Assistant Project Engineer

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Date: 07-Sep-2022

Location: Gurgaon, IN

Company: Alstom

Req ID:332881 

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.   


Job Title (Job Code):         Project Engineering Manager (PrEM) (EN-PA-01)



  • Manage the technical contractual scope of the project ensuring its delivery according to the quality, cost, performance and scheduled commitment originally agreed and, if applicable, updated as a result of negotiated variation orders.



Organisation structure (job belongs to..)

Regional Center Project / Engineering


Reports directly to:

PrEM Department Head or to Regional Center Project Engineering Director (according to Regional Center specificities)


Other reporting to:

Project Manager (during project execution)


Direct reports:

Functionally lead the project engineering team (during project execution)


Network & Links


  • Project Core Team
  • Project Engineering Team
  • Project Technical Manager, when applicable (Design Leading Unit located off-shore)
  • Platform in charge of the Solution(s) to be deployed in the project.
  • Methods & Tools Community
  • Project EHS Manager/Coordinator or RC EHS Manager/Engineer



  • Suppliers
  • Customers
  • Auditors and/or Assessors


Key accountabilities:

  • Manage the technical contractual scope of the project:
  • Be accountable for the customer acceptance of the project solution
  • Manage the project technical risks and the corresponding mitigation plan
  • Together with the Project Manager, in case of contractual scope evolution, rise variation order and manage it
  • Validate the technical design choices with the peers and Solution Director
  • Identify which are the applicable regulations in the customer country/city and ensure they are taken into account in project solution design
  • Manage the project solution, including the customization and specific configuration of the generic solution to meet Quality, Cost, Delivery and Performance (QCDP) commitments:
  • Ensure, with support of the required experts and involving all stakeholders, that all the technical requirements of the contract are fully addressed throughout the project lifecycle, from the capture stage up to the demonstration
  • Act as a chairman of Project Change Control Board (CCB)
  • Be responsible of the project design and application engineering activities
  • Supervise Verification & Validation activities
  • Be accountable for Engineering WP QCD
  • Provide BOM
  • Verify Project Safety Case (scope, strategy and exported constraints)
  • Functionally lead the project engineering team:
  • Allocate Task(s) across Project Engineering team and ensure engineering activities follow-up
  • Together with Domain / Metier Leaders and RC Project Engineering Metier / Domain Department Heads, define the project engineering team organization according to the project phase (and as defined in the EMP)
  • Deploy the applicable engineering process, methods & tools on the project
  • Manage and participate in the evaluation of the project engineering team
  • Share Environment, Health and Security (EHS) rules with project engineering team (receiving inputs from PM/Project EHS Manager/Coordinator or RC EHS Manager)
  • Support assessment of the teams involved in project engineering activities, including the ones belonging to a different Regional Center.
  • Manage the interface with the project core team: 
    • Provide all technical documents to the project core team members for the industrialisation, sourcing, installation, test and commissioning (product BOQ, architecture schematics, ...)
    • Provide support to the Project Technical Manager on execution of technical activities on-shore (delegation of responsibility could be defined and formalised in the Engineering Management Plan of the Project)
    • Solve technical issues detected by different core team members
    • During project warranty, coordinate actions to support resolution of pending technical issues following Project Warranty Manager (PrWM) requirements
    • Support PrQSM to consolidate the REX of the Project and the Reliability Growth
    • Support RC Project Engineering Domain/Metiers Department Head to define/perform knowledge capitalization


Performance measurements:

  • Project QCDP (quality, cost, delivery and performance)
  • Project Specification, including Design documents & Projects V&V documents approval status
  • Project requirement database maturity (it covers “traceability & coverage of requirements by V&V”)
  • Engineering management plan application
  • Assessment results based on internal audits and process inspections (applied in the project)



Educational Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering, Computer Science or scientific subjects



  • Master in Business Administration and/or
  • Master in Project Management



  • Engineering background including project deployment full lifecycle view
  • Hands-on experience on functional or hierarchical team management
  • Cost and planning control experience in engineering scope
  • Hands-on experience on Customer relationship in contractual situations



  • Products and services knowledge on different market segments (Urban, Mainline, F&M)
  • Engineering product development full lifecycle view
  • Safety background


Competencies & Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills (teamwork and leadership)
  • Decision-making ability
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Resilience



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.   


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