Project Engineering Manager - PrEM (f/m/d)

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Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Zurich, Switzerland

Company: Alstom

Req ID:308304 

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 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.


“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 currently looking to recruit a Project Engineering Manager - PrEM (f/m/d) for our location in Zurich, Switzerland



  • Managing Project (or R&D) Engineering activities by delivering Engineering Work Package in compliance with the Engineering QCD commitment.
  • Representing Traction Engineering among project core team and manages interfaces with PrXMs and other PrEMs of Leading/Participating Units.
  • Managing functionally the project engineering core team and their commitment for the project.
  • Defining and applies the Engineering Management Plan.
  • Owning engineering work package and is responsible for it.
  • Following and updates baseline on a regular basis, validates Variation Orders demands (external or internal) requested by project, quotes them with involvement from metiers, and updates engineering work package accordingly.
  • Approving, as a member of CCB, applicable modifications on product, and updates QCD accordingly.
  • Plans necessary Design Reviews, makes sure they are done on-time and issues are opened in respective tool.
  • Is responsible for engineering points within DFQ Gate Review checklists, provides his prognostic and puts in place necessary actions to mitigate a No Go risk.
  • Managing Engineering risks mitigation and savings action plans.
  • Providing to his management regular reporting and performance analysis.



  • Educational background: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Project execution/ Product development.
  • Being able to understand the organization, the processes and the products involved and decide independently when significant impact on QCD make it necessary to involve next level.
  • Experience with Propulsion system interfaces and project delivery in the same business.
  • Leadership skills to manage internal and external stakeholders to meet the required targets.
  • Teamworking and analytical skills.
  • Fluent in English and German.


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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