Train Validation Engineer (TVE) at Alstom

Barcelona, B, Spain
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Train Validation Engineer - TVE




Barcelona, Santa Perpetua de la Mogoda


  • He/she leads the Certification and Validation activities for the Train level during project execution.
  • He/she commits and manages QCD for Certification and Validation.



Accountable for:

  • Implementing the standard process and related methodologies and tools in order to ensure Certification and Validation efficiency
  • Writing test procedures
  • Test Execution and Test Report Ensuring the timely issue of the Validation proves (including proves of lower level systems and components) and consolidating Validation files
  • Providing structured REX to feed costing activities, and to enrich the CV metier technical repository.

Responsible for:
  • Reviewing part of the Sub-System Validation Plan relevant to test at Train level and accepting (to be included in Train Validation Plan) or rejecting considering other possibilities
  • Managing the Train level validation activities, creating and maintaining the Validation Plan
  • Managing the Certification and Validation (CV) project team
  • Approving Train System handover
  • Approving reviewing Train Test Procedures / reports
  • Managing the validation schedule, optimizing the validation sequence in relationship with the train design and configuration maturity and test means availibility
  • For CV scope establishing & organizing Technical Interface with customer, producing Customer Documents and obtaining Customer Approval when necessary

Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience in team and project management : 1 to 3 years depending on team size, multi-metiers or multi-sites team and project, including Customer and external stakeholders Technical Management
  • Train system knowledge (system analysis, railways) : at least 2 years
  • Tests organization capability, knowledge of planning tools
  • Knowledge of Standards & Regulation
  • Knowledge of Work Package Management
  • Fluent in english
  • Required electrical habilitation level, for instance (french definitions) :

B2V - B2V Essai - BE Essais - BR - BC
H2V - H2V Essais - HE Essais – HC

Team size

Direct reports: he/she manages about 1 to 10 persons


On a yearly basis:
  • Validate and submit the investment requests (CAPEX)

Alstom is committed to create a diverse & international working environment, that reflects the future of our industry, our clients and end-users. As an employee, you will have a unique opportunity to continue to build your career and directly contribute to the expanding growth of the global transport industry

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