Design to Cost Engineer

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Date: 03-Mar-2023

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:402212 



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 Design to Cost Engineer in Västerås, Sweden!


Purpose of the Job


  • To Animate the Design to Cost within Tender and Project
  • To set up priorities and clear guidance to the development teams to achieve the cost objectives
  • To coordinate the Design to Cost resources to deliver the relevant expertise to the Tender & Projects team.





  • Based on the Deliverables issued by the Train Cost Engineer & the expertises of the Design to Cost team:
    • Validate the train cost
    • Define the Train Target Cost together with the project team
    • Put the Target Cost and other DtC Targets in a DtC TRS and insure their diffusion to the project stakeholders
  • Based on the Design to Cost process:
    • Put in place a DtC governance with the métiers and with the project teams such as steering committees, KPIs & follow-up meeting
    • Put in place the relevant deliverables to monitor the Desgin to Cost key success factors (such as Cost Calculation Note, Cost tracking, KPIs …)
    • Build the dashboard to show it to the Tender or Project team
  • Based on the priorisation issued by the Train Cost Engineer analysis & cost follow-up:
    • Deliver and update at least monthly to the Tender or Project team the main cost stakes to be addressed
    • Propose for each of them the relevant action plan using the Design to Cost processes, tools & expertises
    • Participate to those action plans providing the DtC expertise and Cost Analysis leading to the Design to Cost strategy, priorisation, supply of alternative competitive design solutions in order to guide the working group to the most, of course technically compliant, but competitive.



Knowledge & Experience :

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering field
  • Good Product Competitiveness knowledge
  • Good Industrial Process knowledge
  • Good communication skills



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. 


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