Reliability Engineer

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Date: 3 Feb 2024

Location: Sao Paulo, BR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:442160 

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


Execute and coordinate Reliability-related activities, looking for optimization by proposing the the best cost-effective alternatives through trade-off analyses and reasoning.


Specific responsibilities of the role: 

  • Being in charge of all RAM aspects (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) of Products, Projects and Tender execution;
  • Manage Reliability (RAM) activities on Projects, Tenders and/or Product Development, ensuring communication with the involved teams;
  • Perform technical Reliability Engineering (RAM) activities on Projects, Tenders and Development of Products, by applying the Reliability (RAM) Process, Methods, Standards and Guidelines;
  • Carry out Reliability (RAM) calculations, predictions, verifications, statistical estimation, produce plans and reports;
  • Make Design, Maintenance and Operational recommendations to meet Reliability (RAM)targets;
  • Defend choices in front of customers and/or internal teams;
  • Put in place a RAM Monitoring process during Operations & Maintenance phase and issue KPIs;
  • Work on Continuous Improvement, by supporting the creation of of integrated systems;




Qualifications & Experience


Synthesis of TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (hard skills)

Group 1 of hard skills: Engineering, Maintenance, Product & Project execution related

MANDATORY (MINIMUM set of skills)

    • Understanding electrical/wiring schematics, Analog & Digital Electronics, Probability & Statistical concepts;
    • Electrical /electronic hardware;
    • Electronics at board level, troubleshooting;
    • Ability to read wiring diagrams and schematics;
    • Identification and analysis of failures, diagnosis, troubleshooting;


DESIRABLE (it is a plus)

    • Knowledge in project management;
    • Knowledge in Reliability Engineering techniques;
    • Knowledge in RAMS techniques;
    • Design Reviews;
    • Reliability calculations & modelling;
    • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) calculations;
    • Able to carry out statistical analyses, inferential and descriptive statistics;
    • Preparation of Maintenance plans, corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance tasks;
    • Preparation of Maintenance Manuals;


Group 2 of hard skills: LANGUAGES-related

MANDATORY (MINIMUM set of skills)

    • English language required for reading and writing;


DESIRABLE (it is a plus)

    • English for conversation is a plus;
    • Spanish is a plus;

Group 3 of hard skills: SOFTWARE & OFFICE APPLICATIONS

MANDATORY (MINIMUM set of skills)

    • Knowledge of MS-Office Suite;
    • Advanced skills on MS-Word and MS-Excel are required;



DESIRABLE (it is a plus)

    • Desired experience with Reliability related tools (ReliaSoft BlockSim, Aralia Fault Tree, ITEM Toolkit, Weibull ++ etc…);
    • Desired experience with Statistical-related tools;
    • Visual Basic for Applications (MS-VBA / macros);
    • Languages/tools for Data Analytics (MS-Power BI, Qlik Sense, …);
    • JavaScript, Python;
    • Web based languages are desirable;





Synthesis of BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES (soft skills)

MANDATORY (MINIMUM set of skills)

    • Able to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
    • Strong analytical problem solving & communication skills.
    • Proven team player and ability to establish and maintain working relationships with colleagues from different backgrounds, functions and cultures, working with cross-discipline teams and communicating with customers and partners.
    • Multi-task professional.

DESIRABLE (it is a plus)

    • Team management;





MANDATORY (MINIMUM set of skills)

    • Bachelor’ degree on:
      • Electrical Engineering;
      • Electronics Engineering;
      • Mecatronics Engineering;
      • Automation Engineering;


DESIRABLE (it is a plus)

    • Technical High School degree;
      • Electronics, Electrical;
      • Automation, Mecatronics, Robotics;
    • MBA;







MANDATORY (MINIMUM set of skills)

    • Experience on electronic hardware development or electronic hardware repair, analysis;
    • Experience on Maintenance business as a Technician and/or an Engineer;
    • Experience on preparation of troubleshooting guides and all the maintenance-related productions;
    • Experience on execution of analyses of failures (cause and effect), root cause analysis.
    • Experience on the identification and analysis of failures, diagnosis, troubleshooting;
    • Experience on issuing reports and indicators;


DESIRABLE (it is a plus)

    • Internship on Electronics job;
    • Technician work on electronics;
    • Leadership experience as RAMS, Reliability Engineer, Maintenance, Engineer/Manager  functions;
    • Asset management;
    • 4.0 Industry, IoT;
    • Predictive maintenance;
    • Industrial asset monitoring;
    • Experience on the preparation of Maintenance plans, corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance tasks;
    • Experience on the preparation of Maintenance Manuals;





  • Travel required: Occasionally.


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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