Train Validation Engineer

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Date: 20 May 2024

Location: Savigliano, CN, IT

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Purpose of the Job

Train Validation Engineer (TVE) operates inside a Project development team and he/she is the Project reference person for the Validation activities at trainset level

He/she leads the Validation activities for the Train level during tender and project execution. 

He/she commits and manages Quality, Csot and Deliveries for Train Validation (TV).

He/she reports functionally to the Project Engineering mamaneger of the project.

Main Responsibilities

Accountable for :

  • Implementing the standard process and related methodologies and tools in order to ensure Validation efficiency
  • Writing test procedures and test reports
  • Test Execution
  • Ensuring the timely issue of the Validation proves (including proves of lower level systems and components) and consolidating Validation files
  • Providing structured REX to feed costing activities, and to enrich the Train Validation metier technical repository.


Responsible for :

  • EHS KPI and compliancy to EHS rules in Validation activities
  • Reviewing part of the Sub-System Validation Plan relevant to test at Train level and accepting (to be included in Train Validation Plan) or rejecting considering other possibilities
  • Managing the Train level validation activities, creating and maintaining the Validation Plan
  • Managing the Train Validation project team
  • Managing the consolidation of Train Validation commitment and performance in due time for the tender or the project
  • Approving Train System handover
  • Approving reviewing Train Test Procedures / reports
  • Managing the validation schedule, optimizing the validation sequence in relationship with the train design and configuration maturity and test means availability
  • For Validation scope establishing & organizing Technical Interface with customer, producing Customer Documents and obtaining Customer Approval when necessary.

Educational Requirements and Experience 

  • Experience in team and project management: 1 to 3 years depending on team size, multi-metiers or multi-sites team and project, including Customer and external stakeholders Technical Management
  • Train system knowledge (system analysis, railways) : at least 2 years
  • Tests organization capability, knowledge of planning tools
  • Knowledge of Standards & Regulation
  • Knowledge of Work Package Management
  • Fluent in english
  • Required electrical habilitation level.

Why Work  for Us?  At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.

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