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Date: 10-Feb-2019

Location: Vallejo, CA, US

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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Job Title & Objective

Job Title                                                                                  

Mechanical Design Engineer

Sector: Transport

Function: Engineering

Objective

Managing Mechanical Engineering activities and deliverables on a project in compliance with QCD commitments.

Mission

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

 

  • Develop a complete technical Scope of Work for rolling stock renovation and overhaul projects based on customer technical specification and train system requirements specification.
  • Develop technical specifications for rolling stock mechanical systems like coupler/draft gear system,  water and waste systems, etc. based on customer requirements
  • Perform 3D, design annotations and 2D deliverables in compliance with QCD commitments, expertise rules and processes:
  • Realize stack-up analysis; Review of drawings and specifications.
  • Prepare and document Mechanical Design Reviews, internal and externals (customer).
  • Schedule  of  Mechanical  activities and deliverables assigned, in compliance with quality and project master schedule;
  • Designing products taking into account project requirements (performances, manufacturability, serviceability, testability, etc);
  • Reporting on Mechanical activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments;
  • Conduct engineering studies and prepare or lead the preparation of specifications for both internal and external presentation.
  • Maintain and monitor written lists of open issues relating to the assigned work packages/tasks that need to be resolved, the related dates, and the status.
  • Manage/supervise medium to large scale projects with proven record of meeting/exceeding aggressive schedule and cost targets
  • Provide technical support to production teams and customers.

 

 

Market and Business Understanding                                                                                               

 

 

Mandatory

Desirable

Knowledge of Alstom                                                                

 

X

Knowledge of other functional areas within the organisation    

 

X

Knowledge of the domestic environment                                  

X

 

Knowledge of the international environment                             

 

X

 

 

 

 

Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements

BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Experience (Essential Functions)

  • 5+ years of experience in Mechanical Design Engineering or two years in Railway, rail car product  e.g. locomotives, rail passenger cars.
  • Required experience in Catia v5 (<10000 hours).
  • Preferred experience on overhaul projects and reverse engineering.
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills including team work;
  • Time management and reporting skill; Sense of urgency / priority.
  • Structured and organised with Hands-on approach;
     

Working Conditions (Industrial/Environmental)

Office work and eventually technical assistance to shop floor and industrial team.

 

Physical/Mental Requirements

 

Operational Know How (incl. Functional Know How)

Mandatory

Desirable

Operational effectiveness/Accountability

 

X

Collaboration/Teamwork

X

 

Innovation

 

X

Communication with Transparency 

X

 

Specific Functional Know-How:

Problem Solving

X

 

Oral/Written Communication

X

 

Presenting

X

 

Planning

X

 

Microsoft Office Suite

X

 

Catia v5

X

 

 

Managerial Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Ability to make decisions/Sense of urgency

X

 

Resilience

X

 

Motivating & inspiring

X

 

Continuously managing & developing people

 

X

Leading the way in EHS

 

X

Leadership Know How

Mandatory

Desirable

Strategic Vision

 

X

Convincing & Influencing

X

 

Shaping & driving change

X

 

Risk Management

 

X

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).  

 


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