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Head of CoE Operability Interfaces & Infrastructure

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Head of CoE Operability Interfaces & Infrastructure-TPRS-UKDY01839541


We are looking to recruit a Head of CoE Operability Interfaces & Infrastructure for our Global Vehicle Operability Center of Expertise team

- Incumbent can be located in any of these locations: Derby UK, Crespin FR, Hennigsdorf DE, St Bruno CA -

Your role
Accountable for the CoE technical domain and the lead of the CoE global expert network, the assurance of capacity and capability within the CoE and the successful and efficient execution of the work in all projects across all product families and sites in the technical domain.
Within the technical domain, roles and mandates are aligned with the company’s focus on driving standardization and convergence across Product Families, business competitiveness and differentiation with proven and innovative solutions providing high customer values with low risks and costs across the entire value chain.

Your responsibilities
• Develop capability of infrastructure interfaces and performance compatibility - specification and compliance
• Receive trainings from Systems Integration and Vehicle Performance & Safety Functions
• Work with Systems Integration to develop a comprehensive scope detailed in the Operability process
• Support the development of generic interface scopes and KAL (of Platforms and PFs)
• Harmonise performance management processes with Vehicle Subsystem Performance function
• Support development of generic Platform/PF requirements, satisfaction arguments and V&V compliance


• Solid engineering experience in infrastructure interfaces and performance compatibility
• Structured, driven and process-oriented person able to lead a team of experts/specialists
• Budget, project and resource planning experience
• Very good understanding of engineering processes and tools
• Experience on mechanical/electrical design areas
• Very good working experience in an international environment
• Excellent leadership skills
• Visionary thinking and able to implement strategy initiatives in his domain of expertise
• Understand interface and impact with other technical domains
• Have detailed knowledge of train/vehicle operation tasks and performance. This shall include a detailed understanding of safety and reliability tasks (manual interventions arising from degraded and emergency conditions.
• Understand the structured approach and details for product operational validation and demonstration of compliance. Additionally, understand track access and, crew provisions needed to support the validation programme

Posting Date: 09.11.2018

Ending Date: 07.12.2018

Working Hours: 37

Competitive Salary Range

Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Other Locations:IN-TL-Hyderabad, DE-BR-Hennigsdorf, CA-QC-St. Bruno, FR-NPC-Crespin
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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