Railway Operations Engineer (f/m/d)

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Date: 19 Apr 2024

Location: Hennigsdorf, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:432143 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Railway Operations Engineer in Hennigsdorf we’re looking for?


Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your rail operations expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Ronald Kislat, Test Laboratory Manager, and work alongside passionate, motivated and dedicated teammates.

You'll will take over responsibilities as a railway operations manager with focus on the safety management system. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business leading in the development and handling the processes /documents of the safety management system. You’ll specifically take care of organization and execution of the work in accordance with appropriate regulations /manuals.


We’ll look to you for:

  • Participation in resolving emergency situations as part of emergency management
  • General tasks for railway operations as railway operations manager
  • Tasks as operational test manager: bears overall responsibility for the test drive as the responsible company officer
  • Technical tasks (vehicle technology):
  • Development of various test protocols (safety check)
  • Creation of checklists to document the vehicle conditions, examination or handover
  • Creation of technical work instructions for the operation of the vehicles
  • Evaluation /assessment of the vehicle conditions (operability, maintenance status)
  • Supervision of maintenance


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

  • Proven experience in railway operations, with a focus on rolling stock and infrastructure (hands-on experience as engineer for railway operations or railway operations planning, train driver, local operations manager or railway operations manager)
  • Fluency in German and conversational English is required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with internal teams and external stakeholders
  • Open and collaborative team player
  • Reliability and punctuality are your hallmarks
  • Possess an eye for the big picture, demonstrating a capacity for thinking across tasks
  • Economically efficient thinking, recognizing the cost implications of rail transport
  • In-depth knowledge of railway systems, safety standards, and regulatory requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of preparing test drive applications
  • Valid license as a train driver


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with SMS (security management system)
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our agile working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards Railway Operations Manager
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension) 


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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