Suspension Design Expert

Date: 14-May-2019

Location: LE CREUSOT, France

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.


Provides technical expertise on bogie suspensions
Ensures quality, cost and time (QCD) requirements from the input data until the end of validation, the definition of the suspension devices on projects, R & D or specific expertise analysis.



  • Responsible for R & D studies and product improvements and development of the associated dimensioning tools
  • Ensures, with the technical and project managers, the technical relevance of the product, from definition to industrialization and behavior in commercial service
  • Defines the optimal technical solutions and related characteristics (springs, rubber elements, air suspension, shock absorbers), with pre-calculations and / or with dynamic rail simulation results, in order to guarantee safety and comfort train
  • Calculate the anti-roll bar and springs
  • Ensures compliance with the contractual technical requirements of the product including: technical performance, elements of FMDS, eco design
  • Ensures follow-up of suppliers
  • Responsible for producing, updating and approving of technical documents : definitions and justification(specification, clauses by clauses , standard tests , requested documentation ).




Mechanical Engineer

Dimensioning of the suspensions (springs, air suspension, Anti Roll Bar, dampers ...)
Experience in rubber behaviour would be an asset.


Mechanical systems

Material resistance





Team spirit

Good communication skills

Spoken and written English required

At Alstom Transport, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at:

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