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Production Operations Manager

Location: Central Rivers, ENG, GB

Production Operations Manager-TWMA-UKCR02042460


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 a Production
Operation Manager based
in Central Rivers , United Kingdom.


The Production Operations Manager drives the production
team to meet its daily operational standards and targets (including health and
safety, product safety, availability, reliability, train presentation and
customer ambience, 5S and efficiency).

He/she is responsible for managing the Shift Production
Managers (direct line management) and developing all production leadership
roles (supervisors, lead hands…) to establish a culture where ownership to
deliver targets and implement continuous improvements are the foundations of a
successful production team.

She/he will be leading production efficiency, managing the
link with the engineering team (for VMI changes, exam contents….) to ensure
that our planned and repetitive corrective maintenance activities have
achievable and challenging standard times that get consistently delivered by
all teams.


Day to day management of the
production teams to ensure that the required resource levels (and skills) are
available on shift to deliver the production plan. Line management of the Shift
Managers (including absences, holidays, appraisals…).

Development of all the
leadership roles within production (Supervisors, lead hands…) to ensure that
all individuals in these roles have clear roles and responsibilities and have
development plans to improve their skills.

Management of the teams
skills and training plans.

Manage the close working
relationship between production and fleet teams

Ensure standardized
processes across Shift Production Managers and teams to deliver our operational
targets of product safety, availability, reliability, train presentation and
customer ambience

To continuously aim for the
improvement of the productivity/efficiency of the maintenance process through
the installation and management of appropriate tools and processes to assess
and improve/ the performance of production team.

Responsible to the Depot
Manager for ensuring that all vehicles meet agreed standards of maintenance and
cleanliness prior to returning to service (including the management of IPC,
PPC, Production Focus Board…).

Drive a continuous
improvement culture and lead the implementation of the production building
block (part of BFMS) at Central Rivers.

To ensure that all teams
have the skills to manage key health and safety processes

Drive the implementation of
Health and safety initiatives across the teams, manage the performance of the
production team against the standards defined in the Bombardier Fleet
Management System (BFMS).



Preferably qualified through
an apprenticeship program to NVQ level 4 or above or equivalent.

Previous experience in a
relevant role, in railway industry

Previous experience in train

- Leadership experience

Language skills: English at
advanced/business fluent level is mandatory


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 signalling 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 suitably 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

Posting date: 27.06.2019

Closing date: 26.07.2019

Competitive salary range

Number of
working hours: 37

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

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