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Lead Engineering Planner

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

Lead Engineering Planner-TETO-AUMT02402665


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 Lead Engineering Planner based at Milton, Brisbane.

Purpose of the Role:

The Engineering Planner is responsible for guiding Project Engineering Core Teams in the management of all planning, scheduling, and progress control related aspects of projects in accordance with the Activity and Resource Planning & Scheduling Process.

He/She establishes and updates the Engineering Project Schedule (EPS), including supporting the harmonization and integration of schedules from other functions and stakeholders involved in the project. The Engineering Planner needs to challenge all inputs from all parties.

He/She regularly tracks and reports progress against the baseline schedule and continuously monitors risks and opportunities as well as proactively develops scenarios, mitigation or back-up plans if required. The Engineering Planner produces schedule related KPI’s as required by the project.

Key responsibilities:

- Responsible for guiding Engineering Project Core Teams in the planning of activities and resources to deliver the project using standard tools (e.g. generic Product Breakdown Structure and Work Breakdown Structure).

- Responsible for establishing and updating the EPS based on common objectives within the project, and harmonized with all interfacing schedules.

- Responsible for monitoring and reporting on schedule progress and communicating the EPS to all parties involved in the project on a regular basis.

- Responsible for regularly monitoring critical path(s) of the schedule to identify risks and opportunities and develop mitigation or recovery plans.

- Ensure that schedule implications of change requests are made visible and clear prior to presentation and decision making in the Change Control Board.

- Regularly update Project Controllers with any and all progress or delays to the EPS to ensure that implications to the EAC are monitored.

- Ensure the Engineering Project Manager is regularly updated with possible threats or opportunity derived from present or future deviations to the EPS


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge

- A university degree, preferably in Engineering or Business.

- Minimum 7 years of experience in a relevant role

- Has planning experience on projects of similar scale and complexity

- Working experience either in Engineering, Project Management, Operations or Bids

- Has worked on several projects and/ or bids, ideally in similar business areas (e.g. railways, construction, oil & gas, technology, energy)

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signaling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: AU-QLD-Brisbane
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
10.11.2020, 4:19:42 AM

Unposting Date: 10.12.2020, 12:29:00 PM

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