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Project Quality Lead

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Project Quality Lead-TGQU-UKDY01912428


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 Project Quality Lead.

The Project Quality Lead is the quality representative in the Services Project Core Teams. In this role, the PQL representative drives cross functional improvements in the use of the Business Management System and assures that all processes related to delivery of the product and service meet customer requirements, using lean and problem-solving techniques to implement sustainable improvements where necessary.

Key responsibilities and challenges:

• Lead the quality planning, quality reviews, quality performance and quality records of contracts in cooperation with the Bid / Project Director;

• Coordinate all project quality related activities with the various functions (Project Management, Procurement, Engineering, Operations etc.) And ensure that they assume full accountability for the quality of their allocated work packages;

• Agree with the customer the acceptance criteria, clearly communicates these to all involved functions and assures the presence of related quality deliverables at the project gates / customer reviews and liaise with external parties on matters relating to quality;

• Mandated to reject or block, any non-conforming deliverables (e.g. Products, documents) which could create safety or relevant quality problems from being released. Ensures that all relevant processes needed for the integrated management system are established, implemented and maintained in the project;

• Manages the deployment of the Project Quality Management Plan (PQMP) in order to achieve the expected results and the project’s strategic goals and provides feedback and input to improve the deployment and strategy;

• Enhances the project’s technological risk management effectiveness by deploying APQP tools and methods (e.g. FMEA, Critical Item Assessment etc.);

• Assures facilitation of special tools and methods in the APQP context (e.g. FMEA);

• Reviews and reports to the Project Core Team progress and execution quality against the agreed upon requirements and acceptance criteria;

• Performs process audits at any organizational part of the project and reviews all quality related information and requests, agrees and monitors corrective action plans.


• 5-10 years’ experience in a relevant role;

• Cross-functional experience either in Bids, Quality, Contracts & Legal, Procurement, Engineering or Operations;

• Strong working knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP);

• Ability to facilitate an FMEA (Systems, Design, Process) desirable;

• Root cause analysis expert (on tools or techniques like 8D, Kepner Tragoe…) desirable.

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

About Bombardier Transportation

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, 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.

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 37

Job: Quality Manager
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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