Bid Engineer

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Date: 16 May 2024

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom

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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, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.



Could you be the full-time  Bid Engineer in Västerås we’re looking for?


Your future role

Get on-board and apply your Bid Engineer expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Lars Devero (ALM Engineering Manager Nordics, located in Västerås), and work alongside collaborative and humble teammates.

You'll contribute by leading the engineering (i.e. the technical part) bid work for the majority of the rail vehicles running in the Nordics in the service domain (i.e. refurbishments and upgrades on rail vehicles). Day-to-day, you’ll work closely with teams across the business (all the way from bid management to production and verification of technical systems on the rail vehicle), technical investigations and much more.


You’ll specifically take care of the engineering scope in Bids, but also grow in areas which you are interested in and suit the company needs. We are looking for someone with experience in leading technical bids.


We’ll look to you for

  • Leading the engineering bid work, from understanding customer requirements, to having these interpreted, packaged and quality assured for customer bids
  • Understand customer and supplier relationships
  • To provide added value to Alstom’s customers by proposing outstanding technical solutions
  • Having external contacts with customers and suppliers
  • Planning resource needs for a the engineering bids
  • Lead and create the budget in bids for the engineering workload including time and cost estimation


All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role:

  • University degree in relevant engineering field or equivalent experience from work
  • Thorough understanding of requirements management
  • Knowledge and experience of systems and function integration, requirement management, preferable within the rail industry
  • Structured mindset
  • Communicative
  • Ability to explain engineering activities for non-engineering stakeholders
  • Fluent in English
  • Swedish level C2 according to Folkuniversitetet (see further below)

Most of our customers are Swedish and part of the engineering work is to both talk to customers and different functions within Altom. Being able to communicate in Swedish will be required to be fully operational in the role, thus. However, Your Swedish does not need to be fluent today, but to cope with the role you need to have come a long way. You need to be willing to continue developing your Swedish. See further information at


Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career, free from boring daily routines
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful and humble colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive social coverage (life, medical, pension)


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 70+ countries we operate in. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace for everyone.


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