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Head of Services Engineering

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Head of Services Engineering-TPRS-UKDY01745417


This is a world of innovation. This is world moving.

As a global leader in rail technology, Bombardier Transportation keeps millions of people moving every day. We never stand still. And if you join us, neither will you. If progress excites you, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to learn and grow here. Whether you’re championing new ways of working, exploring new technologies or sharing knowledge with colleagues across countries and cultures, you can shape your own way ahead. And, as you help us to create faster, safer, greener journeys, you’ll help millions of people to go further too.

We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Services Engineering in the UK

About the role:

The Head of Services Engineering will lead a global team (>300FTE) of Services Engineers to support the business strategy.

- Integration and harmonisation of workload and objectives of the different teams in different locations will be a primary short term focus to create scalability and exchangeability of capacity and capabilities on a global scale.

- The role is accountable for operational delivery, managing and adjusting the Services engineering capacity and capabilities in support of longer term strategic direction.

- This role will work closely with the Product Family business lead and with the Regional Services execution leaders and Ecosystem Sales leaders to understand, influence and execute the Services growth Strategy.

- This is a core member of the Product Family leadership team, driving a dynamic inspiring culture of constant development and transformation in line with the business objectives and in line with the BT transformation process.

- The role requires solid business acumen and strategic thinking combined with result driven operational leadership and inspirational people management in 360°.



• Engineering qualifications in electro/mechanic ideally, with Masters Level preferred

• Business qualifications required

Relevant experience required:

• Extensive experience in complex transformation projects
• Working experience in software platforming and development track record
• Proven experience of leading global large scale teams
• Rail/services experience preferred

Person specification:

• Strong and confident leadership capability, able to motivate others, and further develop performing teams, fostering team work
• Champion of and ambassador for change

• Robust, resilient, results-driven and able to set clear goals, establish priorities and work effectively across several different facets under pressure; Agile, able to respond to and shape a constantly changing, demanding environment
• Assertive character with an ability to create strong support and alliances cross-functionally
• Able to create a culture of cross-service and cross-location collaboration
• Effective communicator within senior executive team frameworks across different locations and cultures

About us

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology, offering the broadest portfolio in the industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling, and provide complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver we continuously break new ground in sustainable mobility, and our integrated solutions create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. And, headquartered in Berlin, Germany, we employ around 39,850 people, with products and services operating 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: General Management
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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