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Head of Maintenance & Commissioning Northern France (m, f)

Date: Dec 28, 2020

Location: Crespin, NPC, FR

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Head of Maintenance & Commissioning Northern France (m, f)


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 Head of Maintenance & Commissioning Northern France in Crespin, France.


The Head of Maintenance & Commissioning Northern France drives the Customer Service operations (train warranty maintenance, commissioning and troubleshooting) in terms of quality, cost, and delay in his/her concerned region, based on the strategy & targets defined by the different service line project leaders. The covered region includes teams in Lille, Rouen, Caen, Rennes & Nantes (40 to 50 employees), based directly at our SNCF customer depots.


• Manage and drive the operation activities (warranty, technical customer support, overhaul, retrofit, crash repair), in close relationship with the project leaders

o Plan workload.

o Build the necessary operation teams to execute the projects with the right quality, respecting project planning and budget

o Monitor good operation execution via weekly & monthly meetings & reports

o Manage any local customer complaints.

o Raise any risk leading to lack of performance or overcost not planned in the contracts.

• Manage quality and safety

o In collaboration with HSE, guarantee that all operations are executed in a safe environment with adequate procedures, tools and equipment, by operators having received the necessary trainings and certifications.

o Ensure the right level of quality in accordance with customer and project requirements. Provide the necessary documentation to customer prior to any vehicle final acceptance, or ROS delivery or commercial service.

• Support project leaders on cost performances and estimation, especially on Bids, Variation Orders, implementation of design modification, return of experience, etc… & budget follow up with Finance.

• Develop ‘best in class’ people management

o Manage the staff according to BT standards,

o Recruit the necessary skills to match the projects and future business needs,

o Establish resources synergies with other regions,

o Develop and maintain the operation skills and certification within the team.


• University degree or equivalent through experience,

• Senior experience,

• Experience in Maintenance & Commissioning of complex system is required. Experience in Methods, Operations, HSE is a +.

• Good technical level esp. skills in electrics, electromechanics & electronics,

• Capability to troubleshoot technical issues in a systematic way,

• French fluent / English fluent,

• Excellent communicator, open minded, good negotiator, leadership & team spirit,

• Strong analysis capability,

• High mobility required: 40-50% of the time in customer/depot visit.

All internal employees must inform their line manager before applying.

Why Work for Us?

Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiative. You are encouraged to ask questions and empowered to make decisions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.

We are helping to create a better world.

By making a difference today, we are helping create a better world for future generations. Having pioneered the philosophy of "The Climate is Right for Trains", we demonstrate this rationale by offering vehicles with practically zero emissions.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Your ideas move people.

Job: General Management
Primary Location: FR-NPC-Crespin
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
20.11.2020, 6:12:38 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Job Segment: Maintenance, Manufacturing, Customer Service