufacturing, seeks resolution, creates cohesive unit, performs root cause analysis
  • Performs PLM, GSI, and CLAMP activities
  • Assists in Change Management Initiatives
  • Acts as design engineering team for project location factory test including customer witness tests


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or an Engineering Technology Degree with a minimum of 3 years' experience in Railway Signal Engineering or related field
  • Hardware Design experience 

Desired Experience

  • Manufacturing and Factory test experience
  • Prior experience in signal engineering principles and practices
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Ability to establish and maintain good customer relations 
  • Strong oral and written communications skills

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: Developer, Change Management, PLM, Technology, Management