Leadership Excellence & Development Program (Rochester)

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Date: 26 Feb 2024

Location: Rochester, NY, US

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 driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 36,300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

Alstom has openings for its Engineering Leadership Excellence andDevelopment (LEAD) program in our Rochester, NY location.



The Engineering Leadership Excellence and Development Program provides an opportunity for entry level engineering students to experience and explore a well-rounded and diverse set of experiences and opportunities. The program will expand on an individual’s knowledge and strengths in their collective area of engineering education and focuses on introducing practical systems and project based principles, while providing rich experiences across the business. The individual will graduate from the program as a technically astute, well-rounded individual, with a spectrum of knowledge and experiences in practical engineering initiatives and principles , development process improvement initiatives, product development and commercialization, and a strong sense of system engineering . 


Members will experience four, six-month rotations throughout a two-year period.



This individual will learn state of-the-art methods of engineering and business aspects through structured project work and practical application. Rotations could include:  Project & System Engineering, Software Development, Verification and Validation Engineering, and Application Engineering. The program will focus on process integration to application engineering to learn how to ensure safe and quality products and meet our customers' expectations. This program is designed and intended to successfully integrate all engineering components within Alstom along with other key business functions. The experience gained during the rotational assignment positions the successful Leadership Program participant for accelerated career growth.


Qualifications/Requirements :

  • 4 year Engineering Degree, Industrialization and/or Quality degree
  • GPA greater than or equal to 3.0/4.0
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Excellent organizational and configuration management skills
  • Ability to lead teams
  • Team player with examples and experiences


Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior intern or research experience in engineering
  • Examples of leadership on college activities and course projects
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Teams, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Access)


Salary & Benefits:

  • Annual base salary range: $64.200 - 119.200
  • Paid vacation, personal days, holiday pay and sick time
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k) plan
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Short Term and long term disability insurance
  • Short term incentive plan


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 switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


Alstom abides 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 note this in our online application.


Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.




Nearest Major Market: Rochester

Job Segment: Testing, Developer, Business Process, Product Development, Technology, Entry Level, Management, Research

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