Railway Dynamics Engineer

Railway Dynamics Engineer

Alstom

Belfort, France

Purpose of the Job

The Railway Dynamics Engineer will participate in project/offer development through the application of internal procedures, instructions and guidelines of the domain and has to be operative on the following calculation activities:

  • Standard calculations with Multi-Body Code (SIMPACK, VAMPIRE), in the frame of tenders and projects;
  • Complex MBS calculations, requiring interdisciplinary approach: flexible bodies, safety to cross wind, drive line, active elements;
  • Analysis and interpretation of tests results (indoor and on track tests);
  • R&D under the coordination of Core Competence Network.

Responsibilities

  • To apply the Railway Dynamics Instructions and Guidelines in carrying-out the Project tasks;
  • Provide technical support to the Project teams;
  • To perform the Railway Dynamics Technical Specification analysis (Customers, Platform, etc) , and prepare Clause-by-Clause analysis;
  • GAP Analysis for the railway dynamics domain between the indicated solution (RSAD), in terms of Tech spec. requests, Design Data and Normative, and the reference solution;
  • Support the OWNER to define and write Railway Dynamics Management Plan and TRS (including both Integrator site and Components/Bogie site tasks);
  • Highlights any missing data or other missing inputs;
  • RISK analysis on the assumptions (in case of missing data) for the Project and Tender;
  • Prepare the Calculation Matrix and BGT necessary, considering all phases of the project (including the support for the certification and acceptance phase);
  • Carry-out Railway Dynamics simulations;
  • Provide Support to burning issues on on-going projects or revenue service;
  • Accounts for the final result towards the OWNER;
  • Reports to the OWNER whether any criticality or problems come out from his activities;
  • Support Chief engineer Métier and CCN leader with continuous REX to improve the relevant methodologies/guidelines;
  • Support the function in the development and deployment of the new processes;
  • Support for updating and/or developing of Metier instructions.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering degree (BSc/MSc) or equivalent;
  • Possibly with 2-3 years of experience in a Railway Dynamics department in industry sector or R&D research in the railway dynamics domain;
  • Good knowledge of the MultiBody System (Simpack, VAMPIRE or Other);
  • Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink, MS Excel advanced level, Fortran;
  • Good knowledge of mechanical vibrations, Track-vehicle system and impact on dynamics behavior; knowledge on train system engineering;
  • Knowledge of mechanical design and calculation, in particular on bogie mechanical and suspension components such as: primary and secondary suspensions; elastic elements and dampers;
  • Railway Dynamics International Standards knowledge;
  • Management skills to lead R&D actions with a transversal approach;
  • Good communication skills, pro-activity, team working, strategic vision;
  • English conversational/writing/reading advanced level mandatory;
  • French conversational/reading advanced level is preferred.

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