Electrical Engineer for Converter Engineering

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Date: 22-Sep-2021

Location: Zuerich, Switzerland

Company: Alstom

Req ID:138651 

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.   

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

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.   



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