Mechanical Lead Engineer Mechanical Integration 1 (Barcelona, ES)

Mechanical Lead Engineer Mechanical Integration 1 (Barcelona, ES)


Mechanical Lead Engineer for General Studies (MLE GS)




Barcelona, Santa Perpetua de la Mogoda


  • Managing Mechanical Integration activities and deliverables on projects and tenders in compliance with QCD commitments.
  • Applying applicable Mechanical Domain instructions, processes & tools.


Responsible for:

  • Gauge calculation:
    • Define rolling stock size in order to guarantee the traffic safety and the optimization of the allowed space.
    • Simulation kinematics car-car defining relative displacements between parts.
    • Create kinematic envelope of the bogie and guarantee there is no interference with adjacent installations.
    • Carrying out the weight balance of the trainsets, define the weight allocations for all installations and components and to manage the evolution of the trainset weight during the tender/project phase.
    • Defining the layouts of the train.  Carry out detailed studies to comply with accessibility regulations.
    • Defining and share with the Train Design Team the requirements which defines the architecture of the train, including the following tasks:
      • Clarifying requirements,
      • Synthetizing requirements,
      • Analysing & developing requirements,
      • Allocating requirements^.
      • Proposing Means of Proof associated to Requirements
  • Defining with the Train Design Engineer and implement the list of installations (IBS) which forms the train.
  • Managing the allocated volume and the interfaces for each installation on the 3D mock-up.
  • Managing the Preferred Parts List of the project (3PL) assuring the achievement of the objectives of the project.
  • Specifying the tints and colours of the parts of the trainset according to the Design Book
  • Ensuring General Studies deliverables quality and their acceptance by the Customer (internal or external) within committed limits.
  • Reporting on General Studies activities progress and alerting relevant N+1 in case of issue potentially impacting achievement of QCD commitments.
  • Managing planning of General Studies activities.
  • Checking sub-contractor's Design Quality
  • Preparing and documenting General Studies Design Reviews according to project schedule and following-up the main open actions.
  • Defining mitigation plans covering a risk identified on General Studies scope.
  • Verifying design via mock-ups or simulations.

Contributor for:

  • Perform quotations of general studies workpackages , upon request
  • Supporting Sourcing, Industrialization and Manufacturing teams during Production ramp-up.
  • Collaborating with TDMM for continuous improvement of the Domain (including Return of Experience)
  • Defining Mechanical Domain architecture taking into account weight, gauge, installation strategy, acoustics, eco design, ergonomics, aerodynamics, aeraulics…
  • Establishing Certification & Validation Plans for TD scope.


Educational Requirements

  • Industrial Engineer Degree.


  • Mechanical Engineering preferably applied to Railway products with 2 to 4 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of CATIA-V5 and 3Dcom/Enovia.
  • Knowledge in programming.
  • Knowledge of Doors® is a plus.

Competencies & Skills

  • Good Communications and interpersonal skills including with third parties (customer) in an international environment.
  • Time management and reporting skill.
  • Sense of urgency / priority.
  • Structured and organised with Hands-on approach.
  • English operational in read/writing and technical meetings. Other languages are welcome. 


  • Contributing on creation of engineering tools.
  • Contributing on train design innovations.

Why Work  for Us?  At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself. As a future employee, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of the global railway industry.

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