Industrial Engineer - Fitting/Electrical

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Date: 07-Jan-2022

Location: Hornell, NY, United States

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  We are a global leader in the transportation sector, in the digital age. As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €8.1 billion and booked €12.1 billion of orders in the 2018/19 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 70 countries and employs 75,000 people. Visit www.alstom.com to learn more about our business.

Job Title

Process Engineer

( Carbody shell, Electrical, Fitting & Mechanical Integration)  (IN-IT-03)


Purpose of the job

  • She/He will defines the manufacturing process and associated equipment for a new product, taking into account the industrial policy, existing standards and constraints of the project.
  • Perform industrial documentation for the project.
  • Estimate the manufacturing workload for the part corresponding to his domain.


Organization Structure

See standard PME organization chart.


Organizational Reporting

Reports hierarchically to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager or to the domain PME leader.

Reports functionally to the PIM (Product Industrialization Manager)


Team    (*depends on scope)

People (*) : 0 direct report


Network and links

Product Design Engineer, Manufacturing, Supply chain, Industrial Quality.

Other domains Process Engineers, Manufacturing engineers / technicians, Special Process experts, Industrial Costing Manager.

Tooling Engineer.

APSYS Leader




  • During specification and preliminary design phases:
    • Gather Industrial requirements Engineering has to comply with, during product specification and design. Explain them to Engineering.
    • Participate actively to the product design in co-engineering mode, using appropriate methodologies.
    • Design the macro-process, based on standard SMP.
    • Prepare introduction of new technologies if need be, with associated process validation plan.
    • Identify needs of specific manufacturing equipment.
    • Estimate Method Time and perform a preliminary line balancing.
    • Identify critical process steps where to perform detailed Process FMEA and full FAR / FAI.


  • During detailed design phase and before Serial Go:
    • Complete industrial documentation: industrial data sheets, IMFU (Industrial Maturity Follow-Up)
    • Perform P-FMEA.
    • Participate to validation of prototypes if any.
    • Develop specifications of industrial means for serial production.
    • Define workstation layouts, taking into account ergonomic and EHS rules and optimizing movements.
    • Perform a complete and detailed line balancing.
    • Validate product design and industrialization through FAR and FAI.


  • After serial Go:
    • Industrialize retrofit after engineering changes: documentation, workstation definition / update.
    • Support Production to achieve manufacturing QCD targets.


  • Other activities:
    • Bring his expertise to the industrial Costing Manager during tender phase
    • Participates to R&D programs as industrial representative.
    • Perform industrial REX on manufacturing processes. 


Project QCD for his field of activities:

  • KPI n°1
    • On time FAI and Serial Go.
    • o Fixed industrialization cost in line with target.
    • o Method Time in line with target.
  • KPI n°2
    • APSYS Indus roadmap rating


Educational Requirements

Technical education.

English read, written, spoken


Desired Knowledge / Experience

  • Manufacturing or Manufacturing Engineering background with 5 to 10 years’ experience preferably in the railway industry.
  • Technical experience of Process Engineering, writing manufacturing work instructions, line balancing, Lean Manufacturing.
  • Experience in working with an ERP (such as SAP) for Bill of Materials, Routings, Configuration follow-up
  • Working knowledge in Quality, EHS standards and Ergonomics.
  • Knowledge of CAD and PLM tools (CATIA, DELMIA…)
  • Familiar with IS common tools.
  • Process FMEA, QRQC.


Behavioural Competencies

  • Conscientious. Commits and delivers.
  • Team Player.  Spirit of “Team Trust Action”
  • Decisive.  Obtains and uses necessary information to make decisions. Refers decision to others when appropriate
  • Self-Motivation.
  • Logical and organized
  • Good communication.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


Alstom abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please note this in our online application.


Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.

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