Lead Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Reference: 456310
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Alstom
  • Location: Derby
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £60,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At Alstom, we understand transport networks and what moves people. From high-speed trains, metros, monorails, and trams, to turnkey systems, services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility, we offer our diverse customers the broadest portfolio in the industry. Every day, more than 80 000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars.

Could you be the full-time Mechanical Engineer in Derby to work across multiple projects including Adessia, HS2, Monorail and other Urban projects. 

 

Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your Mechanical Engineering expertise in a new cutting-edge field. You’ll report to David Shipley (Domain Leader Mechanical Integration/ Cabin / Fitting / Interior) and work alongside dedicated and passionate teammates.

You'll master and manage the Computer Aid Design (CAD), activities and deliverables on an area within the Mechanical Domain on projects in compliance with QCD commitments. In addition the role will encompass applying applicable Mechanical Domain instructions, processes & tools 

We’ll look to you for:

 

  • Performing project Mechanical Domain activities in compliance with QCD commitments.  
  • Planning and piloting Mechanical Domain activities and related deliverables on project taking into account applicable instructions/processes and other specific Customer (internal or external) requirements. 

  • Ensuring Mechanical Domain deliverables quality and their acceptance by the Customer (internal or external) within committed limits. 

  • Reporting on Mechanical Domain activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments. 

  • Defining requirements and mechanical interfaces to equipment (Allocated volume, weight, location, etc.). 

  • Monitoring assigned Mechanical Sub-Systems deliveries conformity with project needs.

  • Planning and piloting Mechanical Domain activities and related deliverables on project taking into account applicable instructions/processes and other specific Customer (internal or external) requirements. 

  • Applying Train Design rules, processes and tools (single-domain) and ensuring Mechanical Domain deliverables quality and their acceptance by the Customer (internal or external) within committed limits. 

  • Managing production of deliverables in accordance with planning targets on Mechanical Domain assigned work packages. 

  • Designing products taking into account project requirements (performances, manufacturability, serviceability, testability, etc.). 

  • Preparing and documenting Mechanical Domain Design Reviews according to project schedule and following-up the main open actions. 

  • Checking respect of Allocated volumes/interfaces (no-clashes) on internal design. 

  • Resolving Project Mechanical issues and following challenging actions (single-domain) 

  • Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Project Mechanical Domain scope. 

  • Reporting on Mechanical Domain activities progress, anticipating issues (capacity, skills, rule applicability, etc.) and alerting if needed. 

  • Respecting and/or allocating requirements and mechanical interfaces to Sub-Systems/equipments  (Allocated volume, weight, location, etc.) 

  • Coordinating Mechanical Domain contributors on Project. 

  • Analysing and consolidating change request impacts on Mechanical Domain scope 

  • Producing Mechanical Domain deliverables (RSAD L2 (Requirements), Validation Plan, etc.) 

  • Validating relevant Mechanical Domain deliverables and securing planning. 

  • Verifying design via mock-ups or simulations. 

  • Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Project Mechanical (multi-domains) 

  • Perform quotation of engineering work package, upon request 

  • Defining Project Mechanical Decomposition (Project Breakdown Structure (PBS)) 

  • Defining Mechanical Project/Product Preferred Part List (3PL) delivery. 

  • Supporting Sourcing, Industrialization and Manufacturing teams during Production ramp-up. 

  • Collaborating with Domain Lead for continuous improvement of the Domain (including return on experience (RoE)) 

  • Defining Mechanical Domain architecture taking into account weight, gauge, installation strategy, acoustics, eco design, ergonomics, aerodynamics, aeraulics… 

  • Establishing Certification & Validation Plans for Train Design scope. 

  • Checking availability on time of work package input data and escalate if necessary. 

  • Checking supplier's and sub-contractor's Design Quality 

 

 

All about you

We value passion and attitude over experience. That’s why we don’t expect you to have every single skill. Instead, we’ve listed some that we think will help you succeed and grow in this role: 

 

  • Mechanical Engineering is preferably applied to Railway products. Other sectors e.g. Automotive, Aerospace also considered
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customers).
  • Time management and reporting skills.
  • Sense of urgency/priority.
  • Customer & Product Focus. 
  • Structured and organized with a Hands-on approach.
  • English operational in read/writing and technical meetings.

 

Things you’ll enjoy

Join us on a life-long transformative journey – the rail industry is here to stay, so you can grow and develop new skills and experiences throughout your career. You’ll also:

  • Enjoy stability, challenges and a long-term career free from boring daily routines
  • Work with colleagues and customers based all over the world
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • Utilise our agile working environment
  • Steer your career in whatever direction you choose across functions and countries
  • Benefit from our investment in your development, through award-winning learning
  • Benefit from a fair and dynamic reward package that recognises your performance and potential, plus comprehensive and competitive benefits (pension, life ins., medical). 

 

 

You don't need to be a train enthusiast to thrive with us. We guarantee that when you step onto one of our trains with your friends or family, you'll be proud. If you're up for the challenge, would love to hear from you!

 

 

What we offer

We offer a highly competitive starting salary plus 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days. Healthcare, life assurance, an excellent company contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexibility flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle.