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Chief Engineer (m/f/d)

Date: Mar 9, 2019

Location: Hennigsdorf, BR, DE

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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 Chief Engineer (m/f/d)

About the role:

As a Chief Engineer, you will lead the development of the product concept and design as well as the validation of possible solutions (variants) in line with the product concept requirements for a specific product family to increase product readiness for bids for selected markets.

You will be responsible to oversee product delivery and product support and continuously ensure the fulfilment of technical standards and market as well as customer requirements of the products while adhering to the overall product concept within the product family to ensure competitiveness and profitability of bids based on the product family.


- Manage the development of the product concept and design ensuring that holistic lifecycle requirements are integrated into the product configuration (e.g. Testing, RAM/LCC, DF02, Building block requirements, Design for X, Homologation) within a specific product family.

- Manage the product concept baseline of the product family.

- Manage the as-design configuration and its interfaces and is responsible for the design integrity for the product concept.

- Ensure that market requirements are translated into technical product specifications and technical standards are fulfilled to control and manage costs and time to market.

- Develop and manages transversal building blocks of the product family and manage the integration of the sub-system building blocks into the product concept.

- Implement innovations coming from the product family manager into product concept

- Ensure the delivery of all technical product inputs into bids for product proposals within the product family through leading the engineering Core Team of the product development.

- Validate technical solutions of product variants (based on customer requirements) in line with the product concept requirements of the product family.

- Steer the Vehicle Architects in the project execution.

- Approve and control the technical changes to the product applications (variants within the family).


- Engineering degree in mechanical, electrical, software or functional engineering
- Over 10 years of experience in railway industry preferably
- Experience in Product development from bid to product introduction (through all project delivery phases)
- Engineering experience in System Engineering, Concept Design and Architecture, Requirement Management, Functional Analysis, Physical Integration, Testing and Commissioning
- Experience in leading a team is a plus
- Customer orientation, problem solving, making decision, drive for results
- Resilience, agility
- International experience, ability to adjust to cultural differences;
- Willingness to travel for business purposes;
- Fluency in English and German

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.

Job: Project/Program Management
Primary Location: DE-BR-Hennigsdorf
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
10.01.2019, 10:48:09 AM

Unposting Date
10.04.2019, 4:59:00 PM

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