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Alstom is the UK & Ireland’s leading supplier of new trains and train services, and a leading rail signalling and infrastructure provider.

Who we are

Alstom is the UK & Ireland’s leading supplier of new trains and train services, and a leading signalling and rail infrastructure provider. Alstom have built, or are building, just under 40% of the UK mainline train fleet; as well as the entire fleets in service with London Underground, and Dublin Luas.

We provide the widest range of smart solutions in the rail market, from innovative high-speed rolling stock, metros and trams to maintenance, modernisation, infrastructure and signalling.

Employing 6000 people, we design and build trains at Derby, the UK’s largest train factory; and operate major sites at Widnes, Crewe, Ilford and Plymouth, and 30 train services depots across the UK and Ireland. Furthermore, having been selected as part of a joint venture to design, build and maintain the HS2 rolling stock, we have also been shortlisted for the corresponding signalling contract.

Our Signalling and Infrastructure business is underpinned by the winning of framework contracts for Network Rail, with a potential value of £750 million and the large Bristol Area Signalling Renewals and Enhancement project and the Leeds Station Capacity Upgrade Programme

Alstom has a long history, but today, we want the world, and especially early career talent, to know the real Alstom. We are a vibrant company with ambitious goals.

We have always had a huge input in the development of the rail industry and its technology. Across the near century of our existence, however, we have changed and evolved. Today, we still manufacture rail equipment, but we have also gone beyond that:

  • We are leading the way to greener and smarter mobility, by focusing on sustainable growth, green and digital innovation, and operational efficiency through our “Alstom in Motion” strategic plan
  • We are Agile, Inclusive and Responsible : our AIR values help define who we are — and who we want to be

So, if you’re looking for a company with a strong purpose and the ambition to play a role in climate change by leading the way to greener and smarter mobility, and if you are ambitious with a certain sense of entrepreneurship: come and leave your mark on the world with us.

Culture and Values

We value inquisitive, innovative and motivated people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable.

Alstom places ethics, integrity and responsibility at the heart of all its actions. Whether with employees, shareholders, customers in the public and private sectors, suppliers, competitors or partners; all of Alstom's relations with its stakeholders are guided by our fundamental principles of integrity and transparency.

Equality and Diversity

Encouraging diversity and inclusion to nurture creativity and innovation.

Alstom is an international company and our People Vision truly embodies the essence of Diversity & Inclusion. Wherever we operate, and across all our businesses and product lines, we want to create an inclusive culture in which diversity is recognised and valued.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected. We aim to have a welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals of different ages, genders, ethnicities, disabilities, LGBT, religions and/or beliefs.

As a ‘Disability Confident’ employer, we will interview all disabled job applicants who match the essential criteria of the job description or specification.

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Developing our People

We provide world-class development and training facilities for our employees and our industry partners. Additionally we invest in longer term skills development through partnerships with the UK’s best education providers and skills development organisations, as well as our own well-established internship, apprentice and graduate programmes. Being a part of Alstom means you will have access to Alstom University- our online learning platform. Here you will have access to a multitude of content to aid your personal development, including eLearning, TED Talks, language training and professional qualifications.

As part of the graduate talent programme, you will have continuous guiding from experienced mentors in your sector during your time in our office.

As our industry is developing, new trains are becoming more complex and more sustainable and the range of roles we offer is increasing; Alstom continue year on year increasing our early careers routes, working towards closing skills gaps.

Our graduate talent programmes continue to evolve to become more dynamic, meeting the needs of the business with more disciplines being added. We now have opportunities across the business, including Supply Chain, Signalling, Engineering, Project Management, Procurement and Commercial.

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