Alstom has been part of Belgian railway history for 130 years through its connection with the former rail transport equipment subsidiary of SA Ateliers de Constructions Électriques de Charleroi (ACEC). Today, Alstom Belgium employs 1050 people and is involved in approximately 100 major projects worldwide.
The site in Charleroi has developed unique expertise in electrical and electronic systems within two centres of excellence that operate at a global level : one focuses on traction systems and the other on signalling and railway traffic control systems, with a particular emphasis on equipment that complies with the European standard (European Rail Traffic Management System/ ERTMS).
The teams develop systems, manufacture prototypes, perform tests and trials, complete approval procedures and manage integration projects.
An after sales service activity completes the offer for these product groups. Alstom Belgium pursues an ambitious growth strategy by actively investing in R&D. The work carried out by its team of 100 research engineers makes a significant contribution to the development of a sustainable rail transport system.
The Safety Assurance Manager will be accountable for:
Organisational Purpose Of The Role
As safety manager, your mission will be to lead the safety related activities for the signalling products and solutions developed for onboard applications.
Alstom Charleroi has developed since years the ETCS onboard subsystem and is the center of excellence for Alstom worldwide in this area. In the scope of this development there is an internal program that comprises different parts of this subsystem and a variety of safety analyses/activities.
In this context Alstom Charleroi is recruiting a Safety Manager to participate to the safety activities to be performed in the frame of this program, to produce the Safety Case and to support the Assessments (ISA).
Engineering degree with specific training/experience in the fields of Signalling systems, Critical systems, electronics, automatics, software architecture or other well-suited degree/background.
Min. 3 to 5 years in safety assurance (Functional Safety), with associated knowledge of safety methodologies. Experience in signaling is an asset. For instance:
Experience in other technical environment shall be highlighted if relevant.
Language – A full proficient use of French and English are mandatory to be able to write and explain safety studies internally and externally. Knowledge of other languages is a plus.