Engineer Converter Development (E-technik)

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Date: 07-Aug-2022

Location: Mannheim, Germany

Company: Alstom

Req ID:242067 


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 converters and power converter modules. Traction applications include Automated People Movers, trams and streetcars as well as light metros covert.


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Converter Development Engineer to develop and test power converters / power converter modules for drive systems and auxiliaries based  in Mannheim, Germany


Your main tasks will include the following fields of activity:

  • Specification of components and subassemblies of the converter / converter module
  • Validation and verification investigations of components, power converters / power converter modules in the laboratory in a near-application environment
  • Development and testing of power converters and power converter modules up to commissioning support on the vehicles.
  • Cooperation in interdisciplinary project teams for the planning and execution of the development activity up to the presentation of the development results and the conclusion of the development project.
  • Collaboration in international coordination teams for components and product families


Requirements and skills:

  • Master's degree Electrical Engineering or a equivalent degree in general electrical engineering with specialization in power electronics.
  • Several years of experience in the development of converter modules or power converter unit
  • Experience in the verification and validation, investigation and definition of components and sub-systems.
  • Results-oriented, efficient and on-schedule work with the aim of developing robust, innovative and cost-efficient products.
  • Strong analytical thinking, independent work, very good communication skills.
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English


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.