Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Belfort


Purpose of the Job
The Railway Dynamics Engineer will participate in project/offer development through the application of internal procedures, instructions and guidelines of the domain and has to be operative on the following calculation activities:
Standard calculations with Multi-Body Code (SIMPACK, VAMPIRE), in the frame of tenders and projects
Complex MBS calculations, requiring interdisciplinary approach : flexible bodies, safety to cross wind, drive line, active elements.
Analysis and interpretation of tests results (indoor and on track tests).
R&D under the coordination of Core Competence Network
To apply the Railway Dynamics Instructions and Guidelines in carrying-out the Project tasks
Provide technical support to the Project teams
To perform the Railway Dynamics Technical Specification analysis (Customers, Platform, etc) , and prepare Clause-by-Clause analysis.
GAP Analysis for the railway dynamics domain between the indicated solution (RSAD), in terms of Tech spec. requests, Design Data and Normative, and the reference solution
Support the OWNER to define and write Railway Dynamics Management Plan and TRS (including both Integrator site and Components/Bogie site tasks)
Highlights any missing data or other missing inputs.
RISK analysis on the assumptions (in case of missing data) for the Project and Tender.
Prepare the Calculation Matrix and BGT necessary, considering all phases of the project (including the support for the certification and acceptance phase)
Carry-out Railway Dynamics simulations
Provide Support to burning issues on on-going projects or revenue service
Accounts for the final result towards the OWNER.
Reports to the OWNER whether any criticality or problems come out from his
Support Chief engineer Métier and CCN leader with continuous REX to improve the relevant methodologies/guidelines
Support the function in the development and deployment of the new processes
Support for updating and/or developing of Metier instructions
Knowledge & Experience :
Mechanical Engineering degree (BSc/MSc) or equivalent.
Possibly with 2-3 years of experience in a Railway Dynamics department in industry sector or R&D research in the railway dynamics domain.
Good knowledge of the MultiBody System (Simpack, VAMPIRE or Other)
Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink, MS Excel advanced level, Fortran
Good knowledge of mechanical vibrations, Track-vehicle system and impact on dynamics behavior; knowledge on train system engineering.
Knowledge of mechanical design and calculation, in particular on bogie mechanical and suspension components such as : primary and secondary suspensions ; elastic elements and dampers
Railway Dynamics International Standards knowledge
Management skills to lead R&D actions with a transversal approach
Good communication skills, pro-activity, team working, strategic vision
English conversational/writing/reading advanced level mandatory
French conversational/reading advanced level is preferred

  • excel
  • ms project

About the company

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, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), 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.