Hydrogen Train Design Engineer M/F

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Date: 12-Jan-2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, J, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:234881 

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 


The Train Design Department of Rolling Stock & Components Paris Saint-Ouen is looking for a Hydrogen Train Design Engineer!


Purpose of the Job

  • Ensuring production of all deliverables for the integration of the Hydrogen system in the train (storage, transport, control, final use) in accordance with hydrogen domain best practices.
  • Coordinate various designers working on hydrogen solutions integration for projects and tenders.


Responsible for:

  • Define and pre-dimension hydrogen solutions integration with Train Design team
  • Ensuring resolution of hydrogen integration issues (mechanical, pneumatics, piping, airflow)
  • Participate to definition of hydrogen integration rules (Fixations, Connections, …)
  • Allocating requirements and interfaces to Sub-Systems/equipment (Allocated volume, weight, location, etc.)
  • Define Hydrogen product catalogue (type of connection and piping, flexibles, joints, …)
  • Coordinate various designers on the projects and tenders involving hydrogen solutions
  • Monitor, control and consolidate the Hydrogen Train Design working group on 3D modelling activities
  • Produce and analyze high level design deliverables (datasheets, calculation notes, specifications, validation program, etc.)
  • Report on progress of design activities, anticipate issues (ability, skills, rule applicability, etc.) and alert as required.
  • Ensure technological watch and maintain your area of expertise

Contributor for :

  • Participate to the architecture of the hydrogen system considering weight, installation strategy, acoustics, product fire constraints, thermal dissipation strategy
  • Supporting Sourcing, Industrialization and Manufacturing teams during Production ramp-up.
  • Collaborating with the Engineering department manager for continuous improvement of the best practices (including return of experience)
  • Discussion with hydrogen system suppliers and challenge them when necessary
  • Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Hydrogen scope

Your profile

  • Mechanical engineering with mastery of fluid mechanics, thermodynamics with +2 years of experience in integrating hydrogen solution.
  • Strong knowledge of hydrogen solutions integration (tanks, pipes, sensors) and related standards (H2, ATEX, ESP)
  • Knowledge of Catia V5 for modeling and virtual mock-up solution for managing digital models (DMA, Enovia, ...)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, including working with third parties (customers, suppliers).
  • Time management and reporting skills.
  • Sense of urgency / priority.
  • Structured and organized with a practical approach.
  • Operational English in reading/writing and technical meetings





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.