Traction System Engineer

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Date: 26 Jun 2024

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:456644 

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 Traction System Engineer in Västerås, Sweden we’re looking for?  


Your future role


Get on-board and apply your education in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to Petri Syvänen (Traction Sub-system team manager) and work alongside collaborative and driven teammates.


We’ll look to you for to:

  • be technically responsible for the traction system solution.
  • the scope ranges from tenders/bids, concepts and requirements to testing and performance in service, including interfaces such as mechanical, electrical and functional.
  • the role includes frequent international contacts and cooperation as most our traction systems are delivered to customers globally.
  • be able to dive in to technical topics and issues, with the support of subject matter experts.
  • be able to communicate with different layers in the organization.
  • be able to include new solutions and improve our design, while reusing proven standardized solutions.
  • drive and support a standardized product portfolio.

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



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
  • Work with new security standards for rail business
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful 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!


Please notice that there are summer holidays so the recruitment process is going to be delayed!

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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