System Engineer Propulsion (E-Systems)

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Date: 06-Feb-2023

Location: Hennigsdorf, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:382542 


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, customised services, infrastructure, signalling 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.


Our site in Hennigsdorf is a state-of-the-art facility focused on the development, production, testing and service for mainline projects, production of prototypes, pre-series and small series, etc., virtual Reality, 3D printing and testing and authorization. Today, the site employs a total of 2,100 employees, there is continuous investment in infrastructure and high investments in new jobs & personnel development. Since 1913, well over 25,000 rail vehicles have been delivered from here to the whole world.

We are currently looking to recruit a Propulsion System Engineer, location is Hennigsdorf, DE


Your mission?

By delegation of Train Systems Engineering (TSE), specify one or several train functions, and associated sub-system(s) at train level and lead technically the engineering studies to reach the required performances at train level.


Your key responsibilities?

Systems Engineering:

  • Be the technical representative in front of customer and external stakeholders from Notice-To-Proceed through to end of warranty
  • Performing the transverse requirement allocations to the various subsystems in close collaboration with the relevant specialists
  • Performing requirement development, coming from reference and applicable documents from Metiers, Standards, Certification, Safety, Platform and Customer
  • Defining the Train System architecture, operational modes and functionalities taking as input the external/internal requirements
  • Performing train system FMECA in coordination with RAMS team
  • Ensuring consistency and compatibility between all the sub-systems specifications
  • Writing sub-system specification and architecture description (RSAD2) in collaboration with the SSE/PU/TCE according to train level architecture
  • Fill the “Entry “connector” to question the TSS catalog.
  • For non-catalog components, under TSS design authority:
  • Writes the Technical Purchasing Specification (TPS0 - Short Specification) when needed.
  • Writes the TPS1 for supplier consultation and manages technical contact (TPS2) until design has been frozen
  • Drives technical relationships with suppliers with close management of QCD commitments (CbC), risks & validation (including Design Reviews with suppliers)
  • Supporting TSE to define applicable train configuration
  • Ensuring coordination between TSS/PU/Metier on interfaces, performances, technical issues resolution during detailed design phase
  • On TSE request, participating to technical meetings with customer in order to provide support


Verification & Validation:

  • Defining and performing Train verification strategy in close collaboration with all Engineering metiers, Certification & Validation teams and TSS Team and Participating Units
  • Writing the train level test specifications
  • Ensuring the train integration and tuning
  • Certification of subsystem


Train revenue service:

  • Technical open issues resolution on TSE request, from investigation to modification implementation and problem closure


Quality Cost Delivery and Reporting:

  • Performing reporting at project level (to TSE, via KPI) and metier level (via weekly reports)
  • Supporting TSE for implementation and update of Engineering risks mitigation plan, change order process and QCD optimisation
  • Providing Return of experience to be implemented in Reference Solutions.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Successfully completed engineering studies with a focus on rail vehicle technology, electrical engineering or a comparable qualification
  • You demonstrate good communication and organizational skills (ability to meet deadlines). You are result oriented and show intellectual curiosity and creativity.
  • An effective team player who can interface at all levels within the organisation and who can operate successfully in a multi-cultural environment, working effectively with teams distributed across different sites/countries.
  • Fluent in German and English, you are eager to work with autonomy in an international environment and to face challenges


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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