Train validation engineer (Central) M/F

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Date: 14 May 2024

Location: Saint-Ouen, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:426901 

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 

Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your engineering expertise, networking and leadership in a new field. You’ll report to Ahmed BENKOLAI (Central validation leader , Saint Ouen), and work alongside passionate, skilled and diverse teammates.

You'll lead and converge the validation activities of Alstom sites across the world to the central standards, deploy and support the guidelines, practices and rules. Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business, supporting them, and facilitating their project activities through a networking and return of experience sharing.  You’ll make sure everything adheres to established process and procedures.

You’ll specifically take care of making sure validation processes are understood and followed, feed back the central repository with best and successful  practices and support the alignment inter metier.

We’ll look to you for:

  • Animate Train Validation Engineers’ network from all sites
  • Support ex-AT and new AT projects on implementation of processes and operation
  • Support development of  standard management tools & KPI
  • Support tools performance measurement and continuous improvement
  • Support & deploy standard development process and testing process
  • Support test standardization process/procedures/tools
  • Define and deploy standard governances , test execution, Test means, test campaign management


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: 

  • Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Railway knowledge
  • Knowledge of Railway testing
  • Leadership and Networking skills
  • Showing initiative
  • An outside-the-box approach to testing
  • Decision-making confidence
  • Accountability and collaboration
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Curiosity and flexibility.


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 different standards for the railway
  • Work on different technical domains with dedicated challenges, complexities, technologies
  • Contribute to the company process convergence and shine across the worldwide network
  • Collaborate with transverse and multicultural teams
  • Contribute to innovative projects and leading technologies
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress onwards from tester to system engineer and beyond
  • 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!

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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