Train Cost Manager Locomotives (f/m/d)

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Date: 24-Jan-2023

Location: Kassel, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:345203 


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.



If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a

Train Cost Manager in Kassel, Germany.

  • Animate Design to Cost within Tender and Project.
  • Implement the Alstom Processes and set up a system to track and guide to the development teams to achieve the cost objectives.
  • Set up priorities and clear guidance to the development teams to achieve the cost objectives.
  • Coordinate the Design to Cost resources to deliver the relevant expertise to the Tender & Projects


  • Coordinate the whole Design to Cost studies and metiers to meet the agreed objectives.
  • Insure the transformation of the listed opportunities into validated cost reduction versus base line.
  • Be the “voice” of the Design to Cost in the Tender or Project team, insure and organize regular Steering Committees to report on the


  • Support the Product Platfroms to keep treack of the spent and forecast, and support the development teams to achieve the cost objectives.


Soft Skills

  • Capability to animate and change
  • Team player 
  • Synthesis capability
  • Self-confidence, reluctancy management


Hard Skills

  • Engineering disciplines, for example within mechanical or eletrical design of products or components
  • Engineering process, engineering rules and responsibilities
  • Design to cost, bid and project processes
  • Costing methodology and tools
  • Benchmarks and business cases

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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