Rolling Stock Safety Assessor - M/F/NB

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Date: 25 May 2024

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:400185 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.  

Could you be the full-time Internal Safety Assessor in Saint-Ouen we’re looking for?  


Your future role 

Take on a new challenge and apply your technical skills in Railway expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Frank Pietzonka (Head of Independent Safety Assessment Ce, Hennigdsdorf), and work alongside dedicated, professional and indestructible teammates who are in a real team spirit in an international environment.  


You'll will contribute to deliver safe solutions to our clients and to continuous improvement of our processes thanks to your expertise. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (Plan and follow-up Independent safety assessment activities for the assigned projects), Manage Independent Safety Assessment findings, log and much more.  

You’ll specifically take care of the definition and deployment of assessment activities, but also manage the independent Safety Assessment Process. 


We’ll look to you for:  

  • 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 

  • 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 


All about you 

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:   

  • Recognized Expertise in Railway Safety Domain and Rolling Stock subsystem.  

  • Fluent in English, notion in French. 

  • Technical skills in railway safety process and related methods and tools (FMEA, FTA).  

  • Technical skills in railway operational context and system / product’s functional and technical characteristics 

  • Knowledge of railway safety standards and regulations (CENELEC, CSM, TSI LOC & PAS) 

  • Rigorous and structured with the ability to work against deadlines 

  • Ability to challenge and ability to say no 

  • Communication, Pugnacious, resilience, negotiation 


Things you’ll enjoy  

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:  

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines 

  • Work with safety analysis, railway operation, CENELEC and CSM referential.  

  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues 

  • Contribute to innovative projects 

  • Utilise our independent working environment 

  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries 

  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning 

  • Progress towards railway safety expert or management.  

  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension)  


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! 


Important to note 

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. 

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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