Track Design Manager

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Date: 12 Feb 2024

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:343922 

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 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

Purpose of the Job

Alstom is deploying worldwide its railway systems and infrastructure activities. As part of the Digital & Integrated Systems Product Line, the Infra & Telecom platform is responsible to develop competitive slab track solutions, support the tenders and projects teams from Business Development to Project Execution, provide engineering and construction expertise, capitalize the Return of Experience.  These cover conventional light rail, underground and mainline railways.



Following recent commercial successes worlwide (Toulouse Metro, Grand Paris Line 18, Santiago Line 7, Tel Aviv Green Line , ...) , we are looking to reinforce our track engineering team in Alstom HQ. 


The purpose of the Track Design Manager position is to : 

•Be responsible to deliver track and third rail design package for tender or project

•Define the most competitive solution meeting the customer requirements and performances 

•Capitalize the project return of experience & improve the reference solutions library  

•Participate actively to the development of innovative solutions

•Provide high level professional expertise on demand

•Establish strong relationship  with international Alstom teams


Organisation Structure

Track Design Manager reports to Track Engineering Manager . 


Network & Links: this position is in contact with:

- Track platform team

- Alstom track community

- Bid Managers, Project, Engineering & Construction Managers,

- Major customers and engineering companies

- Suppliers of products, equipment, tools and software


Organisation, Market and Business Understanding

The candidate must have good knowledge of typical slab track design and performances, the capacity to understand customer expectations and market benchmark. 


Educational Requirements

Qualified Engineer from any engineering discipline, preferably civils orientated

Professional qualifications an advantage.

English and French languages mandatory


Desired Knowledge / Experience

• More than 10 years of Permanent Way experience, slab track design, construction experience, both on tenders and projects, in international environment.

• Experience covering both tramway and metro

• Full understanding of track integration into a railway system


Behavioural and Technical Skills / Competencies

•  Facility to communicate with international teams.

•  Facility to communicate with international clients, design houses and suppliers

•  Facility to transmit knowledge and experience.

•  Result oriented


Job Location / Mobility Requirements

The position is based in St Ouen France with few worldwide business trips


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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