Traction Motor Mechanical Engineer

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Date: 18-Sep-2021

Location: Vasteras, Sweden

Company: Alstom

Req ID:146601 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

We are currently looking to recruit a Traction Motor Mechanical Engineer 
in Vasteras, Sweden


As a Traction Motor Mechnical Engineer you will have the responsibility to perform design activities that lead to development of traction motors and drive systems.

•    Perform mechanical and parts calculations for Traction Motor and its components, create 2D drawings and 3D models and maintain project databases;
•    Create project and design related documentation, cooperate with internal departments related to specific project tasks;
•    Plan and define V&V, cooperate with production engineering on production planning; 
•    Ensure that lessons learned, and best practices are applied on projects;
•    Analyse customer documentation and specific requirements management tasks;
•    Work with supply management, specify part properties and assess supplier capabilities;
•    Communicate with suppliers in technical related tasks;
•    Support warranty and service departments. Perform investigation of parts and products related to drive system. Write reports and contributes to root cause analysis;
•    Transfer knowledge on other team members, represent department at technical meetings with internal and external partners and consultants;
•    Perform investigations and proposes improvements to traction motors and drive systems.
•    Perform CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamic) simulations on Traction motors in the areas of  aero and thermodynamics and acoustics is beneficial and not part of the base

•    Education: bachelor’s or master’s degree in Mechnical or Electrical Engineering;
•    3-5 years of relevant professional experience in mechanical engineering (traction motor, gear box design);
•    Good knowledge of 3D modelling in CATIA V5, is mandatory;
•    Railway technology knowledge and/or experience is beneficial; 
•    Knowledge of Star CCM+, Actran SW, HyperWorks; is beneficial
•    Knowledge of standard EN 15085 and welded designs is beneficial
•    Knowledge of MS Office package;
•    Team player, flexible, good communication skills; 
•    Fluent in English, Swedish is beneficial. 


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


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