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Mechanical Domain Leader

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 Domain Leader




Accountable for:

  • Ensuring the proper follow-up of the Metier Quality and Delivery on Mechanical Domain Workpackages for the Site;
  • Ensuring understanding and application of the TD rules, processes and tools (single-domain);
  • Ensuring that mechanical design reviews (single domain) are prepared and documented as per the project/program schedule and to follow-up the main open actions;
  • Ensuring proper collaborative work with other Domains/Metier/Departments;
  • Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on Mechanical Domain scope;


Responsible for:

  • Managing the development of the site Mechanical Domain team to ensure the adequacy of the capacity vs workload vs skills and the transfer of activities if needed;
  • Defining Mechanical Domain fixed costs and workload to secure project QCD commitments andformalizing hypothesis taken;
  • Defining Mechanical Domain architecture taking into account weight, gauge, installation strategy, acoustics, eco design, ergonomics, aerodynamics, aeraulics;
  • Allocating adequate mechanical resources to the projects/programs/tenders;
  • Applying and follow-up the People Management Cycle on time for Mechanical Domain team according to N+1 and HR instructions;
  • Supporting the Mechanical Domain team in the resolution of issues and challenging actions (multi-domains) in particular those involving other stakeholders (internal or external);
  • Reporting on Mechanical Domain activities progress and alerting in case of main issue (capacity, skills, rule applicability, etc.);
  • Validating relevant Mechanical Domain deliverables and securing planning;
  • Signalling issue and/or making proposals to TD Central Engineering that would contribute to continuous improvement of the Mechanical Domain;


Knowledge & Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering applied to Railway products (or Automotive domain or Aerospace domain) with 3+ years of experience;
  • Experience of 3+ years team management;
  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Conflict Management and multitasking;
  • Customer Focus / Management skills;
  • Structured and organised with Hand-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 [email protected] (please use “Accommodation Request” as the subject line).  




Job Type: Experienced

Alstom Transport
Full time
Hornell, NY 14843, US