Ergonomics engineer (H/F)

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Date: 23 Jul 2024

Location: Valenciennes, 59, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:458026 

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.


Purpose of the Job

The Ergonomics Engineer will participate in project/offer development through the application of internal procedures, instructions and guidelines of the domain and has to be operative on the following activities:

  • Ergonomics simulation with Catia V5, Human Builder, Human posture analysis, in the frame of tenders and projects,
  • Heuristic assessment of display interface
  • Human factors studies : workload and risk assessement
  • Calculation of Anthropometrics data, seat dimension,
  • Preparation, analysis and interpretation of REX results,
  • R&D under the coordination of Core Competence Network



* Contributor to all AT programs & projects facing technical Issues in ergonomics and Human factors related fields

* Responsible for expertise in the domain of ergonomics, recommendation for diagrams, design of cabin and cars, design of seat and footrest, lighting

* Responsible for specification of passengers needs in the domain of services (catering and distribution) and Information (Public address, video, etc...)

* Responsible for specification for display

* Accountable for cleanability

* Responsible for platform, pre-projects and projects, simulations for cab visibility, workplace accessibility and reachability. Write reports that summarize the results before SGR. Provide simulation that valid the performance before PGR. Develop and promote the use of mock-up for the definition of cabin and cars layout.

* Responsible to define and deploy the process and tools to implement the simulation.

* Contributor for the definition of Engineering instruction, guidelines and DRCL.

* Responsible to develop, deploy and promote the library of manikin, driver’s desk, seat and footrest

* Accountable for the engineering QCD 

* Contributor to develop relationship with Region and Platform to get REX about similar architecture and validation of simulated solution

* Contributor  for the development of relationship with University

* Contributor to perform active technical watch

* Responsible to report on a regular basis the progress of the different activities

* Responsible to provide support and expertise ergonomics methodologies, assessment

* Accountable of simulation delivery

* Accountable for the engineering QCD


Knowledge and experience : 


  • At least 3 years of experience in ergonomics field
  • Methodologies for ergonomics : tasks analysis, questionnaire definition, interview, synthesis, manikin definition
  • Tools : Catia v5, DMA, Human Builder, Human Posture Analysis
  • Workload and risk analysis
  • Standard : TSI, UIC 651, 612, EN 16186
  • Good communication skills, po-activity, team working
  • English conversational/writing/reading advanced level mandatory
  • French conversational/writing/reading advanced level is preferred


You don’t need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you’ll be proud. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you!


Important to note

As a global business, we’re an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates diversity across the 63  countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.



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