Traction Engineering Sub-System Skill Leader Mechanical 39 views

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.

Job Title & Purpose

Job Title: Engineering Sub-System Skill Leader Mechanical

Purpose of the Job

Related to his/her traction domain, the Skill Leader is responsible for the methodology and the technical development of engineering community. He/She is ensuring the respect of the application of the best practice and the training/support to be at the requested level of competencies.

Position in the Organisation

Organisation Reporting

  • Traction Sites / Engineering Department / Team / Domain
  • Hierarchical manager: Team Manager

Network & Links

  • Domain leader
  • Engineers working in the domain
  • Skill Leaders of other domains
  • Skill Leaders of the same domain on other sites
  • Expert community of the domain
  • CCN of the domain.


Performance Measurement/KPI’s

  • No technical issue with strong QCD impact due to the domain
  • Regular update of guidelines, tools and templates
  • Reactivity in problem solving
  • Trainings done


  • To capitalize the return of experience in his domain
  • To define best practices in his domain and to spread them in the engineering community
  • To create and update the knowledge guidelines, the tools and the templates of deliverables
  • To deploy those guidelines, tools and templates in the engineering community and to promote their use
  • To create and update the template of the design review check-list
  • To chair the design reviews in his domain
  • To approve the technical solutions by participating to the system design review
  • To share return of experience, guidelines, tools, templates and check-lists with other experts and skill leaders on other sites
  • To monitor the evolution of standards and regulation impacting his domain
  • To define how those standards must be applied by creating and updating clause-by-clause of the standards
  • To insure the technical quality of the deliverables produced by the engineers of the domain by reviewing and signing those deliverables
  • To coach new engineers of the domain
  • To provide support upon request to engineers of the domain
  • To insure trainings
  • To contribute to problem solving

Job Specifications

Knowledge & Experience :

Engineering degree

Ten years of experience in the domain

Team size : Not applicable

Innovation :

  • Guarantee the capitalization of the experience feedback (REX) and participate actively in all improvement actions of ALSTOM.

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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