Alstom Manufacturing Engineer in Grain Valley, Missouri

Date: 22-Sep-2018

Location: Grain Valley, MO, US

Company: Alstom

The Railway industry today is characterized by both a strong and sustained growth across the world. The trends that drive this are well known: With 6B€ of Sales and around 30,000 employees based in over 60 countries, Alstom develop & market the most complete range of systems, equipment and services offered today in the railway sector. Today we offer our customers solutions that feature a seamless blend of diverse technologies, ensuring optimal interfaces, along with flexible implementation and real synergy in innovation.

Responsibilities Include

  1. Improves manufacturing processes and methods for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.

  2. Assists in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training.

  3. Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.

  4. Supports the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.

  5. Supports design, development and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.

  6. Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.

  7. Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams.


Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related field.

Minimum 1 year direct experience in a manufacturing environment.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Experience working with a SAP ERP operating system.

  2. A working knowledge of MES (Manufacturing Enterprise System) or equivalent.

  3. Strong understanding of engineering configuration management with the ability to convert engineering requirements into manufacturing instructions.

  4. Understanding of the relationship between engineering Bill Of Materials and a manufacturing Bill Of Materials.

At Alstom Transport, 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. More information about Alstom can be found at:

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: ERP, SAP, Technology, Research

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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