Electrical Engineer for Converter Engineering (f/m/d) 80-100%

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Date: 12-Nov-2022

Location: Zurich, CH

Company: Alstom

What if you could participate in the strategic decisions of a leading mobility company?

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


“Alstom Switzerland AG attaches great importance to diversity and gender balance. Our leadership team is composed of 45% female leaders. We specifically encourage female candidates to apply for this position”


We are looking for an Electrical Engineer for Converter Engineering in Zürich


For our Propulsion & Controls (PPC) organization based in Zürich, Switzerland we are looking to recruit an Electrical Engineer for Converter Engineering who will be in charge of the Electrical Lead in application Projects and / or sub Project Leader for Product Development of the electrical part of converters and its subassemblies.

Main tasks:
•    Lead and coordination of the electrical team members assigned to a application and/or development project
•    Concept evaluation for converters and its subassemblies in close cooperation with the mechanical engineering
•    Support in tenders with regards to concept, technical description, circuit diagrams, bill of materials and rough calculations
•    Electrical design of complete converters including the related documentation (e.g. electrical circuit diagrams and operation manuals)
•    Specification of investigation-, type and routine tests and analysis of the test results
•    Support for converters in operation worldwide
•    As Project-Engineer responsible for the assigned work packages in terms of quality, time and costs



•    Bachelor / Master degree in Electrical Engineering
•    Preferably 2-3 years experience in Development or Project Engineering
•    Experience with Power electronics core components Converter-Systems
•    Experience in project management
•    MS-Office, ECAD, Tools such as Matlab, Simplorer or LabView
•    Fluent written and spoken German and English




Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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