Train Design Engineer

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Date: 12-Aug-2022

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Company: Alstom

As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €7.2 billion of orders in the 2017/18 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 34,500 people.

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Purpose of the Job

  • Ensuring production of all Train Design (TD) deliverables (Carbody Shell, Mechanical Integration, General Studies and Transverse Disciplines) in compliance with Quality-Cost-Delivery (QCD) commitments.
  • Coordinating different TD contributors on Project.

 

Organisation Reporting

  • Hierarchical Reporting: Train Design Metier Manager (TDMM)
  • Functional Reporting: Project Engineering Manager (PrEM)

 

 

Accountable for:

  • Performing project TD activities in compliance with QCD commitments.
  • Planning and piloting TD activities and related deliverables on project taking into account applicable instructions/processes and other specific Customer (internal or external) requirements.
  • Ensuring TD deliverables quality and their acceptance by the Customer (internal or external) within committed limits.
  • Reporting on TD activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments.
  • Allocating requirements and mechanical interfaces to Sub-Systems/equipments  (Allocated volume, weight, location, etc.)
  • Monitoring the Mechanical Sub-Systems/equipments deliveries conformity with project needs.
  • Ensuring resolution of Project Mechanical issues and challenging actions (single domain)
  • Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Mechanical scope (single-domain).
  • Ensuring Mechanical Project/Product Prefered Part List (3PL) delivery.
  • Defining Project Mechanical Decomposition in Digital Mock-Up

 

Responsible for :  

  • Preparing and documenting TD Design Reviews according to project schedule and following-up the main open actions.
  • Resolving Project Mechanical issues and challenging actions (multi-domains)
  • Coordinating different TD contributors on Project.
  • Defining Project punctual priorities to TD project team.
  • Monitoring, controling and consolidating the Train Design workpackage.
  • Analysing and consolidating change request impacts on TD scope
  • Producing high-level TD deliverables (RSAD TD, TD Validation Plan, etc.)
  • Reporting on TD activities progress, anticipating issues (capacity, skills, rule applicability, etc.) and alerting if needed.
  • Validating Transverse Requirement Specifications (Weight, Vibroacoustics, etc.) in close collaboration with the Train System Engineer.
  • Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on TD scope.
  • Defining Project Mechanical Decomposition / Product Breakdown Structure (PBS)
  • Collaborating with other metier/department
  • Establishing Certification & Validation Plans for TD scope.

 

Contributor for :

  • Supporting Sourcing, Industrialization and Manufacturing teams during Production ramp-up.
  • Collaborating with the TDMM for continuous improvement of the Metier (including RoE)

 

Knowledge & Experience

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience in Mechanical Design Engineering and 5+ years in Railway / rail car e.g. locomotives, rail passenger cars.
  • Required 3+ years’ work experience in Catia v5 and Enovia/DMA/PDM.
  • Required team management experience, and experience dealing and negotiating with customers, good communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Time management and reporting skill. Sense of urgency / priority.
  • Fluent in English, French desired

 

Team size

  • Direct functional reporting 3 to 10 people

 

Working conditions

On-site office work and presence required. Usual work on Industrial shop environment as well.

 

Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

 

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at careers.us@alstom.com (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).