Product Safety and Reliability Technical Lead (m/f/d)

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Date: 23-Jan-2023

Location: Hennigsdorf

Company: Alstom

Req ID:163962 

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.   


Product Safety and Reliability Technical Lead (m/f/d)
Location: Hennigsdorf, Germany



We are currently looking to recruit Product Safety and Reliability Technical Lead in Hennigsdorf, Germany.


The “Product Safety* and Reliability Technical Lead” performs the safety and reliability processes and activities along the whole lifecycle of products and subsystems. Essential part of this work is the provision of the necessary safety and reliability analyses, based on detailed analyses performed by other specialists in their own technical domains.


With its specific knowledge and experience, the Technical Lead contributes successfully to the product/subsystem:

• Product Family specification and development.

• Bid and conceptual design.

• Preliminary and detailed design.

• Validation and authorization.



• Perform activities during the realization, authorization, operation, and field support of the products/subsystems. Lead the Product Safety activities related to the management of incidents, accidents and near-misses with the company’s products and services.

• Interface with and supports internal and external stakeholders (engineering, customers, assessors, etc.) for various tasks during the product/system lifecycle.

• Provide implementation feedback and improvement suggestions for Product Safety Management System, for Reliability and for relevant horizontal initiatives.

• Support and/or supervise and/or develop "Product Safety and Reliability Engineers" and "Senior Product Safety and Reliability Engineers".

• Work on complex assignments, high risk matters and projects, provide plans, cost and schedule estimates on complicated engineering programs.

• Provides technical expertise in support of colleagues or departments with less experience in the field of safety and reliability.

• Product Safety activities related to the management of incidents, accidents and near-misses.

• Communicate, support to other engineering functions, assessors and stakeholders.

• Coordination and direction of staff (can be subordinate) working on subjects in the own domain(s) of responsibility.

• Ensure the application of Product Safety Management System and the Reliability framework in the own domain(s) of responsibility.

• Ensure that relevant peer reviews for Product Safety and Reliability Deliverables are being performed.

• Development, maintenance and operation of a detailed plans and budget.



• A university degree (B.Sc., M.Sc. or equivalent), or an equivalent working experience.

• 5-10 years of working experience postgraduate.

• Proven record of relevant safety and/or reliability experience.

• 3-5 years of working experience in project assignments.

• Knowledge and experience in the application of safety and reliability assessment techniques (FTA, risk matrix, FME(C)A, etc.).

• Experience in the application of relevant software tools (e.g. DOORS, Fault Tree+, etc.) is of benefit.

• Knowledge and experience in the interpretation and application of relevant standards, laws, regulation: may include EN 5012x, MIL-STD-882, IEEE Std 1012, CSM for Risk Assessment, etc.

• Background knowledge in any engineering area (e.g. brakes, etc.) may be beneficial.

• Fluent in English, German is a plus.


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