Testing & Commissioning Engineer (f/m/d)

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Date: 27 Feb 2024

Location: Hennigsdorf, BB, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:419186 


 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, 74,000 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 Testing and Commissioning Engineer in Hennigsdorf we’re looking for?  


Your future role 

Take on a new challenge and apply your engineering expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Testing and commisioning leader and work alongside passionate, motivated and dedicated teammates. 

You'll play a pivotal role in guaranteeing the safe and reliable operation of rail systems, making sure they meet all regulatory and safety requirements. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business to coordinate testing and commissioning activities, ensuring smooth project execution.  

You’ll specifically ensure that all safety protocols and standards are met or exceeded, minimizing the risk of accidents or failures in rail operations, but also maintain detailed records of testing procedures, results, and any modifications made during the commissioning process. 


We’ll look to you for:  

  • Perform testing and commissioning of electrical motors and gearboxes to ensure they meet industry standards and specifications
  • Conduct functional tests, load tests, and performance evaluations to verify the proper operation of motors and gearboxes
  • Independently, apply extensive expertise as a generalist or specialist to meet company standards and customer requirements for the related sub-system 
  • Develop Testing & Commissioning procedures for his sub-system based on defined specifications for subsystems in area of specialization to meet contractual requirements 
  • Interface with Engineering and Verification & Validation subsystem leaders for optimizing site tests and sharing competent resources between platform and site test 
  • Could participate to Verification & Validation test in lab, as per request, under the responsibility of the Verification & Validation Manager 
  • Provide technical leadership to individuals or teams for tools, procedure and in resolving problems 
  • Lead or participate in technical discussions for his subsystem directly with customer and represents / protects the company’s interest 
  • Report on a regular basis to the Project Testing & Commissioning Manager on progress and issues 
  • Report on the anomalies arising during site testing and interfaces with engineering team towards to close the anomaly 
  • Ensure that all design related issues are correctly reported in the adequate tools, including the defect description and associated test context 
  • Proactive towards development of resources competency to other Testing & Commissioning team members 
  • Guarantee that all tests are made in full safety 


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:   

  • Degree in or passion for engineering (preferably electronics or embedded systems) or equivalent  
  • Good knowledge of English and German (read, written, spoken) 
  • Proficiency in MATLAB and Python for data analysis and automation in testing processes
  • Experience in T&C or Verification & Validation activities 
  • Able to communicate in an open and clear manner with various stakeholders 
  • Flexibility and mobility, available for seldon short missions in different locations
  • An outside-the-box approach to testing  
  • Decision-making confidence  
  • Familiarity with rail or a keenness to learn more  
  • Resilience, with an analytic way of thinking in order to solve complex system failures 
  • Customer satisfaction and results orientated 
  • Ability to use new technologies and tools 


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 
  • 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 
  • 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 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.

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