Traction Design Manager

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Date: 26 May 2024

Location: West Mifflin, PA, US

Company: Alstom

Req ID:447993 

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.   

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.


Could you be the full-time Traction Design Engineering Manager, in West Mifflin, PA we’re looking for? 


As a Traction Design Engineering Manager, you will manage and control all Traction Design engineering-related activities on projects to deliver on requirements, budget and schedule.


Your responsibilities will include:


  • Lead all aspects of Traction Inverter design (electrical and mechanical), implementation, testing and commissioning required to deliver the scope of the engineering project so as to satisfy customer requirements while adhering to project budgets and schedules;
  • Establish and maintain interfaces with other Engineering departments and with relevant functions (Project Management, Procurement, Operations, Sales, Bids);
  • Ensure that relevant skills are kept up to date in the Traction Design Engineering Function in order to fulfill project requirements.
  • Managing the forecast of the Site workload, based on hypotheses provided by the workload manager and identifying necessary resources to secure project QCD commitments.
  • Ensuring the Engineering rules & processes are understood and applied.


Key requirements:


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering;
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience post graduate in the railway industry;
  • Minimum five (5) years of management experience;
  • Excellent English communication skills, advanced both written and spoken.


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! 

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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