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Product Development Manager

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Brisbane, QLD, AU

Product Development Manager-TETO-AUMT02444274


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 Product Development Manager – QNGR AVP.

Purpose of the Role:

To lead, manage and control all engineering-related activities across QNGR in Australia to deliver on requirements, budget, resource planning/ramp up and schedule. To ensure “lessons learned” and best practices are applied on projects and transferred to new projects. Main engineering interface with the customer and internal cross-functional leads.

Key responsibilities:

Program Management

- To clearly articulate development work activities into work packages for multiple phases, including off-cycle product development, bids and pre-NTP scopes, whilst ensuring associated development activity remains in accordance with the PF roadmap

- Rigorous QTC focus on all associated activities for QNGR & Legacy Product development occurring in project - making sure deliverables are on time, on cost, to the right quality and assignment of consistent KPIs to monitor progress on all projects

- Ensure the Design Gate Review process is followed by each project in alignment with the project schedule and Project Gates.

- Ensure accountability, process governance and KPI compliance for all PDM direct reports.

Stakeholder Management

- Establish and maintain interfaces with other Engineering departments & with relevant functions (Project Management, Services, Procurement, Operations, Sales, Bids).

- Key interface / single point of contact to the customer for QNGR & Legacy Products in Australia

Financial Management

- Monitor, control and report monthly all product related financial aspects of the Legacy Product projects consistent with the contract requirements and established project management procedures to attain established goals.

- Operating with a continuous improvement ethos, driving optimization of reuse alongside rigorously identifying and delivering cost reduction opportunities

Resource Management (capacity, capability / competency)

- The creation and management of a resource requirements plan, ensuring availability of all skills as required in the various phases (incorporating robust planning and dynamic resource management)

- Ensuring that relevant skills are maintained and developed by the Engineering team. People development and performance management.

- Oversight, mentoring and support for all PDM’s

- Undertake and maintain capacity planning, including the Global Capacity Planning Program (GCPP) database


Qualifications & Functional Knowledge

- Engineering studies (Master, Diploma, or similar) or equivalent work experienced based on technical (mechanical or electrical) education.

- Minimum 15 years of experience post graduate in the railway or related industry

- Minimum 8 year of leadership experience

- Commercial awareness with experience in planning and monitoring budgets and resources in projects

- Excellent communication, presentation and negotiating skills

- Sound knowledge of project engineering regarding project planning and scheduling, resource planning, milestone management, risk mitigation, project reporting.

- Knowledge of rolling stock engineering and production would be beneficial.

- Understanding of the Australian customer domain.

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: Engineering
Primary Location: AU-QLD-Brisbane
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
13.01.2021, 6:03:33 AM

Unposting Date: 12.02.2021, 12:29:00 PM

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