Lighting product engineer - Interiors Component Development Site

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Date: 22-Jan-2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:391122 

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.

Based in France, Alstom is now active in more than 70 Countries.  Its Headquarter for the Americas region is based in St-Bruno, in Quebec.  In Canada, more than 4,300 Employees support its activities, including 1,800 in Quebec.


Pursuing its strategy in matter of Interiors design development, Alstom is now deploying its Interiors Development Center (CDS) for the Americas Region in its St-Bruno, Canada Site, complementing the Sites of Bangalore, India and Valenciennes, France.  Each center has its own multidisciplinary Team of Expert Engineers, technicians, buyers, quality, industrial, Project Management, all specialized in Interiors domains.  Their mission is to develop the Interiors Products of the future and to execute the projects they are responsible for, from the Tenders and up to the delivery of materials to the assembly line.


Join us as Lighting Product Engineer, Interiors Development Center (CDS), and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in St-Bruno, Canada






As the Lighting Product Engineer of the new Interiors Development Site (CDS), you will be accountable for the interiors parts engineering of lighting system: passenger area lighting, cabin lighting, front end lighting and will be a lighting products referent in Alstom




  • Defining lighting architecture, function, design, according to budget, internals and externals requirements.
  • Defining with Train Control/ Train System network topologies, functional schematics and communications solutions to meet the customer requirements.
  • Manage requirements from Métier document, standards, safety rules, cybersecurity rules, reliability, maintenance, software, network, customer specification.
  • Manage, ensure and guarantee the consistency and compatibility of lighting system between suppliers and integration to reach expected performance
  • Ensuring complete implementation and functional verification of all system requirements
  • Collaborate with specialists from cross-functional disciplines, like: train control engineer, software engineer, RAMS/ILS engineer, train electrical engineer, train performance engineer, train design engineer, metier engineer
  • Define Technical Specifications for lighting system
  • Technically leading supplier development of the whole system design from conceptual solution to serial production phase according to Design For Quality (DFQ) cycle
  • Write documentation for customer and, on request, participate in technical reviews with customer.
  • Define the Lighting system validation plan, validated tests procedures from supplier and follow-up the type tests
  • Participate to mock-up realizations and validation
  • Support to First Article Inspections at suppliers’ premises and train tests




  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
  • You have 1 to 5 years of System Engineering or related technical discipline
  • You have experience with railway vehicle systems integration and application
  • You have experience with railway vehicle networking and communications solutions
  • You have skills in electronic and lighting system definition,
  • You have knowledge of Optical, Low Voltage, Functional diagram & schematics requested
  • You have ability to prioritize and to work effectively under pressure to meet the deadline
  • You are rigorous and autonomous, with the ability to analyse subjects in detail and restitute them clearly
  • You have the ability to manage suppliers
  • You have the ability to work in an international environment and matrix organization structure
  • You have good written and spoken communication skills.



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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