Apprenticeship - Automation Reference Library Engineer

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Date: 04-Jun-2021

Location: Saint-Ouen, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:99375 

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 38 900 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.    


Purpose of the Job


The Automation Reference Library Apprentice Engineer is responsible to support the acceleration of the deployment of automation processes for train manufacturing, with a specific mission of shaping the Automation Reference Library : documenting the existing solution and/or tohe ones be deployed in the manufacturing processes.

Functionally reporting to the program manager of the Automation Program, he/she will ensure to structure the inventory of the Automation solution for all the manufacturing processes. The mission covers the documentation of mature/proven solutions from technical and economical standpoint.

Other tasks consisting also to investigate new Automation solutions jointly with the industrial networks and to evaluate the feasibility through pre-studies or laboratory tests ( Proof of concept) that can be performed with in-house Le Creusot robot cell or external laboratories.


Main Responsibility


Closely working within a broad network (Industrial Ops & Performance) he/she will be in charge for the automation solutions to:

    • Collect the data of exisiting automation solution  (Specification, Supplier offer) and populate the Reference Library
    • Regularly review the high level performances of the existing machines with sites representatives
    • Contribute to update the actual Business Case for major investments (installed base, new built)
    • Organize and collect the Return of Experience (standard format) of automation projects, then share the information over the internal database
    • Capitalize on REX to outline golden rules for project execution
    • Maintain the reference of all the existing machines (function, purposes, location)
    • Guide the sites to consult the Reference Library




  • Currently following Automation Engineering or master’s degree education, preferably in manufacturing, mechanical, electrical or supply chain disciplines, looking for a 24 months apprenticeship. 
  • Ability to foster communications between multiple stakeholders (process expert, external engineers, industrial functions, finance…)
  • Ability to work across sites/functions in a multi-cultural environment
  • Team spirit approach and good communication skills
  • English fluent


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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