Train Design Engineer

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Date: 7 Jul 2024

Location: Valenciennes, 59, FR

Company: Alstom

Req ID:424396 

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 looking for a Train Design Engineer to join our Train Design department (Mechanical). As a key player in a project, you will be in contact with a wide range of professions.

In order to carry out your mission, you will have to collaborate with different actors of the project in order to :

  • Coordinate and execute Train Design activities in accordance with technical requirements, customer specifications, budgets and schedules,
  • Lead the coordination of the various trades: interior design, cab, body structure, integration of mechanical equipment,
  • Define the architecture of the train sets: seating arrangements, equipment layout,
  • Ensure the resolution of mechanical integration problems,
  • Ensure the follow-up of the studies of the transverse disciplines such as the gauge, the acoustics, the eco-design, the ergonomics, the aerodynamics, etc...
  • Establish validation and certification plans in collaboration with the Validation department,
  • Support the Sourcing, Industrialization and Production teams during the product development phase


Ideally you have 3 to 4 years experience as a Mechanical Engineer in the railway sector.

Customer satisfaction and successfully completing a project in accordance with the requirements are motivating factors.  

Good communicator, sense of priorities and structured are terms that define you.

You have good interpersonal skills and a strong ability to work in a matrix, multi-site and international organization. Occasional travel in France and abroad is to be expected. Fluent English and French


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​

Job Segment: Product Development, Research

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