Train Electrical Architecture Leader

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Date: 19-Nov-2022

Location: Vado Ligure

Company: Alstom

Req ID:343233 

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


Within the Rolling Stock & Components (RSC) Development & Operations Product Line, the RSC Development and Project Office is responsible for defining standards, methodologies and tools for Engineering, Development and Project and for supporting Regions for developing competencies and for supporting projects in development phase.


The RSC Engineering is part of the RSC Development and Project Office organization and:

  • In collaboration with Engineering sites, has the Design Authority for all technical matters on projects, manages the solutions during the entire lifecycle,
  • defines, promotes and deploys across the Regions the standardization of engineering reference solutions and methods & tools to enhance engineering productivity and efficiency,
  • animates métier network and develops competencies, manages engineering workload and supports engineering on demand from sites
  • manages and supports the deployment of the Engineering transformation.


The Train Electrical métier reports to the RSC Engineering organization and is responsible for the study process definition, components standardization and integration standards definition for the Electrical scope


Purpose of the Job

  • Related to the assigned Electrical domain (harness and cubicle), the Skill Leader is responsible for the good applicability of the methodology and the technical development of the related engineering community. The Skill Leader will actively support project teams in difficulties regarding QCD engagements.
  • To involve of the evolution of the Train Electrical department through the electrical workshop métier with other stakeholders.
  • Provide support for new sites ATSA which will involve input NEO process and Upstream.
  • Define new technical solution (link with the process team) to decrease cost and time development.


Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • Monitor technical issue with QCD impact due to the domain Electrical and CoE E. And support the team to avoid critical situations. Report the situation monthly on standard projects and weekly on critical ones.
  • Contribute to the update of guidelines, tools and templates for the electrical end to end process.
  • Contribute for the update of new electrical architecture (simplification,)
  • Raise a list of people trained with the training received.



  • To capitalize the return of experience for the Train Electrical community
  • To spread the validated best practice to the Engineering community
  • To support the dedicated team to create and update the knowledge guidelines, the tools and the templates of deliverables. To perform this action, the Skill Leader will share a return of experience with the Train Electrical Process Manager
  • To deploy those guidelines, tools and templates in the Electrical engineering community and to promote their use
  • The Skill Leader has access to all design review files and can challenge the design to optimize the QCD
  • To ensure the technical quality of the deliverables produced (harness and cubicle) by the engineers of the domain by reviewing and signing those deliverables
  • To coach and train the Train Electrical (TRS, TLS, BGL) engineers of the domain
  • To provide support upon request to engineers of the domain and contribute to problem solving. The Skill Leader will act as TEE support to bring the situation to a controlled one
  • To help the KU Electrical for the Electrical Domain
  • To contribute and participate to audit the execution of the projects in order to challenge the QCD
  • To organize Design Review with the different sites to challenge the technical solution (QCD)
  • To participate to the deployment of the golden rules


Competencies required:

  • Mechanical conception, Schematics design and review
  • Notion of Material resistance
  • Microsoft Office, Catia V5
  • Knowledge of norms/regulations relevant to the electrical sector
  • Fluent in English
  • Animate a network to promote rules of the Electrical Metier across all the sites
  • Able to work in a matrix environment and with team located at international
  • Autonomous and rigorous



  • Engineering diploma in a relevant domain (such as electrical engineering)
  • 10 years of experience in a relevant domain (such as System/Electrical engineering)
  • Experience in the railway sector with production follow-up

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. 





Job Type:​Experienced​