Electrical System Engineer for locomotives (m/f/d)

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Date: 25-Dec-2021

Location: Mannheim, Germany

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 diver less 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.


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as an Electrical System Engineer for locomotives in Mannheim, De.


In this role you are responsible for concepts, specifications and the integration of functions and subsystems into the locomotive. In collaboration with customers and mostly internal suppliers, technical solutions are implemented with respect of national and international standards and requirements. You will need to correctly integrate all requirements and their verification. In addition, you have to ensure that the solution can be authorized, and you must deliver all needed evidences.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop technical concepts and solutions based on requirements regarding operability and performance
  • Interfacing with the design and implementation engineers, to ensure correct implementation so that any problems arising during design or implementation can be resolved in accordance with the fundamental design concepts, and users' needs and constraints
  • Ensure that a maximally robust and extensible design is developed
  • Use the simulation tool for validating the derived requirements and functional behaviour (if applicable)
  • Coordinate all interfaces (e.g. SW engineer, safety engineer, subsystem suppliers) to ensure that the implemented solution fulfils the required functionality
  • Identify technical issues/needs and propose technical improvements and solutions


Key requirements:

  • Master’s degree or PhD or equivalent in Electrical Engineering (power electronics, electrical drives or similar)
  • Expertise in at least one area of specialism in the area of power electronics, electrical drives or similar
  • Significant experience in the development of vehicles, preferably railway vehicles
  • Knowledge of relevant norms and standards would be a benefit
  • DOORS know-how is beneficial
  • Fluent in English and German


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


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 is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Applicants with disabilities are preferred if they have the same qualifications.