Trackworks Engineering Manager

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Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:415297 

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 

Alstom is developing worldwide its railway systems and infrastructure activities. These cover conventional light rail, underground and mainline railways and also a host of innovative solutions.


The purpose of this job is to

  • Manage the platform design and construction methods definition for

                 -  Tender & Projects as agreed with Regions

                 -  R&D program as agreed with “Track Solutions & Competitiveness Manager “

  • Develop the Track competencies of the Platform team
  • Support the Regions to develop the local teams competencies


Organisation Structure

Track Engineering Manager reports to Solution Director Trackworks, Depot Equipment and Civil Works, within Infrastructure Platform organization



  • Work closely with the Track platform core team ( Trackworks & DEQ Solutions Director, Track Technical Director, Engineering Manager, Trackwork Solutions & Competitiveness Manager,  CW Manager )
  • Deliver tender and project designs, including associated construction methods, as agreed with regions in collaboration with "Trackworks Solutions & Competitiveness Manager" with a focus on Basic Design and specific expertise ( ie alignment, “ ..)
  • Support the Regions to carry out design locally  
  • Support the deployment of construction methods on projects
  • Develop training of track technical staff for regions
  • In collaboration with regions identify "metier leaders" and WCE experts. Ensure that these functions improve cooperation between "central" and regions
  • Specific missions to regions for priority tasks where there is a major business risk
  • In collaboration with "innovation" pole, carry out development work
  • In collaboration with "competitivity" pole, update reference libraries
  • Develop and lead the track CCN
  • Develop track team in critical areas + BIM + Survey + Alignment + Train-track interface + Train-track-environmental interface + Electrification-track interface
  • Lead the Trackwork Engineering team


Educational Requirements

  • Qualified Engineer from any engineering discipline,
  • Another non-engineering diploma or professional qualifications is an advantage
  • Experience knowledge of all stages of Railway projects


Desired Knowledge / Experience

  • 10 years of railway infrastructure experience
  • Track record covering all aspects
  • Knowledge of other Railway systems and their interaction with trackwork
  • Understanding of integration of track in railway system
  • Experience of team-building (in several countries)


Behavioural and Technical  Skills / Competencies

  • Ability to develop technical team from outline brief
  • Facility to integrate commercial aims into technical solutions
  • Facility to communicate with international clients, consultants and contractors
  • Facility to forge team with track innovations and competivity functions
  • Knowledge of technical solutions for other railway disciplines (signalling, rolling stock, civils)


Job Location / Mobility Requirements

Based in St Ouen, France with worldwide trips and missions

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. 


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