Train Lab Manager (f/d/m)

Datum: 21.11.2022

Standort: Salzgitter, NI, DE

Unternehmen: Alstom

Req ID:232261  


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. 


The Train Lab Manager is responsible within the development, validation and authorisation process for ensuring that the Tenstbench/TrainLab is ready on time and in the correct configuration for tests, verification and validation. The TLM monitors performance and availability and continuously optimises the TrainLab.



  • Build and deploy the testbench/TrainLab to realise the test scopes based on the project needs.
  • Ensure continuous improvement in the preparation of the lab documentation and the technical functional configuration.
  • Managing the development of specific models and integration of external modelling from e.g. suppliers, participating units, etc.
  • Management of the laboratory tool configurations with regard to the planned tests.
  • Cross-functional management of interface functions for the timely correct provision of equipment, schematics, models, software releases, etc.
  • Ensuring proper lab test configuration (hardware + software) appropriate according to the tests to be performed.
  • Configuration management according to the project needs.
  • Staff planning for the test activities, aligned with the requirements of the Train Validation Engineer (vehicle level).
  • Responsibility for the proper operational maintenance of the Testbench/TrainLab.
  • Support in tender activities, during preparation of test activities, lead in clarification of technical issues, preparation of test reports.
  • Compliance with EHS regulations (especially in relation to activities in the Testbench/TrainLab).
  • Management of the work package assigned to the Testbench/TrainLab.



  • Successfully completed (technical) university education as an engineer (mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, IT or similar)
  • Several years of professional experience in the field of /vehicle) validation, use of test infrastructure and ideally in the use of laboratory environments
  • Practical experience in the field of software and model development, as well as software integration and validation
  • Knowledge of train systems and, in the best case, experience in testing rail vehicles or (sub)systems
  • Fluent German and English, both written and spoken
  • Independent as well as customer- and goal-oriented way of working
  • Commitment, initiative and ability to work in a team
  • Very good communication skills, negotiation skills, willingness to travel

We offer

  • An unlimited employment contract with attractive perspectives
  • Challenging tasks and a varied daily work routine
  • Cooperation in a motivated team
  • Flexible working hours, company pension scheme


Alstom is the leading company in the railway 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 Opportunities 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.