EMC Engineer (Electromagnetic Compatibility)

Alstom in Belgium

Large company74K employeesLeading the way towards more sustainable mobility.

Published on January 8, 2024

  • Contract

    Full time Position

  • Study level

    Master level

  • Location

    Remote work occasionally allowed

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Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.

Today, from Charleroi (BE), the company is active through two centers of excellence:

  • Signalling Systems – Center of excellence ERTMS (European standard development and implementation)
  • Power Electronics – Center of excellence Traction Systems (Traction solutions / auxiliary converters / low voltage cabinets)




The EMC Engineer will support projects in the EMC field. His/her task will be to ensure the electromagnetic compatibility of railway products designed and manufactured by the Company.



Reporting Hierarchical to the Site Train/Traction System 

Functional to the PrEM and to the EMC Chief Engineer/EMC CCN Leader 

Network & Links Internal 

· EMC Core Competence Network 

· Tenders, project, engineering, manufacturing, validation teams External 


Responsibilities Accountable for :

 · To enforce the EMC design and manufacturing rules 

Responsible for : 

· To prepare during tenders the clause-by-clause of customer Specifications and the associated cost estimates. 

· To write within the framework of projects the EMC Transverse Requirements Specifications (identification of EMC requirements and allocation to sub-systems) and the EMC Control Plans (from the EMC requirements, definition of EMC activities, deliverables, design requirements and EMC tests). 

· To verify the design of products (verification of the general architecture, of the layout of subsystems and electrical interfaces, of HV/MV/LV cabling). 

· To prepare the EMC test specifications (Lab and/or Field Test Plans). 

· To verify the EMC test specifications and reports from subsystems suppliers. 

· To verify manufacturing of products (verification of the application of manufacturing rules on prototype or 1st equipment). 

· To perform the EMC tests on test bench and/or on site and to provide the associated test reports. 

· To constitute at the end of projects the EMC Compliance Files. 

· To solve EMC problems encountered on projects. 

· To participate to the definition/development/improvement of guidelines, process, design rules, reference solutions, return of experiences, design review checklists, templates of project documents, test specifications, simulation tools, test instrumentation. 

· To propose and to carry out EMC R&D actions. 


Educational Requirements 

Mandatory · Degree in Engineering 

Desirable · specialization in EMC if possible 


2 or3 years’ experience expected in the EMC domain would be an asset

Competencies & Skills 

Power electronics / Electrotechnics / Railways (Rolling Stock, Traction Equipment, Signalling, Communication equipment). 

Sources of electromagnetic disturbances and electromagnetic phenomena. 

EMC design rules. 

EMC standards. 

EMC testing (Test procedures / Test instrumentation / Practice of testing). 

EMC numerical simulation (Tools / Practice). 

EMC management of project 

English conversational/writing/reading advanced level. 

Autonomy, proactivity, reactivity, ability to communicate, to convince, to synthesize, to share information and experience within the EMC Network


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.

You recognize yourself in this short description?

Don’t hesitate to apply! (www.alstom.com/careers or < email deleted for security reasons >


An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.


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.