Train Cost Engineer

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Date: 22-Oct-2021

Location: Saint-Ouen, J, France

Company: Alstom

Req ID:104720 

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.  

Selecting the best in cost and just enough performance design as well as monitoring the Train cost all along the design phases are key for Alstom to ensure its competitiveness in tender phase and during project execution. The Design to Cost Department mission is fully oriented towards these objectives.



Purpose of the job

As a member of the tender and projects teams, the Design to Cost Engineer is in charge of:

  • Representing, animating and monitoring the Design to Cost activities
  • Generating and following-up the cost of the train as well as establishing with the Tender / Project team the cost objectives to be achieved
  • Animating the generation, the evaluation and the implementation of a maximum optimizations on the train studied
  • Coordinating the Costing resources and all expertise needed to support the Design to Cost activities
  • Providing the Design to Cost deliverables in line with the Tender / Project deadlines




The position reports to the Design to Cost Manager of the site of Saint-Ouen.


The position will be located in France, Saint-Ouen (93) with some punctual travels to Alstom sites.



Expected skills:

  • Technical background (Master’s degree in Engineering expected)
  • Cost culture
  • Industrial processes knowledge and railway product knowledge would be appreciated
  • English speaker




Mandatory: 5 years in Industry (ideally Railway Industry) or other Companies with product development stakes



Soft skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Result oriented
  • Synthetic
  • Rigorous
  • Autonomous

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Product Development, Research