System Engineer EMC

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Date: 12 Sep 2023

Location: Mannheim, DE

Company: Alstom

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 diver less 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.



We are currently looking for a


  System Engineer EMC for our location in Mannheim, Germany


In this role you will control electro-magnetic compatibility (EMC) properties on electrical locomotives to ensure that these products comply with their performance and safety requirements during foreseeable operation and maintenance.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Review and understand technical scope documents of vehicle releases to predict the influence of the changes on EMC behaviour and suggest the authorization and test strategy
  • Assign EMC limits to all relevant building blocks, both physical and non-physical, such that the underlying products comply with their requirements
  • Leverage knowledge of product and operating infrastructure, as well as experience from other relevant industries to benchmark allocations
  • Create change impact analysis documents to support the authorization of the vehicle releases
  • Validate compliance to EMC requirements by supporting the test execution and interacting with test teams and institutes for physical measurements
  • Forecast compliance to requirements by asking shareholders. Help building block owners and design teams achieve their limits with constructive input towards their design and integration solutions, optimize cost and weight; manage associated risks and opportunities
  • Run peer reviews: review the accuracy and quality of limit assignments, forecasts and measurement made by other team members, constructively challenging their assumptions, calculations and simulations



  • Advanced Engineering degree (Master’s or PhD) in Electrical Engineering (power electronics, electrical drives or similar)
  • Expertise in at least one area of specialism in the area of power electronics, electrical drives or similar
  • Significant work experience performing EMC expertise (design impact, testing, authorization) in a relevant industry (ideally railways, automotive, aerospace or marine)
  • Understanding of costs and capabilities in manufacturing and testing
  • Fluent in English and German




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. Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Applicants with disabilities are preferred if they have the same qualifications.