Sub-System Engineer Traction

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Date: 27-Dec-2020

Location: SAVIGLIANO, CN, Italy

Company: Alstom

Req ID:70975 

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.  

Job Title & Purpose

Job Title

EN-SR-07: Sub-System Engineer SSE Traction

Purpose of the Job

All Projects: supervises and validates sub-system selection

Project he is in charge of: manages project development with supplier and customer

Product development: Adds products to the catalogue (development with suppliers)


Position in the Organisation

Organisation Reporting

Hierarchically to Technical Team Manager (TTM)

Functionally to Project / Sub-System Manager during project duration

Network & Links

Project or Sub-System Manager; Project Engineer Manager,....

Train System Engineers, Train Control Engineer, PrRAMSM, Site Engineering Planning Manager, Site Engineering Quality Manager, complete engineering project team,....

Engineering Metier Leaders

Leading Unit / Participating Units Project Engineer Manager(s)

Customer technical representatives

TSS Metiers Newtork

Sourcing (Lead Buyer , Buyers)



Performance Measurement

    Connector fulfilled with gap analysis


    Project Engineering


  • Power design for system and components in traction and auxiliary equipment
  • Design of traction chain components (switchgear, inductors, transformers, power modules, motors, etc.)
  • Ensures that Catalog product and catalog process is fully applied in project with appropriate tools (Connector, costing tool…)           
  • Prepares DR with suppliers (sub-system/product level) or with Train System Engineers,
  • Ensures the quality of the deliverables
  • Ensures that standard key design rules are applied with Platform and Sourcing colleagues.
  • Ensures that the Metiers tools are well applied.
  • Supports the sites if requested on critical technical issues
  • Is in charge to follow its workpackage  and budget

Tender Phase:

  • Study of kinematic, electrical and thermal performance
  • Jointly with Bid Tecnical Manager/Train System Engineers
  • Defines the relevant product with gap analysis on the connector
  • Jointly with the TSE prepares the technical assessment for Business Award
  • Issues the technical description of the solution proposed to the Customer

Project Phase               

  • Definition and development of components with internal or external suppliers
  • Assists Train System Engineers
  • Confirms the product selection or not based on gap analysis
  • Confirms the catalog product reference
  • Drives technical development of the product

Product Engineerin

  • May on demand, manage some R&D Work packages
  • When he is the owner of a TSS E Product/Architecture:
    • Proposes yearly Sustaining Plan for the said Product or Architecture
    • Drives the plan which has been agreed for the
    • Ensures the catalogue up to date about technical performance and quality performance
    • Collects and formalizes return of experience on solution


Educational Requirements and skills

Electrical Engineer degree preferred

Minimum 2 years’ experience on product development

Fluent English

Able to work in a team and share easily work result

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.   



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