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Mechanical Engineer at Alstom in Hornell, NY

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The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: environmental challenges, population growth, urbanization and increasing demands for mobility.
With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.



Mechanical Engineer


Accountable for:
• Performing 3D, design annotations and 2D deliverables in compliance with QCD commitments, expertises rules and processes;
• Modelizing and storing allocated volumes and interfaces for sub-systems / components in Digital Mock-Up;
• Performing Detailed Design on internal sub-systems;
• Filling-up attributes for each part in Digital Mock-Up (naming, material, Fire & Smoke, etc);
• Verifying consistency of digital mock-up (no clash, etc) and compliance with requirements (allocatedvolumes, weight, interfaces,
etc) on assigned scope;
• Preparing and documenting Mechanical Domain Design Reviews;
• Updating Digital Mock-Up taking into account Change Requests;
• Checking CADs' and sub-contractor's Design Quality;
• Realizing stack-up analysis;
• Realizing Bill of Material;

Responsible for:
• Planning  and  piloting  Mechanical  Domain  activities of  assigned  zone  and  related  deliverables  on  project  taking  into  account
applicable instructions/processes and other specific Customer (internal or external) requirements;
• Applying TD 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 assignedzone;
• 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
• Checking respect of Allocated volumes/interfaces (no-clashes) on internal design;
• Resolving Project Mechanical issues in assigned zone;
• Reporting on Mechanical Domain activities progressand alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of
QCD commitments;
• Respecting  and/or  allocating  requirements  and  mechanical  interfaces  to  Sub-Systems/equipments   (Allocated  volume,  weight,
location, 3PL, etc);
• Analysing change request impacts on assigned zone and applying change if request accepted;
• Validating relevant Mechanical Domain deliverablesand securing planning;

Contributor for :
• Perform quotation of engineering workpackage, upon request;
• Defining Project Mechanical Decomposition (PBS);
• Supporting Sourcing, Industrialization and Manufacturing teams during Production ramp-up;
• Collaborating with MDL for continuous improvement of the Domain (including RoE);


Knowledge & Experience
• Mechanical Engineering preferably applied to Railway products with 1 to 2 years of experience;
• Good Communications and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customer);
• Time management and reporting skill;
• Sense of urgency / priority;
• Structured and organised with Hands-on approach;
• Fluent English;



Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals.  Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make the switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact Alstom’s Recruiting Department at careers.us@alstom.com (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  




Job Type: Experienced

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