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Reliability / Performance Engineer

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Reliability / Performance Engineer-TWMA-UKDY01990295


Bombardier Transportation is a global engineering company that’s shaping the evolution of mobility. We have a rich heritage behind us, but it’s our innovative approach that puts us at the forefront of our industry. At the heart of everything are our employees, our customers and our suppliers, with whom mobility truly begins. Join us at our major site in Derby and take pride in working on high quality, leading-edge projects that will drive your career forward.
We are currently looking to recruit a Reliability / Performance Engineer (m/f) in Derby, UK – responsible for ensuring fleet reliability is managed in accordance with the contract and platform.

In order to deliver this requirement, the Reliability / Performance Engineer will be required as part of a team to identify emerging failure trends and as part of the FRACAS Core team will highlight these for escalation based on information / KPI’s derived from the tool, manage Fracas issues through to conclusion to mitigate performance / reliability L.D.’s. This position will also be required to support safe, cost effective, containments and countermeasures to identified product safety and reliability issues; managed by the utilisation of standard Project Management principles.
The Reliability / Performance Engineer will also be expected to manage / support the FRACAS, Information Form Feedback and Fleet check systems that support reliability and sales working closely with Product Introduction / Project Management / Engineering / Quality and RAMS on a daily basis ensuring all issues are understood and managed via a Platform approach thus ensuring cost effective containment and countermeasures.
Management of supplier reliability / performance to include data gathering from the MMS, monthly reporting and quarterly OEM negotiations on all Aventra projects in line with contractual requirements.
Review new contracts and understand / highlight potential risks within the Services scope, ensure Business systems are being deployed in line with project requirements / MPS.
Develop automated reporting via SAP BO as part of ongoing improvement processes.


• Support the project reliability managers to implement containments and counter-measures on identified key reliability failure modes
• Within the defined group of systems, support all aspects of train safety from accurate reporting of safety issues to on time implementation of counter-measures.
• Support improvement projects to reduce service defect costs
• Support Completion Projects managing Performance Regimes
• Support new build projects and bids with past failure data


• Ideally educated to HND / Degree level in an engineering related subject.
• Relevant engineering experience in similar industries (i.e.: public transportation) with some management responsibilities
• Good organizational and project management skills.
• Strong engineering knowledge of traction and rolling stock systems, and traction and rolling stock maintenance policies and practices.
• Understanding of FRACAS process and tools
• Problem solving techniques
• The role drives for change, the prospective employee should be reasonably autonomous in leading cross functional projects and flexible to changing needs of the Bombardier
• Strong communication skills
• Fluent in English

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Posting date: 10/09/2019
Closing date: 10/10/2019
Competitive salary range
Number working hours: 37

Job: Performance and Dynamics
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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