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As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customized services (maintenance, modernization), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €7.3 billion and booked €10.0 billion of orders in the 2016/17 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 32,800 people.
ALSTOM IN CHARLEROI
Alstom has been part of the Belgian railway history for about 130 years. Today, from Charleroi (BE), the company is active through two centers of excellence: - Signalling Systems – Center of excellence ERTMS (European standard development and implementation) - Power Electronics – Center of excellence Traction Systems (Traction solutions / auxiliary converters / low voltage cabinets) Important efforts in R&D support the development of these activities contributing actively to promoting a safe and performant railway network as well as sustainable mobility solutions worldwide. The Alstom Belgium teams have an excellent knowledge and reputation in the global project management and every day from Charleroi, about 1050 employees, among which 500 engineers, are working on more than 100 projects all over the world. Thanks to them, the site of Charleroi makes a significant contribution to worldwide rail transportation development.
Technical Leader Position - Railway Engineering - Alstom
As Project Engineering Manager, your mission will be to ensure the delivery of a specific technical solution, based on, and adapted from a generic Alstom designed solution, which will fit the client’s project needs in terms of Quality, Cost and Delivery. Your action will occur in a very complex and normative environment, specific to integrated systems (and sub-systems) deployment projects. It means that you will have to : - Manage functionally (not hierarchically) the Project Engineering Team (5-20 people / 5.000-100.000 hours depending on the projects) and secure their commitment to the project, dealing with planning, budget, workload distribution, team members skills development, escalating of staffing issues,… - Represent Engineering within the Project Management Team - Represent Alstom in front of customers or partners, for instance to provide overview of design progress, issues and risks - Provide regular reporting and performance analysis to the Management - Define and ensure the execution of the Engineering Management Plan For instance, as a member of our team and in a near future, you will take part to turnkey signalling projects (trainborne/trackside) or to "Power Electronics oriented" projects such as the updating & extension of an existing Rail Transit System abroad or to an important project concerning the embedded signaling system for a European national railway company! To be successful in this function, you’ll certainly have to initiate and maintain regular and constructive relationships with numerous internal (Project or Sub-System Manager, Site Engineering Planning Manager, Site Engineering Quality Manager, Complete Engineering Project team, teams on other Alstom sites,…) and external (customers, partners,…) stakeholders.
Education - Engineering Degree (BAC +5) in Electronics, Telecom, Automation, Electricity, Robotics or in another similar technical specialty is mandatory
Experience – 8 to 10 years in relevant positions (systems / sub-systems integration, embedded equipment, electrotechnical product development) in a highly complex and normative environment (railway, aerospace, defense, nuclear). Specific background in engineering combined with People and Project management experience would be a valuable asset.
Language – A full proficient use of English and a good command of French are mandatory. Other languages would be assets (especially German and Dutch).
“WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?” You’re looking for a challenging but also meaningful job in a multicultural engineering company which sustain careers evolutions and allows international mobility? At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself! As our next colleague, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of a safer global railway industry. You recognize yourself in this short description?
Don’t hesitate to apply! (www.alstom.com/careers or email@example.com)