VIE - Electrical Engineer for Light Rail

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Date: 31 Jan 2024

Location: Mannheim, DE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:405460 

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 V.I.E or Volontariat International en Entreprise is an international mobility program secured by the French State. It allows a company under French law to entrust a professional mission abroad and is available to citizens of the European Economic Area, aged 18 to 28 (at the beginning of the program).


In the Light Rail business segment, we are responsible for the development and delivery of trams, streetcars and light metros. This includes, among others, the following electrical engineering activities:

  • Perform design and performance calculations for electric systems
  • Specification and verification of technical requirements
  • Creation of internal and external documentation 
  • Development of innovative energy saving and driver assistance functions
  • Support Design to Cost (DtC) and Design for Manufacturing (DfM) activities
  • Support experienced engineers in their day-to-day activities and gradually take over more responsibilities in the engineering team
  • Testing on our vehicles


As "VIE - Electrical Engineer for Light Rail" you get to know the complete electrical development cycle of a light rail vehicle, including schematics, wiring, integration and system engineering.



  • Bachelor / Master Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar engineering are
  • Business fluent in English is mandatory - German is a plus
  • Knowledge of traction/power systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems is a plus
  • Knowledge in the field of electromagnetic compatibility is a plus
  • Knowledge of a programming language (Java(Script), VBA, C/C#/C++) is a plus
  • Open-minded to work in an international diverse team

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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