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Head of Transformation Propulsion

Date: Apr 20, 2017

Location: Mannheim, BW, DE

Head of Transformation Propulsion-TISC-DEMA01311013


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.

Head of Transformation Propulsion – Mannheim

Purpose of the job

The Head of Transformation ensures a worldwide flawless execution and governance of the restructuring activities in his designated area of responsibility and drives resolution of related issues. He has a global mandate and global leadership responsibility.


Managing the Transformation Propulsion

- Ensures that the mid and long term profitable restructuring strategy in his designated area is defined, implemented and executed.
- Focusses continuously on a proactive management and governance in order to ensure that delegated budgets are kept, schedules are met and respective obligations are delivered with the view of the full restructuring scope.
- Ensures sufficient financial and reporting governance and shall ensure all risks and opportunities are properly addressed and mitigated.
- Ensures that correct networks are established to other functions to support rapid resolution of any execution issues.
- Sets priorities in case of resource conflicts and ensures resolving execution issues within the right escalation processes.
- Has personnel and disciplinary responsibility.

- Main work packages include:
- Site specialisation strategy and map to Competency plan/site
- Project Transfer plan/site
- Personnel transfer plan
- Coordination and support of Labor Council Management & negotiation
- Support to Int. & Ext. Communication plans
- Supports footprint deployment in terms of:
- Detailed site implementation plan
- Receiving/Sending WPs management, i.e. ToT/ToM, special processes, infrastructure etc.
- Local HC management, i.e. ramp-up, ramp-down, termination etc.
- Local communication

Leading the “Test Center” Project

- Ensures that the project objectives and planning is defined, implemented and executed.
- Setup of core team
- Detailed budget and implementation plan
- Lead and Manage Execution of the project in QCT
- Support communications related to the project

Strategic portfolio management

- Introduce systematic and market-value driven approach for variability mgt., customizing vs. standardisation of Propulsion systems, products and services
- Enhances and simplifies the process from innovation mgt. to product planning and development to bids and project execution
- Secure effective collaboration of Sales, Product marketing, Platform & Bids and Product engines
(for Propulsion products & Services).


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge

- Master degree in an engineering, business or legal discipline
- 10+ years of industrial experience
- 6 years of leadership experience either in Project Management, Engineering or Operations
- Proven leadership performance
- International working experience
- Experience leading several projects of strategic importance
- Experience running a number of diverse multi country/site and/or cross functional complex projects
- Good technical understanding of complex systems and products
- Good analytical thinking skills and an ability to influence internal and external stakeholders
- Experience in complex pricing models and driving cost benchmarking
- Customer oriented

Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: DE-BW-Mannheim
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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22.03.2017, 4:29:29 AM

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