Why Alpha Trains?
Because we help to shape the future of rail.

Ewout Hoofd
Fleet Planning Manager

For our office in Cologne we are looking for a

(Junior) Project Manager New-Build (f/m/d)

Alpha Trains has owned and leased locomotives and passenger trains for nearly 23 years. More than 130 employees of various nationalities are active across Europe. Our approximately 950 locomotives and passenger trains are utilized in 22 European countries.


Your Role

Project management of new-build electric multiple units (EMU) and trains with alternative traction systems, such as battery and hydrogen BEMU/HMU, includes the following tasks:

  • Operational, contractual, timeline and budget responsibility for the projects such as:
    • Procurement of new vehicles from the manufacturer
    • Conversion projects on trains
    • Implement a pro-active and goal-oriented management of the project withinterfaces to suppliers, customers, and internal stakeholders
  • Internal support function:
    • Provide support in strategic business development and assist in thepreparation and negotiation of purchase agreements

Your Profile

The best qualifications for this position are:

  • Degree in Engineering or similar technical studies
  • Professional experience in project management, preferably from industry-relatedfields as automotive, mechanical or plant engineering
  • Understanding processes and contracts and their implementation
  • Being assertive next to being able to work in a systemic and independent way
  • Proficiency in German and excellent knowledge of English
  • Willing to travel 1 to 2 days per week
  • Enjoying work with a sound common sense and humour

What we offer

  • The opportunity for professional development
  • A variety of tasks
  • To be part of an international, dynamic environment and a highly qualified team
  • An attractive remuneration package including bonus, pension scheme; accidentinsurance, JobRad and "Deutschlandticket"
  • An office in the best central location in Cologne, with excellent transport links
  • Possibility to work from home

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Your application

Please submit your detailed application documents with a CV and a cover letter as a PDF file by email to: jobs_at_alphatrains.eu. You are also welcome to contact us without any obligation and directly by telephone:

HR Administrator

Jana Hein


My contact details

Alpha Trains Europa GmbH
Rudolfplatz 3, DE - 50674 Köln

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