SP Paint Engineer (f/m/d)

Datum: 12.11.2023

Standort: Siegen, DE

Unternehmen: Alstom

Req ID:420626 


At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Could you be the full-time Paint Engineer in Siegen we’re looking for? 



Your future role


Take on a new challenge and apply your painting process expertise around painting in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Andreas Guenther (Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Siegen), and work alongside  dedicated and passionate  teammates.


You'll specifically coordinate the industrial control of the Special Processes (SP) during tender phase, product development, industrialization, manufacturing and warranty.

Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business such as logistic, procurement, quality and engineering departments. 


We’ll look to you for: 


  • Contribute to tender phase, especially in product design and industrialization to take into account industrial constraints and requirements in order to optimize costs and minimize risks  
  • Contributes during specification and design phases to technical solution decisions associated to special processes
  •  Build the SP REX and interact with product engineering to redirect the design if necessary
  • Manage industrial risk through Process FMEA and associated improvement action plan
  • Define requirements and rules for associated tooling necessary to start production
  • Qualify the product/process pair as well as industrial means to be put in place in line with the design
  • Support sourcing and SQD teams in the suppliers’ qualification and in quality follow up for suppliers concerned by SP. Contribute to development of local suppliers
  • Manage evolution of quality control process dedicated to SP
  • Ensure deployment and validation of new processes in line with project planning
  • Issue relevant documents in the Quality System
  • Manages technicians that are eventually under his responsibility
  • Perform Transfer of Technology on SP: documentation, process and means validation, training
  • Train the workers and EPU managers to execute SP
  • Ensure continuous training and permanent qualification of the workers to PS
  • Train support functions to business rules linked to PS (Engineering, PME, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality)
  •  Guarantees internal control and good application of process rules in line with customers’ requirements
  • Thus performs internal and external audits
  • Ensure day to day monitoring of SP business rules and solve issues concerning SP
  • In case of non-conformity or incident, investigate root causes, finds and implement repair solutions
  • Demonstrate QCD and EHS improvement linked to SP through efficient action plans. Measure performance linked with site industrial objectives and through APSYS audit for instance
  • Support Sourcing and Supplier Quality teams during quality crisis
  • Participate to meetings and working groups of the SP network
  • Propose improvement ideas and evolution of the business rules of their domain.


All about you


We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:  


  • Engineering degree in process engineering, mechanical, electrical or chemical
  • Training and Qualification by a third party for PS if need be (eg welding)
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in industrial method
  •  Practice the special process in question from 2 to 5 years (execution, definition, qualification)
  • Has been trained to AT Special Process standard training
  • Is officially recognised as expert by the Special Process central coordinator 
  • Able to read, write and speak English and German.


Things you’ll enjoy 


Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also: 


  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with varied devices, systems and protocols
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our agile working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Progress towards Manager position
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension).



You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.