Train System Engineer

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Date: 11-Nov-2021

Location: Savigliano, CN, Italy

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of now and the future. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses, autonomous subways, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


Job Title & Purpose

Job Title

EN-SR-02: Train System Engineer (TSE)                                                                  

Purpose of the Job

Specify the train, perform trade off on architecture definition and technically lead the engineering studies in order to reach the performances

Position in the Organisation

Organisation Reporting

Hierarchical:           Train System metier leader

Functional:             PrEM

Network & Links

Engineering team: PrEM, TxE, SE, Experts, SSE, PrRAMS,…

Project Manager, Sourcing, PrWM,



Performance Measurement/KPI’s

               Adhesion to baseline on requirements and TS deliverables KPI of PrEM Dashboard

               TS Dashboard

               On time Delivery



Technical missions:

Accountable for:

  • The train global performances,
  • For requirement development, coming from reference and applicable documents from Metiers, Standards, Certification, Safety, Platform and Customer,For transverse requirement allocations to the various subsystems in close collaboration with the relevant specialists,
  • Operational analysis definition and validation by the Customer
  • Functional analysis and specification,
  • The train level FMECA in coordination with RAMS team,
  • To define the global Train System architecture as input the external/internal requirements,
  • To ensure consistency and compatibility between all the sub-systems specifications,
  • For the applicable train configuration.

Responsible for:

  • Technical interface with customer in order to provide support to Project Manager (and PrWM during revenue service)
  • Make arbitration on architecture definition between the subsystems to reach the best compromise at train level,


               During train revenue service:

Accountable for:

  • Technical open issues resolution in line with project strategy provided by PrEM, from investigation to modification implementation and problem closure,
  • Providing Return of experience to be implemented in Reference Solutions. Contribute to the RoE committee and documentation update.


V&V activities:

Accountable for:

  • Defining and performing Train verification strategy in close collaboration with all Engineering metiers and Certification & Validation teams.
  • Leading the train integration and tuning phase.
  • Train level test specifications


QCD and reporting:

Accountable for:

  • Supports Project Engineering Manager for implementation and update of Engineering risks mitigation plan
  • Supports to Project Engineering Manager in improvement proposals in term of QCD and during the change order process.
  • Perform reporting at project level (to PrEM) and at metier level (TS dashboard)

Job Specifications

Knowledge & Experience :

General technical competencies

More than 5 years in Railways engineering


Communication skills


Team size :

Team coordination and animation of technical team to reach the best compromise

No hierarchical management


Innovation :



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