Zone Leader Exterior (m,f,d)

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Date: 01-Oct-2021

Location: Vienna, Austria

Company: Alstom

Req ID:173835 

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.  

Zone Leader Exterior (m,f,d)
Requisition ID 173835


Purpose of the job 
Overall technical responsibility and leadership for the respective exterior zone (Roof & Underframe and Sidewall) of the Product Family (PF) Flexity (Light rail vehicles)! Responsible for integration of installed equipment like doors, exterior panelling and mounting of bogie and sanding units etc. Design development based on maximizing existing build blocks and following global processes and standards. Information will be supplied by the mechanical/electrical architect, system engineers and suppliers according to project requirements and milestones.


•    Technically assure deliveries according to the project plan, milestones and budget of concept design, preliminary design and detailed design for the Exterior Zone. In addition, compliance with the current Best Cost targets for headcount and hours.
•    Overall WPs activities and planning, progress monitoring according to project plan.
•    Regular reporting to PF Head of sub function and PDMs (project Development Managers) on activities progress and potential issues.
•    Assure correct technical reequipments are identified in project WPs, project plans, including resource capability requirements, methodology and workflow definition for the VPI Zone.                                        
•    Assure effective Change Management and Requirement Management in place.
•    Assure proper links to other functions within Engineering, Procurement, Quality and Operations.
•    Assure preparation of technical documentation for discussions with customer and suppliers, guarantee the necessary support to the PF.
•    Assist and assure design solutions, preparation/execution of various Design Reviews (internal & external) with focus on:
o    Verification in function of the feasibility and production-requirements.
o    Compliance with global processes and standards.
o    Maximum re-use of existing building blocks


•    Preferably a master’s Degree in engineering, or equivalent experience.
•    4 to 6 years of experience in integration design, min 3 years of functional work experience and team coordination.
•    Especially a good knowledge on hydraulic and pneumatic piping system is helpful for integration of the different systems.
•    Experience with GRP – parts and installation of windows at vehicles 
•    Leadership Skills to pilot up to a medium team (1 or 2 teammembers), achieving project milestones and interfacing with different departments
•    CATIA V5 (Piping if possible), SAP, Enovia 3DCOM, TCUA , Doors, SAP and MS Office
•    English – fluent, German - intermediate.


The minimum salary for this position is 3179,30€ gross / month (14 x) for full-time employment according to the collective bargaining agreement. Overpayment depends on relevant work experience and qualifications

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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