Sweden Techno Center Safety Manager

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Date: 23-Sep-2022

Location: Stockholm, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:232902 

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.


Join us as Head of the Platform Safety Team in Stockholm and be the key player in assuring the product safety of our signaling platforms! Together we develop the sustainable and safe transport solutions of tomorrow.


As the leader of the Platform Safety Team, you will work closely with the Core Technology development organization to develop and deliver safety critical control platforms for Railway Signaling. The team consists today of five highly skilled safety engineers, and is growing continuously. Being part of the global Alstom Safety community, we contribute to the safety of our systems and solutions world-wide.


Purpose of the job:

The mission of the Platform Safety Manager is to manage, perform and ensure the activities related to safety assurance in the platform development programs, ultimately to deliver safe railway signaling solutions. This is done by leading and coaching the team of safety engineers, managing and planning resources, applying and improving safety assurance processes and methods, as well as providing safety expertise when needed.


Main responsibilities:

  • Group management of the safety team.
  • Allocate the workload of Safety Resources according to Program needs.
  • Manage and approve program commitments for development.
  • Develop and maintain Safety Resources skills, manage training and mentoring.
  • Ensure proper application of the safety assurance methodologies (risk acceptance criteria, safety analysis, verification and validation) and application of Alstom Signaling Safety Instruction.
  • Deploy Safety Process, Method and Tools.
  • Drive continuous improvements.
  • Act as the Safety Process Correspondent.
  • Ensure convergence between Program/Products and Projects for safety-related topics.
  • Provide Technical and Safety Expertise.
  • Ensure Customer (internal or external) Safety Acceptance.
  • Review safety issues and analysis, and support root cause identification and mitigation measures.
  • Periodical reporting.




  • You have a strong background as Safety Engineer in Embedded Systems development, and you confidently master the entire system development cycle.
  • Your background is preferably from Rail solutions, but other safety critical industries are also of interest.
  • You are also and experienced People Manager and leader, and you recognize that your success come from the success of others.
  • Master’s degree in computer science, mechatronics, electronic engineering, or equivalent.
  • Experience in team management or other relevant leadership experience.
  • Documented experience from safety engineering of embedded systems or electronics development, at least 5 years (mandatory)
  • Mastering Cenelec Standards for Safety (or equivalent standards if needed: AREMA, IEEE, European TSI, etc ) and safety methodology, concepts and principles.
  • Fluent command of the English language, orally and in writing (mandatory).
  • Command of the Swedish language (bonus) or strong drive to learn Swedish.



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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