Converter Development Engineer (mech. Design)

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Date: 23-Jul-2022

Location: Mannheim, Germany

Company: Alstom

Req ID:315401 

 

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.

 

The Rolling Stock & Components (RSC) division develops electrical and electronic equipment for rail vehicles. Traction Engineering in Mannheim is responsible for the development of various power converter units and converter modules. Traction applications include Automated People Movers, Monorails, Trams,  Streetcars and Light Rail Vehicle as well as light Metros converter.

 

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Converter Development Engineer who develops compartments for propulsion equipment for railway applications and has experience in welding engineering and configuration management.

 

Your main tasks will include the following fields of activity:

  • Execute welding engineering activities in Traction Engineering Mannheim with all aspects like quality management, quality processes, associated documentations, Standard and norms.
  • Execution of design tasks for converter units, converter modules and their components in compliance with the state of the art and the specified target costs
  • Development of concepts and support of prototype production
  • Management of sub-projects and tracking of timeline and cost
  • Documentation of equipment, including manufacturing documentation (e.g. maintenance instructions and product descriptions)
  • Configuration management for propulsion products and sub-components, and support of other functions
  • Collaboration in international coordination teams for converter components and converter products


Requirements and skills:

  • Master's degree Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering or an equivalent degree in general mechanical engineering
  • Several years of experience as welding engineer for railway vehicles
  • Several years of experience in Quality Management and development of propulsion equipment for railway applications
  • Experience in PLM-software tool (PLM4A, PDM)
  • Experience in CAD-software tool CATIA V5
  • Result - oriented, efficient and on-schedule work, very good communication skills
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken German, complex documents written independently. Complex processes should be described in a simple and comprehensible way.

 

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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