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Product development Project Manager

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Product development Project Manager-TPRS-UKDY02083227


Product development Project Manager

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.

We are currently looking to recruit a Product development Project Manager based in Derby, United Kingdom.

The Product Development Manager (PDM), has direct responsibility for ensuring the delivery of the specific product development (project) translated into an associated set of cross functional activities, that are in turn, delivered in accordance with the requisite quality, time and cost parameters (QTC) from BID to NTP until Gate 7.


• Ensure for product development activities that they are in line with the product concept requirements and the project-specific requirements;

• Translate the Product Family requirements into product development deliverables, articulating the associated data necessary to define schedule of activities, resources and budgets requirements;

• Ensure the Product Family optimizes reuse opportunities in accordance with the Product Family roadmap and convergence in conjunction with the Product Family Manager & Product Family Chief Engineer;

• Ensure that all bids and projects are in line with the appropriate gates and that any deviations identified at gates are closed in a timely manner so as not to impact the overall schedule;

• Identify and secure all necessary resources and capabilities needed to deliver the work packages according to the product development schedule for all phases;

• Meticulously ensure that the critical process aspects of the product development team are routinely applied for change management, config management, management of risk, management of opportunity, management of design and for gate reviews;

• Represent the product family at the various product and project governance meetings, including PF reviews, engineering technical reviews, project reviews, applicable SMB document reviews and customer meetings as applicable;

• Diligently ensure that all engineering activity needs for all phases (off-cycle, bids, pre-NTP, projects & initiatives) are collected and accurately represented in P6, six months in advance of the requirement;

• Manage all Risks and Opportunities, identified through the various stages of product development, ensuring all risks are mitigated in accordance with expected parameters;

• Set a clear vision, supported by the necessary delivery framework, to galvanize the teams in the delivery of the Product Families objectives;

• Build and maintain effective working relationships with key partners across the business, with particular emphasis on key relationships within the Product Family Core Team, the broader PFPDM community & product development team.


· Degree in Engineering;

· 5 years relevant experience in the railway industry is essential;

· Experience in interpreting project (or concept) contractual requirements;

· Experience of managing the product engineering risk lifecycle;

· English fluent (other languages are an advantage).

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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 qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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.

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Posting date: 24/07/2019

Closing date: 23/08/2019

Competitive salary range

Number working hours: 37

Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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