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Date: 18-Jan-2019

Location: Naperville, IL, US

Company: Alstom

Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  Alstom builds the fastest train and the highest capacity automated metro in the world, provides a wide variety of associated maintenance, modernization, overall and refurbishment services and turnkey transportation solutions.  Our 32,000 employees worldwide rigorously apply the Alstom Code of Ethics and work closely with our community of stakeholders to deliver solutions and services that bear the brand of Alstom.  Alstom businesses had sales of 6 billion for the 2014/2015 fiscal year.  Visit to learn more about our business.  



Employer:                  Alstom Transportation, Inc.

Job Title:                    Systems Engineering Manager     

Job Code:                   #18.808

Job Location:             1001 Frontenac Road, Naperville, IL 60563, and various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States.

Job Type:                   Full-Time


Alstom Transportation, Inc. has an opening for a Systems Engineering Manager in Naperville, Illinois, and various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States.


Job Duties:  Develop the system engineering force (people, tools, processes) to support business growth of Services across North America; conduct bids and support project execution on system engineering; develop and coordinate a team of System Engineers and Electrical Designers, to address service business, especially Train & System overhauls; improve continuously tools and processes, in line with corporate guidelines; conduct all technical bids managed from Naperville, IL when it concerns Train & System overhauls, with the objective to meet/exceed customer expectations on quality, schedule and cost; on request, support other technical bids of Service NAM; support all projects on system engineering, and make sure with the Project Engineering Managers that system engineering scope is delivered according to QCD requirements; involved in production of engineering deliverables; coordinate with other Alstom units; and validate prototypes. This position will supervise 8 professional employees.


Requirements: Employer will accept Master’s degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field; and two years of work experience in job offered or two years of work experience in a related occupation. Experience must include one year of experience with each of the following: Experience in design, manufacture, test, or overhaul of equipment for railroad rolling stock including High Speed trains or Light Rail Vehicles; Project execution with corporate rolling stock solutions, experience with corporate system solutions including Train Control and Monitoring Systems (TCMS), Propulsion, Automatic Power Supply, Automatic Train Control or Friction Brakes; Rolling stock project executions based on V-cycle methodology, from Train System and Software Requirements definition to Test and Execution of rolling stock equipment; Experience with regulatory standards for rolling stock equipment including EN50126, EN50128 or EN50129. Any suitable combination of education, training, or experience is acceptable. Must be available to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States.



Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  

Nearest Major Market: Naperville
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Manager, Testing, Supply, Management, Technology, Operations

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