Traction System Component Engineer(two roles: Junior&Senior

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Date: 26-Jan-2023

Location: Vasteras, SE

Company: Alstom

Req ID:401745 

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.    


Traction System Component Engineer (two roles: Junior&Senior)


Position ID: 401745



If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Traction System Component Engineer for 2 roles (1 Junior&1 Senior) based in Vasteras, Sweden.



Purpose of the role


To define the specification and to design and choice electrical components for the following systems:


  • Traction system
  • Auxiliary three-phase system
  • High Voltage system
  • Battery systems




  • Uses the design rules for electrical systems
  • Uses standard design deliverables for electrical systems
  • Uses the standards tools in line with Alstom expectations and rules
  • Contributes to define rules and standard design deliverables
  • Contributes to write knowledge guidelines
  • Contributes to Return of Experience for Electrical components



Tender, product, project or Research & Development


  • Calculates electrical or thermal constraints related to all components of the scheme to fulfil all customer and normative requirements.  Write corresponding design reports.
  • Define the interfaces of electrical components together with mechanical and electrical department
  • Specifies the electrical components of the traction, auxiliary and High Voltage systems
  • Passive components (inductors, transformers, capacitors, resistors, busbars, …)
  • Interface components with control electronics (sensors, relays, …)
  • Participates in design review with suppliers
  • Participates in the business award and components qualification
  • Participates in the definition of validation tests for the components with the validation engineer and procurement
  • Participates in investigation tests
  • Contributes to the problem solving
  • Participate in the design reviews in accordance with DFQ (design for quality) system
  • Participates in technical core team meetings




  • Bachelor/Master degree in electrical engineering
  • Component Experience – preferable  
  • Experience in stakeholder management: suppliers - preferable  
  • English – fluent (mandatory), Swedish – intermediate. 


All internal employees must inform their Line Managers when applying.

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.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

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