Mechanical Lead Engineer - Carbody Shell

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Date: 29-Jan-2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

Req ID:401260 

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 

We are seeking candidates with the following profile:


Knowledge & Experience:

  • Mechanical Engineering preferably applied to Railway products with 3 to 5 years of experience  
  • Engineer member of the OIQ
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customer)  
  • Time management and reporting skill  
  • Sense of urgency / priority  
  • Structured and organized with Hands-on approach
  • English operational in read/writing and technical meetings.


Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Maintain project schedule, follow-up on tasks and deliverables
  • Drive main design strategy, quality of concepts, stress analyses all in accordance with project requirements and specifications
  • Negotiate and validate interfaces with other functions connected to the Carbody shell
  • Facilitate technical discussions, conduct internal design reviews to meet the project milestones (design gates)
  • Represent the Carbody Structure group in front of the customer and act as the reference point internally in front of other departments.


The ideal candidate will be proficient with:

  • Project management and the relevant tools (OBEYA, Earned Value, etc.)
  • Design of welded structure subject to dynamic loading
  • Manufacturing of metallic structures
  • Finite element analysis & manual calculations for static and fatigue assessment of metallic structure with welded, bolted, and riveted connections
  • GD&T, Welding, Welding Symbols
  • Welding norms (EN, AWS) and railway standards (APTA, etc.) (Asset)
  • CATIA V5
  • HyperWorks Suites of Software with OptiStruct solver



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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