Engineering Planner

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Date: 26-Jan-2023

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom


Req ID:261722 

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.


We are currently looking for a Engineering Planner (f/d/m) in Västerås, Sweden.


Your mission?

The Engineering Planner:

  • Has a central role in the engineering team enabling development and delivery of Traction systems for Rail Vehicles.
  • Reports to the Project Engineering Manager (PrEM), with the responsibility to analyze of the required project activities, providing the plan- that enables the project team to deliver as specified on time at budgeted cost.
  • Follows up and analyzes the performance and provides recovery plans in case of deviations.
  • Reports to Head of PrEM, Västerås (VST) Traction


Your responsibilities?

The Engineering Planner is responsible fo:

  • Monitor global directives for Planning.
  • Take part in formal networks
  • Establish personal network cross functional on site and global planning community
  • Secure appropriate level of quality of planning for projects



  • The Engineering Planner will support the PrEM for Order and Development project by recommend and establish a Planning Structure suitable for the complexity and criticality of the individual projects
  • The Engineering Planner will support the PrEMs in follow up and maintaining the plan
  • The Engineering Planner will on regular basis review the actual status of the project and based on collected experience be able to provide appropriate recommendations for forecast of required work and timeline to finalize the project
  • The Engineering Planner will prepare training material and provide training on need basis to PrEMs to enable them to maintain the planning on daily basis.


Your background?

  • Engineering degree
  • Experience from project driven Engineering organizations
  • Swedish and English as working languages
  • Self-orientating, capability identifying internal needs, external requirements, identifying options and proposing way forward
  • Supporting mindset and excellent communication skills
  • Capability to identify and communicate essentials for planning
  • Structured simplifier to enable LEAN approach





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.