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V.I.E. ECA Engineer

V.I.E. ECA Engineer

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Date: 2 sept. 2019

Lieu: Charleroi, WHT, Belgique

Entreprise: Alstom

Req ID:53385

Nous innovons afin répondre intelligemment aux défis, d'aujourd'hui et de demain, liés à la mobilité. Nous concevons et fabriquons une gamme complète de systèmes de transport, des trains à grande vitesse aux bus électriques, en passant par les métros autonomes et les solutions autour de la signalisation et de la mobilité numérique. Rejoindre notre société signifie rejoindre une communauté mondiale de 34 500 personnes dédiées à la résolution des vrai problèmes de mobilité et à la réalisation de projets internationaux ayant un impact local durable.


Alstom has been part of the Belgian railway history for about 130 years. Its main office in Belgium is located in Charleroi, about 45 km south of Brussels, nearby Brussels South airport. Alstom Belgium has also offices in Brussels.

Today, the company is active through two centers of excellence :
* Signalling Systems - Center of excellence ERTMS (European standard development and implementation)
* Power Electronics - Center of excellence Traction Systems (Traction solutions / auxiliary converters / low voltage cabinets)

Important efforts in R&D support the development of these activities contributing actively to promoting a safe and performant railway network as well as sustainable mobility solutions worldwide.

The Alstom Belgium teams have an excellent knowledge and reputation in the global project management and every day from Charleroi, about 1050 employees, among which 500 engineers, are working on more than 100 projects all over the world. Thanks to them, the site of Charleroi makes a significant contribution to worldwide rail transportation development.

Examples of current / recent projects:
* First commercial service of high speed trains and line between Berlin and Munich
* Participation to Dubai new metro project for 2020 world universal expo
* Pilot project of Automatic Train Operation in Belgium and in the Netherlands
* Upgrade of the whole Danish train fleet with new signaling systems
* Upgrade of most of the Belgium train fleet with new signaling systems
* Manila upgrade and extension of current transportation system

Job Location : The job will be based in Charleroi, with regular travels abroad and for temporary assignments.


ECA (Engineering Compliancy Assurance) Engineer participate in the conformity analysis of a product and / or a sub assembly used in railway signaling and traction projects with respect to the legal requirements of the railway sector as well as the customer (Standards, Directives, etc.). The activity will be in direct connection with the project team, the various transversal departments (Quality / EHS / Sourcing / Offers / Engineering / Approval) and the Project Leader. He/she keeps close coordination with the rest of the project team and in particular within the engineering team (detailed design, tests, safety, certification and approval…).


* EN 45545
* NF 16-101 16-102
* Knowledge of the Fire and Smoke Tests




* ISO 22628


* ISO 14044
* ISO 14001
The Engineering Compliancy Assurance team brings together the following themes :
- Environmental Constraints Compliancy (Hazardous Substances, Fire-Smoke, ISO 14001, Recyclability).
- Detailed design Application (Verification of technical specifications, monitoring of exchanges with suppliers, etc.)
- Monitoring the activities related to legal compliance.
Description of activities and responsibilities :
- Carry out the necessary analyses related to the requirements of the projects.
- Contact the suppliers to obtain specific documents (certificates, test reports, analysis arguments ...)
- Consult pro-actively the normative and legal needs and maintain update the data base.
- Analyse the constituent materials of our systems
- Manage the certificates of the components relating to the norms.
Qualifications & Skills :
Master in Environmental, or experience in an equivalent function in an industrial environment

* Good autonomy
* Excellent communication and inter-relational skills
* Open-mindedness, curiosity, will to understand and learn more
* Rigorous
* Analytical skills
* Intercultural mind,
* Ability to adapt / Agility
* Team player
* Ability to analyze technical files to highlight shortcomings and opportunities for improvement
* Knowledge of the railway sector
* Knowledge and understanding of railway standards and guidelines and environmental conditions.
IT :
* MS Office: operational level
* VBA programming (Excel) as a bonus
* English: intermediate level (B1)

Nous croyons qu'avoir un effectif diversifié et inclusif est un levier pour gérer une entreprise durable et prospère. Nous nous engageons à créer un environnement intégrateur où tous nos employés sont encouragés à atteindre leur plein potentiel, où les différences individuelles sont valorisées et respectées.

Job Type: VIE

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V.I.E. ECA Engineer

Alstom, Charleroi
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