Baden-Wurttemberg | Freelance/Contracting project
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Project duration
12 MM++
My duties
  • The role requires the technical authority for a project within the TRAXX product family with focus on:
  • Technical decision with Project and Product leads
  • Risk & Opportunity Management
  • Product development and planned modifications within a Project
  • Evidence planning wrt TSI’s/NNTR’s and Norms/Standards
  • Resolution of technical open issues during train revenue service
  • Responsibility to ensure that the train performance meets customer, operational and regulatory requirements in accordance with product safety, the project objectives for quality, cost and duration and cybersecurity
  • The TPM drives actively the further development of TRAXX products together with Product Management and Sales & Marketing
  • Give support to the roadmap planning and contribute to the technical strategy based on competitive assessment and benchmarks as well as the company and sales strategy
  • Hold technical authority during bid preparation
  • Act as main technical contact for communication towards to the customer wrt train performance and overall technical topics
  • Support the vehicle and subsystem design to ensure defined targets
  • Ensure conversion of customer and regulatory requirements into train level requirements & into technical product specifications complying with Alstom standards and manageable to control costs and time to market
  • Derive requirements & specifications at Subsystem level and ensure consistency and compatibility between all Sub-S specifications
  • Define the Project Verification and Validation strategy on train level, to ensure proper coverage and demonstration that customer and design requirements are met. Collect the contributions of all involved stakeholders
  • Contribute to the certification and authorisation with the support on technical topics
  • Support the reliability activities and ensure that the technical design meets the reliability targets for the product
  • Report functionally to the Chief of Development (CoD) within the Rolling Stock Engineering Organisation
My qualifications
  • Relevant academic background, Master of Science in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronic, Railway System)
  • Profound experience in a similar position with relevant experience in in rolling stock development from bid to product introduction (through all project delivery phases) in a highly complex and normative environment would be a major asset
  • Familiar with system Engineering, Concept Design and Architecture, Requirement Management, Functional Analysis, testing and commissioning
  • Good understanding of HW and SW interactions within complex system architectures
  • Knowledge of applicable standards and regulations for rolling stock
  • Open-minded, (self-) entrepreneurial, problem setting and problem solving, sense of urgency
  • Leadership, team motivator, teaching of technical domain expertise
  • Good Presentation and Writing skills required: clarity, rigor, and concision
  • Fluent in English and German and confortable to work as part of a multi-national and distributed engineering team
My benefits
  • Working in a highly specialized firm, with many colleagues from all over the world
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