Jigs and Tools Engineer

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Date: 20-Jan-2023

Location: Hornell, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:236441 

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, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Purpose of the job

-Is in charge to define specific tooling, ensure its manufacturing and its implementation in production.
-Act in respect of standards, AT rules and business targets (EHS, Ergonomics, QCD).
-Perform tooling costing.
-Is in charge to define the layout of the workshops and the workstations.
-Design assembly lines.


-In case of tender:
-Identify the need for tooling with the PIM and the Costing Manager.
-Evaluate the total cost of the tooling, broken down in the following categories:
§Study (specification, design)
§Manufacturing and implementation

-Identify the potential footprint of the manufacturing process with the Industrial Manager and the PME Manager. Evaluate impact on existing and scheduled activities.

-Evaluate the total cost of the layout, broken down in the following categories:

§Study (specification, design)
-During pre-project phase:
-Perform layout study (pre-design)
-Write the functional specification and get approval from the Process & Manufacturing engineers, Tooling manager, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and EHS.
-Perform the costing of the solution.
During product / project industrialization:
-Analyze the tooling requested and propose the adequate solution.
-Write the functional specification and get approval from the Process & Manufacturing engineers, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, EHS and Industrial Quality representatives.
-Send documented purchase request, participate to RFQ analysis, and contribute to the business award with Sourcing.
-Perform the design of the tooling or make it sub-contracted.
-Validate the design through design reviews, involving above actors.
-Validate the manufactured tooling.
-Perform operating procedure when needed and train manufacturing team to use it.
-Follow-up implementation of the tooling and first use. Perform adjustment.
-Specify inspection operations, handling and maintenance instruction.
-Write periodic inspection sheets.
-Other activities:
-Participates to Alstom Tooling network.
-Contribute to enrich the AT database of standard tooling specifications
-Participate to continuous improvement actions (SWIP) in support to Production.

Alstom is the leading company in the mobility 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?  


Equal opportunity statement:
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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