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Paint Facilities Manager (m/f)

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Paint Facilities Manager (m/f)-TWMA-UKDY01228076


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, 70,000 employees in 60 countries work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

Based at our site in Derby, we are currently looking to recruit an experienced Paint Facilities Manager (m/f)


The Paint Facilities Manager will be responsible to manage the overall Paint Facility with regards to schedules, quality, Health & Safety, People, Process, Standardisation and Continuous Improvement.


In this role, you will organise and control inventory to meet manufacturing and material flow needs and maintain production within agreed delivery schedule. You will proactively manage bottlenecks using a highly visible system and resolve problems. Ensuring that workplace organisation standards are established to clean, organise and maintain a safe workplace and surrounding environment. Together with the team analyse information on disturbances and implement solutions using continuous improvement methodology. You will also need to ensure that quality requirements appropriate to the work content of the area are defined and available and conduct regular team meetings to systematically review feedback/forward information for external and internal suppliers.

You will manage a team of at least 30 people and you will work closely with three Team Leaders. Ensuring that colleagues are skilled to undertake specified maintenance tasks and that critical equipment is identified and the team actively works to improve equipment availability, reliability, robustness and capability.


We are open in discussing with people managers with strong experience in managing a paint facility either in the rail industry or any other industry (e.g. automotive, aerospace). Experience with surface preparation techniques including grit blasting and hand abrading as well as full background and knowledge in solvent and water based paint applications covering new and refresh work are a few aspects we would be looking for. You will ideally have experience in managing teams and an understanding of HSE. Experience with Lean methodology is ideal. Whether you are degree qualified or have the relevant experience, we are looking forward to your application.

This is a role for a people manager with excellent paint processes knowledge, problem solving and communication skills.

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at and start your dynamic career today!

Your ideas move people.

Posting date: 27.10.2016

Closing date: 26.11.2016

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 37

Job: Painting
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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