Project Engineering Manager High Speed Train (m/w/d)

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Date: 05-Feb-2023

Location: Hennigsdorf, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:323870 

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, trams, and e-buses to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide.


Join us as a Project Engineering Manager High Speed Train based in Hennigsdorf (Berlin Area) Germany and you will be looking at a career-defining role.


Purpose of the job


As Project Engineering Manager you will manage the technical contractual scope of the project ensuring its delivery according to the quality, cost, performance as well as scheduled commitment originally agreed and, if applicable, updated as a result of negotiated variation orders.


Your responsabilities :


  • 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 managing any case of contractual scope evolution and rise variation order.
  • 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.
  • 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)


Your Profile :


  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering,
  • More than 5 years experience
  • Engineering background including project deployment full lifecycle view
  • Hands-on experience in 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)
  • Safety background
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills (teamwork and leadership)
  • Decision-making ability and Resilience
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Problem-solving ability
  • English fluent.


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.


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