Mechanical Lead Engineer - Interiors Development Center (CDS Interiors)

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Date: 27-Jan-2023

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, CA

Company: Alstom

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, trams, and e-buses to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signaling 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 Mechanical Lead Engineer, Interiors Development Center (CDS), and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in St-Bruno, Canada.


As Mechanical Lead Engineer of the new Interiors Development Site (CDS), you and your team will accountable for the interior’s parts development and engineering of passenger interiors and/or front end and/or driver cab in tender and project phases.  You will be responsible to deliver quality designs, and meeting the objectives in terms of costs, time, performances.





  • - Manage functionally a team of Interiors engineers and/or external engineering sub-contractors.
  • - Provide technical support to allow Interiors project manager and Engineering Group Leader to monitor supplier engineering
  • - Deploy and apply development procedures, catalogue, and standard solutions.

Tenders & Projects

  • - Ensure deliverables quality & their acceptance by internal customer
  • - Define concept of interior fitting according to standard solution of CDS rules
  • - Organize Design / Verification reviews and provides the associated reports.
  • - Be responsible for the respect of recurring and non-recurring cost targets for interior parts of his/her scope
  • - Be responsible for the respect of interiors parts engineering planning on his/her scope
  • - Support Validation Engineer in establishing Certification & Validation Plans (including F&S and Safety).
  • - Ensure configuration management of his/her scope
  • - Provide inputs for the mock-up activity
  • - Provide support to industrialization and production teams during manufacturing ramp-up.
  • - Prepare activities of CAD and Mechanical Engineers
  • - Support Quality team during Suppliers reviews

Provide support to procurement:

  • - Analyze the suppliers technical offers (clause by clause)
  • - Participate to Business Award preparation in project phase

Monitor, control and consolidate his/her scope. As such:

  • - Organize and lead his/her scope reviews
  • - Manage Risk Assessment and Mitigation Plan
  • - Report his/her targets to Engineering Group Leader




  • You are  an engineer with minimum 5 years’ experience in Interiors engineering in Railway industry
  • You know and use CATIA V5  
  • You have already worked with Suppliers
  • You are able to demonstrate management of small engineering teams
  • You have the ability to prioritize and to work effectively under pressure to meet the deadline.
  • You are able to work in an international environment and matrix organization structure.
  • You have good written and spoken communication skills (French & English).

Alstom is the leading company in the railway 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?


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, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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