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Field Maintenance Lead Engineer (m/f)

Location: Central Rivers, ENG, GB

Field Maintenance Lead Engineer (m/f)-TEMA-UKCR01374568


Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

We are hiring a Field Maintenance Lead Engineer, based primarily at our Burton-on-Trent, Central Rivers location.

The role comprises leading a team of Engineers across Bombardier’s DEMU fleet platform (Central Rivers & Etches Park depots) to deliver activities and projects to provide a safe, reliable and cost efficient fleet of trains, which meets the Train Operator’s presentation requirements and complies with their Safety Case obligations. The role is approximately split 50:50 between Engineering and Management activities and will report directly into DEMU Field Maintenance Engineering Manager.


• Ensure that the team is resourced and organised adequately to deliver its key business objectives.

• Lead the development and delivery of engineering change to improve fleet/system reliability performance, reduce cost of maintenance & deliver customer variation solutions.

• Lead the identification and implementation of safe, cost effective, containments and countermeasures to identified product safety issues.

• Lead the planning and delivery readiness (inc. BoM’s, work instructions & configuration) for scheduled maintenance activities, as defined by the Vehicle Maintenance Instruction.

• Ensure that the specified fleet maintenance regime is certificated, adhered to and complies with all relevant legislation, and associated limitations are effectively managed.

• Use engineering knowledge, problem solving skills, standard project management techniques and awareness of standards and the constraints of the delivery organisation to support, justify and manage changes.

• Support depot Operations teams in resolving arising fleet issues.


- Bachelor's Degree or Higher Certificate in engineering/technical discipline
- Strong systems engineering background and previous experience in maintenance policies/ practices
- Excellent project management and stakeholders management skills
- Experience in delivering engineering change projects, including risk assessments and approvals
- Previous experience in fleet maintenance or asset management environment would be a plus
- Knowledge of rail industry legislation and safety case obligations is considered an advantage

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Posting date: 03.07.2017

Closing date: 03.08.2017

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 40

Job: Maintenance
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Central Rivers
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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