System Engineer Traction (m/w)

Ort: Mannheim

Stellenangebot vom 23.03.2017 (ID: KA330)

For one of our customers we are currently looking for 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:
  • Traction converters
  • HV components (pantograph, Main circuit braker, brake resistor etc..)
  • EMC
  • 3f Auxiliary converters
  • Design of Auxiliary loads (motor fan, cooling, compressors etc..)
  • 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 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

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Karriereagenten GmbH
Personal- und Managementberatung
Langer Schlag 97a
68305 Mannheim

Telefon: (0621) 480 26 48-0

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