Perceived Quality Lead Engineer

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Date: 15 Feb 2024

Location: Savigliano, CN, IT

Company: Alstom

Req ID:440879 

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.  

Job Title & Purpose

Job Title

Perceived Quality Lead Engineer (PQ LE)

Purpose of the Job

  • The Mechanical Engineer Perceived Quality will participate in tender, project execution and validation (perceived quality methodology application and progress following)
  • She/He will contribute to perceived quality metier referential
  • She/He will contribute to Perceived Quality & Comfort CCN

Position in the Organisation

Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical report to MSE Domain Leader .
  • Other reporting to: Train Design Metier Manager / Train Mechanical Interface Engineer

Network & Links

  • Core Competence Network Perceived Quality & Comfort (CCN PQ&C)
  • TD Metier / TS Metier / CoEi / D&S


  • Accountable

    • Apply Engineering instructions, guidelines and internal processes of the Perceived Quality Metier.
    • Validate CAI Cartography from A&CD teams or external design agencies
    • Share tools and process to transversal stakeholders.
    • Propose just needed PQA targets, per zone on tender/project application.
    • Ensure action plan management and progress following all along the tender/project cycle
  • Responsible

    • Offer Perceived Quality proven or pilot solutions all along the tender/project cycle and make comparisons (according to existing projects example library)
    • Fill-up Gap & Flush template at each maturity stages: criticality / typology / target / commitment
    • Share return of experience during projects in order to feed or adjust Proven Solutions Catalogue with PQ&C Métier Manager
    • Share KPI of improvements/evolution all along tender and project phase.
    • Share customers’ feedback on methodology with PQ&C Métier Manager
  • Participate:

    • Contribute to the Perceived Quality Pilot studies choice and requirements
    • Gather relevant REX with PQ&C Network
    • Contribute to the Perceived Quality & Comfort solutions benchmark (internal and external references)



Educational Requirements :

  • Mechanical, Sensory or General Engineering degree Bsc/Msc, or equivalent
  • Design Thinking process basic knowledge
  • Basic knowledge on mechanical conception specially in interior design and CAD software (Catia preferred)

Experience :

  • At least 3 years of experience in R&D, Design in Aeronautical, Automotive or Railways engineering department
  • Desirable:
    • Basic handmade sketching (2D sections and rough perspective)
    • Design and 3D viewer software sensitization (VRed presenter preferred)

Competencies and Skills :

  • Familiar with collaborative innovation processes.
  • Good communication skills, pro-activity, team working
  • English conversational/writing/reading advanced level
  • Lean & didactic graphic presentation skills

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​

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