Train Design Engineer (TDE)/ Train Architecture Manager (TAM) (m/w/d)

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Date: 02-Sep-2022

Location: Hennigsdorf, DE

Company: Alstom

Train Design Engineer (TDE)

Purpose of the Job

  • Ensuring production of all Train Design (TD) deliverables (Carbody Shell, Mechanical Integration, General Studies and Transverse Disciplines) in compliance with the QCD commitments.
  • Coordinating different TD contributors on Project.

Responsibilities and Accountable for :

· Performing project TD activities in compliance with QCD commitments.

· Planning and piloting TD activities and related deliverables on project taking into account applicable instructions/processes and other specific

Customer (internal or external) requirements.

· Ensuring TD deliverables quality and their acceptance by the Customer (internal or external) within committed limits.

· Reporting on TD activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments.

· Allocating requirements and mechanical interfaces to Sub-Systems/equipments (Allocated volume, weight, location, etc.)

· Monitoring the Mechanical Sub-Systems/equipments deliveries conformity with project needs.

· Ensuring resolution of Project Mechanical issues and challenging actions (single domain)

· Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Mechanical scope (single-domain).

· Ensuring Mechanical Project/Product Prefered Part List (3PL) delivery.

· Defining Project Mechanical Decomposition in Digital Mock-Up (ZBS)

Responsible for:

· Preparing and documenting TD Design Reviews according to project schedule and following-up the main open actions.

· Resolving Project Mechanical issues and challenging actions (multi-domains)

· Coordinating different TD contributors on Project.

· Defining Project punctual priorities to TD project team.

· Monitoring, controling and consolidating the Train Design workpackage.

· Analysing and consolidating change request impacts on TD scope

· Producing high-level TD deliverables (RSAD TD, TD Validation Plan, etc.)

· Reporting on TD activities progress, anticipating issues (capacity, skills, rule applicability, etc.) and alerting if needed.

· Establishing trainset layout with bogie architecture principle and defining mass and Center of gravity per vehicle type and bogie

· Defining train mechanical architecture taking into account weight, gauge, installation strategy, acoustics, eco design, ergonomics, aerodynamics, aeraulics…

· Validating Transverse Requirement Specifications (Weight, Vibroacoustics, etc.) in close collaboration with the Train System Engineer.

· Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on TD scope.

· Defining Project Mechanical Decomposition (PBS, IBS)

· Collaborating with other metier/department

· Establishing Certification & Validation Plans for TD scope.

Contributor for:

· Supporting Sourcing, Industrialization and Manufacturing teams during Production ramp-up.

· Collaborating with the TDMM for continuous improvement of the Metier (including RoE)

Job Specifications, Knowledge & Experience

· Mechanical Engineering preferably applied to Railway products with 3 to 4 years of experience.

· Good Communications and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customer).

· Time management and reporting skill.

· Sense of urgency / priority.

· Customer & Product Focus.

· Structured and organised with Hands-on approach.

· English operational in read/writing and technical meetings.


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