Commissioning Engineer/ Commissioning Technician (f/m/d) 80%-100%

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Date: 11-Nov-2022

Location: Zurich, CH

Company: Alstom

Req ID:238071 


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”

Join us as a Commissioning Engineer or Commissioning Technician for Rail Vehicles in Zurich, Switzerland and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role.


Purpose of the job:

Applying electrical and mechanical knowledge to modify, repair and test locomotives and tramcars. Carrying out troubleshooting on systems and software components of the vehicles. Identifying the cause of failures. Together with the product engineer, create action plans to rectify the problem and implement the solution. Analysing data from remote diagnostics to determine the cause of defects. Ensure that environmental, health and safety regulations are adhered to in all areas of the working environment.


Your responsibilities will include:
•    Diagnosing and documenting the malfunctions of rail vehicles at the customer's site
•    Repair of locomotives and tramways
•    Prepare specifications for materials and tools to be used 
•    Compile inspection instructions and test records
•    Assist and Support measurement and type testing campaigns at customer sites, including foreign countries
•    Support software development and schematic changes for system modifications
•    Collect and document information on customer satisfaction, product performance, and suggestions for product improvements
•    Guide technicians in the maintenance and repair of rail vehicles in compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations
•    Conduct investigations based on remote diagnostic data

Key requirements:

•    Completed apprenticeship in an electromechanical field … and/or … Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, Master’s degree also possible
•    Readiness to travel within the country and abroad
•    Willingness to work with people of different educational levels 
•    Work experience is an advantage
•    Good knowledge of MS Office 
•    Willingness to learn how to use other IT-Tools
•    Strong affinity to IT and software programming
•    Strong problem solution skills

•    German and English language skills required

•    French and Italian language skills are an advantage
•    Car driver licence


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


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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