EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Belgium
Location of affected unit(s): Charleroi and Bruges


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30.2 - Manufacture of railway locomotives and rolling stock
Number Employed: 1950
Group: Alstom

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-03-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 14-03-2022
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

Alstom, a French multinational manufacturer of rolling stock, has announced it will hire 150 employees in Belgium, at its facilities in Brugge and Charleroi. The company is mainly looking for engineers, ICT specialists and project managers. According to Alstom, recruitment is driven by "the success of the rail sector to move towards a more green and smart mobility". To reach out to as many potential jobseekers as possible, the company is organising a 'jobinar' on March 17.

Currently, Alstom employs about 1,950 people in Belgium at its sites in Charleroi, Bruges, Brussels and Mechelen.