Project Engineer

  • Job Reference: 422786
  • Date Posted: 23 August 2023
  • Recruiter: Alstom
  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Rolling Stock, 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, 74,000 colleagues lead the way to greener and smarter mobility worldwide, connecting cities as we reduce carbon and replace cars. 

Could you be our Project Engineer in Derby we’re looking for at Alstom?

Your future role

Take on a new challenge and apply your expertise within Project Engineering in a new cutting-edge field within the Rail industry. Reporting into the Services Digital Solutions Tenders & Project Director, you’ll work alongside highly motivated professionals within the Digital Solutions Team committed to best in class performance in the Services Product Line by leading, managing and coordinating the main Digital Solutions Tenders and Project activities whilst fostering our values of agility, inclusivity and responsibility.

We’ll look to you for:

Ensuring the successful delivery of projects withing the specified requirements, budget, and schedule. Additionally, you will act as a key coordination point for both internal and external suppliers involved in the development and support of applications for digital solutions tenders and projects.

 Other aspects of the role include:

  • Prepare technical offers within the Digital Solutions scope to support tenders globally
  • Define tender budgets and develop business cases to demonstrate positive return on investment for tender
  • Conduct regular project meeting with internal stakeholders, to ensure effective communication and collaboration
  • Liaise with support teams to address and resolve open project issues
  • Prepare and update governance reports monthly encompassing financial and technical KPIs
  • Serving as an ambassador for the Digital Solutions portfolio, promoting its benefits and capabilities

All about you

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

  • Degree or Equivalent in Engineering discipline.
  • Experience in the railway industry
  • Strong commercial and financial awareness
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Project)
  • Experience in leading and managing teams
  • Excellent planning skills

Desirable Technical Knowledge / Experience

  • Hold business related qualification
  • Experience in services orientated business


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
  • Collaborate with transverse teams and helpful colleagues
  • Contribute to innovative projects
  • 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 social coverage (life, medical, pension) 

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, we’d love to hear from you!

What we offer

We offer a highly competitive starting salary of c.£55,000 plus bonus 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 flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your life-style.

Application Process

The talent team are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and the role will close as soon as a suitable person has successfully passed the assessment process. To be considered please send in your application as early as possible

We value inquisitive, innovative and motivated people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable.

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.  We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals, of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disability, LGBT, religion and/or belief.

As a 'Disability Confident' employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification: if you require any reasonable adjustments, please let us know.

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