Trackworks Engineering Manager

Date: 28-Jul-2019

Location: Saint-Ouen, France

Company: Alstom

The future of transportation is already here. 
Alstom, with recorded sales of 7.3 billion in the 2016/17 fiscal year, is the world leader in integrated transport systems and continues to push the boundaries of innovation & digital solutions for transportation systems and e-mobility.  We are at the forefront of providing sustainable modes of transport with the largest range of rail solutions in the market.  Headquartered in France, we are present in over 60 countries and today employ 32,800 people worldwide. 
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Alstom is developing worldwide its railway systems and infrastructure activities. These cover conventional light rail, underground and mainline railways and also a host of innovative solutions.


The purpose of this job is to

  • Manage the platform design and construction methods definition for

                 -  Tender & Projects as agreed with Regions

                 -  R&D program as agreed with “Track Solutions & Competitiveness Manager “

  • Develop the Track competencies of the Platform team
  • Support the Regions to develop the local teams competencies


Organisation Structure

Track Engineering Manager reports to Solution Director Trackworks, Depot Equipment and Civil Works, within Infrastructure Platform organization



  • Work closely with the Track platform core team ( Trackworks & DEQ Solutions Director, Track Technical Director, Engineering Manager, Trackwork Solutions & Competitiveness Manager,  CW Manager )
  • Deliver tender and project designs, including associated construction methods, as agreed with regions in collaboration with "Trackworks Solutions & Competitiveness Manager" with a focus on Basic Design and specific expertise ( ie alignment, “ ..)
  • Support the Regions to carry out design locally  
  • Support the deployment of construction methods on projects
  • Develop training of track technical staff for regions
  • In collaboration with regions identify "metier leaders" and WCE experts. Ensure that these functions improve cooperation between "central" and regions
  • Specific missions to regions for priority tasks where there is a major business risk
  • In collaboration with "innovation" pole, carry out development work
  • In collaboration with "competitivity" pole, update reference libraries
  • Develop and lead the track CCN
  • Develop track team in critical areas + BIM + Survey + Alignment + Train-track interface + Train-track-environmental interface + Electrification-track interface
  • Lead the Trackwork Engineering team


Educational Requirements

  • Qualified Engineer from any engineering discipline,
  • Another non-engineering diploma or professional qualifications is an advantage
  • Experience knowledge of all stages of Railway projects


Desired Knowledge / Experience

  • 10 years of railway infrastructure experience
  • Track record covering all aspects
  • Knowledge of other Railway systems and their interaction with trackwork
  • Understanding of integration of track in railway system
  • Experience of team-building (in several countries)


Behavioural and Technical  Skills / Competencies

  • Ability to develop technical team from outline brief
  • Facility to integrate commercial aims into technical solutions
  • Facility to communicate with international clients, consultants and contractors
  • Facility to forge team with track innovations and competivity functions
  • Knowledge of technical solutions for other railway disciplines (signalling, rolling stock, civils)


Job Location / Mobility Requirements

Based in St Ouen, France with worldwide trips and missions

Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment,  that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users.  As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Manager, Facilities, Management, Operations

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