RAMS / Safety Assurance Engineer

Alstom in Belgium

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Published on January 8, 2024

  • Contract

    Full time Position

  • Study level

    Master level

  • Location


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JOB DESCRIPTION – RAMS / Safety Assurance Engineer 

As an RAMS Engineer, your mission will be to support (or lead depending on your experience) the safety related activities for the signalling and component projects you will be in charge with. It means:

  • You’ll have to demonstrate, independently via studies and tests, that the proposed system is fit for purpose and safe
  • You’ll have to liaise with the Independent Safety Assessor mandated for the project to obtain the necessary ISA certificate
  • You’ll have to get safety acceptance from the customer(s)
  • You’ll have to interact with national Safety Authorities when needed to allow them to grant the authorization to put in commercial service the train or track concerned

For instance, as a member of our team and in a near future, you will take part to an important project concerning the embedded signaling system for an European national railway company!

To be successful in this function, you’ll certainly have to initiate and maintain regular and constructive relationships with internal (project team, R&D, Site Safety manager,…) and external (customers, independent safety assessors, national safety authorities, users and maintenance crews,…) partners


Education - Engineering degree in safety assurance, electrical and computer engineering, aerospace, nuclear industry (or similar)

Experience – A first experience in safety assurance (Functional Safety), with associated knowledge of safety methodologies would be a major asset (FMEA, Fault tree analysis, Hazard Log,...). 

Language – A full proficient use of French and English are mandatory to be able to write and explain safety studies internally and externally. Another language is a plus.

Behavioral competencies – Positive personality / Rigorous and reliable / Promote Teamwork and communication / Ability to work under pressure / good analytical & synthetical skills


You’re looking for a challenging but also meaningful job in a multicultural engineering company which sustain careers evolutions and allows international mobility?

At Alstom we offer you the opportunity to unleash your potential and reinvent yourself! As our next colleague, you will have a unique opportunity to drive our organization forward, while continuing to build your career and contribute to the expanding growth of a safer global railway industry.


In Belgium, Alstom is the leading supplier of trains, signalling and train services, supported by 2 centres of excellence in Charleroi and a major manufacturing site in Bruges. The two global centers of excellence - one for electrical energy conversion and storage (traction and energy efficiency) - and the second to signalling for mainlines develop and industrialize new-generation systems to meet the current and future needs of operators and passengers.

The signalling solutions unit is excelling with the deployment of the European standard ERTMS (European Railway Traffic Management System) both for equipment on the tracks and onboard trains. These systems manage train safety and increase train frequency. R&D programs of the 2nd centre of excellence are dedicated to new generation traction systems and to systems that reduce the energy consumption of Alstom solutions.

The site in Bruges is an important assembly and testing site of trains as the M7 regional trains for SNCB. Several maintenance contracts (tramways, locomotives, signalling equipments) are executed on the Charleroi and Bruges sites and in the depot for renovation activities in Fleurus with a panel of services as parts and repairs, modernization, development engineering, technical support, tools and test benches.

In 2020, 2021 and 2022, Alstom was awarded a Top Employer Certificate, thereby proving its best HR practices in compliance with the international standards of Top Employers.

Application deadline

Not given

Start date

As soon as possible

Job Category

Electronics & Signal Processing

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Alstom in Belgium

Leading the way towards more sustainable mobility.