Manager Drives Electrical and Mechanical Design

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Date: 13-May-2023

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom


Req ID:405592 

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,


If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Manager Drives Electrical and Mechanical Design based in Västerås, Sweden. You will be the the hierarchical link to Site Engineering Director and functional link to RSC Site Engineering Performance.


Your mission?

As Manager Drives Systems Electrical and Mechanical Design you will


  • Manage and organise Engineering Team according to business and region needs in-line with central engineering guidelines
  • Perform engineering RSC activities for tenders in the region in touch with central pre-engineering for Drives offers
  • Manage workforce according workload (firm projects, forecast projects, tender, sustaining and R&D) with focus to avoid any under load and too high over load including appointment of engineering teams.
  • Drive co-engineering specially with process engineering and co-development with supplier via sourcing
  • Develop on-site engineering staff including succession planning and competence matrix deployment
  • Apply common processes, methods and tools and capture RoE for continuous improvement
  • Monitor projects/programs in engineering which are managed from projects


Your responsibilities?


Accountable for:

  • Engineering tender commitment and project/R&D engineering QCD
  • People and resource management  incl. Management of site engineering workload and workforce
  • Supervision of key technical decisions and safety critical issues
  • Monitoring of engineering actions in projects
  • Supporting and promoting innovations

Responsible for:

  • Interface towards the Bogie & Drives Platform and Component Development Site (CDS)
  • Management and organization of engineering department
  • Manage interfaces with other stakeholders for co-engineering specially with CDS, Traction Engineering,  process engineering and co-development with sourcing/supplier
  • Contribute to site Engineering strategy
  • Monitor site engineering activity and inform Site Engineering Director and Site Engineering performance about major events

Your profile?


  • Strong Leadership and people management experience
  • Technical decision making incl. value analyses methodologies
  • Engineering strategy and vision definition
  • Presentation, communication
  • Knowledge & Experience :
  • Project management incl. work package, risk and opportunity management
  • > 5 years’ experience



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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