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Structural Mechanics Specialist

Date: Jan 17, 2018

Location: Västerås, VAS, SE

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Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business hold the number one global market position in eight of 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. We design, build and service some of the most intelligent and beautiful rail solutions in the world. Our products are safe, healthy for people and help preserve the world's natural environment.
We offer our specialists a modern, friendly, multinational environment and we encourage them to innovate.
If you enjoy working in a global environment with innovative product development, apply for our exciting

Structural Mechanics Specialist role in Västerås, Sweden


As a Structural Mechanics Specialist in Bombardier Transportation you will be a member of our design team working with product development of propulsion equipment used in all types of rail vehicles, such as metros and high speed trains.
Our products are made of lightweight materials and require innovative thinking to make them perform in a demanding environment.
With your skill set and experience you will focus on optimizing the products in the aspects of life cycle cost and reliability. You will also ensure our products fulfilment of legal requirements and international standards.


• Verify and optimize the load carrying structure of our products including its interface towards the vehicle.
• Participate in several different product development teams.
• Running iterative structural analysis such as FEM calculations according to EN 12663 (using Hyper Works software for modal analysis, static strength and fatigue assessment, instability analysis etc.)
• Perform evaluation of different joining methods
• Ensure fulfilment of legal requirements and international standards in our products
• Coordinate and transfer work to resources located in low cost countries
• Perform design reviews with focus on structural mechanics
• Investigate product failures related to structural mechanics
• Use physical testing as a way of validating and supporting your analysis (such as shock and vibration testing, IEC 61373)
• Participate in customer and supplier discussions
• Make continuous improvements to our methodology, processes and tools within your area of expertise.
• Be a member of a global structural mechanics team located all over Bombardiers different sites.
• Teach others



• Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
• Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in design related work in railway applications or equivalent
• Experience within Structural Mechanics in railway application
• Good knowledge of making analysis of welded aluminium/steel and other joining methods such as riveting and bolting.
• Good communication skills
• Ability to coordinate and lead others
• Fluent English is mandatory for this role, Swedish is also preferred.
• Willingness to occasional travel in Europe and to India

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at and start your dynamic career today!

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Job: Mechanical Engineering
Primary Location: SE-VAS-Västerås
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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