30+ days ago


Job Description

At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.
If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Project Engineer Carbody in Derby, UK.

About the role:

Main mission of this position is to be accountable for the following activities of one or more projects within Engineering at site level:
• Deliver projects with the appropriate conformance, quality, and integrity, within planned budget.
• Main Engineering Interface with the Customer.
• Represent the engineering function towards all internal partners.
• Manage and develop a pool of competent resources to fulfill current and future projects needs
• Ensure Lessons Learned and best practices are applied on projects
Key expected deliverables of Project Engineering Department are:
• Responsibility on on-time delivery of projects & work packages with the appropriate conformance, quality, and integrity, within the approved budget.
• Technical solutions are presented to the Customer and any open items are closed.
• Visibility is provided at all time to the Project stakeholders and to Management on the planning situation, technical solution, risks, costing, change management and budget.
• Interface problems are escalated, and detailed answers are provided for any Project Core Team requests, such as Variation Orders.

Key responsibilities and challenges:
• Ensure that committed Engineering Project Engineering deliverables to the Project are achieved within time, quality and budget and in line with legislation and safety
• Establish and maintain interfaces with other Engineering departments (Vehicle Design, System Engineering, Physical Integration, Product Integrity, Engineering
• Performance Office) & with relevant functions (Project Core Teams, Sales, Bids)
• Management and development of relevant skills within Project Engineering Department (workforce planning, career development, succession planning)
• Continuous optimization of Project Engineering processes/tools/behaviors by considering business requirements, customer needs, technical innovations, and new market conditions
• Project status are known and managed at all times and critical paths, technical issues, risks are presented and dealt with in a timely manner


Key requirements:

• Previous experience in successfully leading major international Engineering projects
• Experienced Manager within an international Engineering team
• Engineering Graduate or equivalent. Chartered Engineer
• Strong experience in rail Project Engineering
• Project Management knowledge
• Experience in leading an Engineering team in matrix organization
• Strong experience in developing people and processes
• Adaptive leadership skills and ability to motivate his/her team even in adverse circumstances
• Solves complex problems; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience, analyzing tools and judgment.
• Identifies optimal solutions and strategies to solve complex problems, provides a clear and logical course of action to ensure sustainability and mitigate risk
• Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other teams whose work activities are closely related
• Innovates and leads the way
• Provides full engineering support on portion of larger/several projects or assignments
• Demonstrates strong communication and diplomacy skills and the ability to guide influence and convince others.
• Can be assigned as taskforce leader, and has the ability to collect, analyze and report in a structural and efficient way
• Good planning and organization skills
• Convincing
• Ability to negotiate
• Demonstrates strong resilience and adapts to competing demands. Proactively adapts operational plans
• Provide full engineering support to the section or project

Posting date: 14.10. 2020
Closing date: 13.11.2020
Competitive salary range
Number of working hours: 37