Safety Assessor - M/F/NB

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Date: 4 Nov 2023

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:400185 

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

Location: Saint-Ouen - Paris area


Type of contract: permanent


Definition & deployment of assessment activities:

  • Plan and follow-up Independent safety assessment activities for the assigned projects
  • Deploy safety assessment applying reference Independent safety assessment process and tools in consistency with applicable standards and regulations
  • Deliver safety assessment report for the defined key milestones
  • Present the assessment results to the Project/Product team, and if necessary, to the management or to external entity as customer/railway safety authority
  • Manage Independent Safety Assessment findings, log


Independent Safety Assessment Process management:

    • Support the Independent Safety Assessment director or Safety Assessment lead in capturing assessment requests
    • Apply reference Independent safety assessment process and tools, and contribute to its improvement using REX process.
    • Estimate and Measure workload of assigned projects 



    • Support safety reviews or other independent assessments as requested
    • Develop safety expertise and provide contribution to other assessors
    • Contribute to successful achievement of internal/external audits process compliance 
    • Perform Safety audits, generate audit reports and follow up audit findings
    • In line with applicable rules of independence provide Safety Awareness training and mentoring to the Engineering organization


Performance measurements:

  • Respect of Quality Cost Delivery commitment along DFQ (Developpement For Quality) cycle


Job Location / Mobility

  • Permanent Site with possible travels and missions in relation with the assessed projects



  • 5 years of experience in railway safety domain or 5 years in railway domain (including 2 years in railway safety domain)
  • (WCE) Expert in Safety


Competencies & Skills 

  • Rigorous and structured with the ability to work against deadlines
  • Ability to challenge and ability to say no
  • Fluent in English, Communication, Pugnacious, resilience, negotiation
  • Technical skills in railway safety process and related methods and tools
  • Technical skills in railway operational context and system / product’s functional and technical characteristics
  • Knowledge of railway safety standards and regulations



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. 





Job Type:​Experienced​

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