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System Engineer for Traction (m/f)

Date: Apr 15, 2017

Location: Mannheim, BW, DE

System Engineer for Traction (m/f)-TCEE-DEMA01161999


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, 70,000 employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

We are currently looking to recruit a System Engineer for Traction (m/f) in Mannheim, Germany.


• Determines the function of the design systems & incorporates cost-effective concepts into the design.

• Ensures that designs are completed on time meeting project schedules.

• Design of Power systems of a railway vehicle with focus on traction chain, HV components and related vehicle functionalities:

o Traction converters

o HV components (pantograph, Main circuit braker, brake resistor etc..)


o 3f Auxiliary converters

o Design of Auxiliary loads (motor fan, cooling, compressors etc..)

o Other auxiliary systems

• Manage all technical interfaces and documentation exchange with the suppliers of the systems in his/her scope.

• Support Verification & Validation activities (calculations, lab or vehicle tests)

• Interprets customer specifications & standards requirements to ensure that the design is compliant

• Field support (problem solving)

• Quickly solve technical issues coming from operation of the vehicles

• Product improvement support

• Understands and uses supplier design & manufacturing data to aid in development / improving of the design

• Find technical & innovative solution to improve vehicle availability, reliability and/or performances

• Re-use best practice to keep competitive product

• Integral part of the design team often making electrical design recommendations based on experience.

• Perform technical meetings, reviews (with other BT functions, suppliers and customers)

• Interfaces with engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, and outside suppliers as needed.

• Build good communication and networking within engineering team on site and of eng. Team in other European sites

• Look forward to find possibility to introduce new technologies on the railway vehicles

• Coordinates, tracks, and manages external design and drafting efforts. Mentors less experienced engineers, designers, and drafters


• Electrical, Electronic engineering Master Degree. Other Engineering background can be considered if supported by a significant experience of electrical and electromechanical systems

Relevant experience required
• Working experience in rolling stock as system engineer for converters or other high voltage systems. High potential starters with right education (no previous experience) will also be evaluated
• Basic Knowledge in design and integration of safety systems is recommended
• Knowledge in system design and integration

Specialized or cross-functional knowledge / relevant experience required by the position/role
• Multi-disciplinary know-how and interest
• Systems Integration experience
• Railway business knowledge is a plus

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at and start your dynamic career today!

Your ideas move people.

Job: Systems
Primary Location: DE-BW-Mannheim
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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20.12.2016, 11:39:10 AM

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