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Date: 28-Feb-2023

Location: Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 

Requisition ID403099

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:

For Electronic Products under ALSTOM Villeurbanne Design Authority:

Ensure the interface between ALSTOM Villeurbanne & both ALSTOM Ubunye and GIBELA Rail sites to assist South Africa teams for industrial purpose and for Test & Commissioning (T&C) of trains activities in South Africa.


Position in the Organisation

Organizational & Reporting:

The Job Holder will hierarchically report to the T&C/Warranty manager in Gibela & Functionally report to the ALSTOM Villeurbanne Project Manager.


Network & Links:

Member of the ALSTOM Villeurbanne Core Team, he will interface with Project team, Industrial & test team and Service team.

In South Africa, he will work with Industrial & Test team in ALSTOM Ubunye, and Project Engineering team (mainly Test & Commissioning) in GIBELA.

On all sites interface with Quality teams.



Ubunye site:

Industrial missions for all products under Alstom Villeurbanne responsibility

  • Assist Industrial and Test teams in Alstom Ubunye to deliver on time quality products to Gibela.
  • Interface Alstom Villeurbanne Industrial & Test teams (serial production and repair) with Alstom Ubunye teams: First level of interface between sites,
  • Train Ubunye teams, follow & solve problem identified in South Africa, ensure test benches are fully operational, …
  • Ensure Alstom Villeurbanne Process and methods are understood and respected during serial production and repair activities
  • Ensure that locally supplied parts have the same level of quality than parts supplied in other countries


Gibela site:

Test & Commissioning missions for all systems under Alstom Villeurbanne Design Authority

  • Assist T&C teams in Gibela to solve problems for which Villeurbanne products are involved
  • Train T&C teams in South Africa on Villeurbanne Products, tools, …
  • Follow and perform 8D (Quality Issues) activities (Monitoring / maintenance actions on demand), driven from Alstom Villeurbanne.
  • Interface with Alstom Villeurbanne and Bangalore Engineering teams on Passenger Announcement and Control Information System (PACIS), Traction & Brake system, Train to Ground communications (T2G), Train Control and Monitoring Systems (TCMS), …
  • Perform all tests, investigations, measurement, driven from Engineering teams in Alstom Villeurbanne.
  • Support for train tests for new displays supplied by Teleste.



Educational Requirements:

Junior Engineer – A solid technical background is required – Computer or industrial or automatism school
You must have a solid level of English (spoken and written)


Technical Knowledge / Experience:

Industrial experience or Railway experience would be a plus


Behavioral and skills / Competencies:

Methodology and Rigor

Ability to analyze and synthesize

Adaptability to ensure high responsiveness

Motivation for technical challenges


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.