Eco-Design Engineer (M/F)

Date: 10-Aug-2019

Location: Saint-Ouen, France

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom  develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Purpose of the Job

  • In charge of Ecodesign for tenders & projects (T&P)
  • Feed the Environmental Management System (ISO14001) with ecodesign input and activities
  • Manage & improve environmental performance of products
  • Provide expertise on Life Cycle Assessment
  • Contribute to Ecodesign R&D and to expertise continuous improvement




Environmental Management System – ISO 14001 :

  • Propose Ecodesign yearly commitment and work plan
  • Propose and follow ecodesign dashboard for solutions/products
  • Contribute to EMS (Environmental Management System) and its processes
  • Realize compliance assessment


Ecodesign Referential :

  • Deploy and apply ecodesign referential in T&P (Tenders &Projects), R&D, Expertise activities


Tenders & Projects main missions

  • Ensure Ecodesign expertise for local platform, subsystems, tenders and projects
  • Perform Ecodesign activities on tenders (contractual and legal requirements analysis and positioning)
  • Prepare Ecodesign management plan and specifications (train or compo level)
  • Participate to design (train or compo level) in order to insure achievement of ecodesign commitments (Participate to relevant Design Reviews and Gate Reviews meetings, propose corrective actions and risk mitigation plan)
  • Realize and update Ecodesign studies until delivery of the last train Implement relevant Ecodesign R&D and CCN (Core Competency Network) results in projects


R&D main missions (if assigned to R&D missions)

  • Propose, lead and manage R&D actions in the context of product improvement and/or methodologies for Ecodesign within QCD (Quality Cost Delay) commitment
  • Provide expertise with LCA
  • Develop innovative methodologies to be applied as a standard in the design process of products and solutions.


Expertise continuous improvement main missions

  • Propose & Support Ecodesign managers and CCN (Core Competence Network) leader for updating and developing ecodesign  referential  
  • Propose & Support Ecodesign referent and CCN leader with continuous REX (Return of EXeprience) to improve the relevant methodologies
  • Report to Ecodesign Managers and CCN leader burning issues (technical or methodological)
  • Ensure training & awareness actions to non-Ecodesign people and/or to Ecodesign engineer


Performance Measurement/Key Performance Indicator's

  • Ecodesign activities on T&P. On Time Delivery
  • Ecodesign studies for R&D. On Time Delivery Customers satisfaction


Network & Links

  • Ecodesign community & CCNL (Core Competency Network Leader)
  • Ecodesign Platform DirectorTenders
  • Projects teamsSourcing & Purchasing
  • Engineering
  • EHS


Knowledge & Experience :

  • Ecodesign Engineer / Material Engineer with environmental competencies / Engineer generalist with material competenciesExperience in industry sector
  • International Standards and Regulation knowledge for environmental issues (hazardous substances, environmental communication, energy efficiency, end-of-life…) - knowledge of ISO14001v2015 is appreciated as well as auditor certification
  • Skills in environmental assessment (LCA, carbonfootprint…) and related tools (software: EIME, GaBi, ecotransit...)
  • Good communication skills, pro-activity, team working
  • English conversational/writing/reading advanced level mandatory
  • French conversational/reading advanced level is preferred

At Alstom Transport, we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.  More information about Alstom can be found at:

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