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Lead Independent Design Integrity

Date: Dec 28, 2018

Location: Kingston, ON, CA

Lead Independent Design Integrity-TPRS-CAKI01835758




About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides 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.


Based in Kingston, Ontario, you will be part of the Independent Product Safety (IPS) and Independent Design integrity (IDI) function under the responsibility of the Head of IDI the SYSTEMS Product Family.

You will make technical and/or safety Go/No-Go decisions in the following activities while appointing as required Subject Matter Experts to help him in:

Product (PR-3 to PR-0), Design (CDR, PDR, DDR), Design Gate reviews (DGR3 to DGR6);

Project Gate Reviews (GR-3 to GR-0 and GR1 to GR9);

Critical Item Assessment (CIA);

Independent Product Safety assessments of Safety Bulletins or any Safety issues;

Risks and Opportunities (ROP) technical assessment.

In your role you will:

- Maintain a good working relationship with the bids and project teams and understand the planned activities for the Product Design, Design and Design Gate reviews;
- Challenge and underwrite the technical solutions and the design maturity according to applicable checklists;
- Appoint Subject Matter Expert (SME) as required to ensure the proper level of technical challenges;
- Confirm the closing arguments for technical red open items from reviews with lower Re-use factor of 75%, and under the coordination of the PF Design Quality Assurance, ensure IDI attendance to relevant Reviews;
- Ensure hours for IDI activities are included in the Bid and Project plans in P6;
- Rigorously maintain and update SYSTEMS KPI as needed on regular basis;
- Support as needed and based on his availability the other HIDI and LIDI across Bombardier Transportation (BT) on Design Review mandates;
- Under the responsibility of the HIDI support the SYSTEMS IDI function for Independent Product Safety assessments of Safety Bulletins or any Safety issues;
- Maintain a good working relationship with the project teams and to understand the planned activities for the resolution of safety issues;
- Independently assess Safety issues, mitigations and resolutions;
- Support Product Families in the resolution of safety issues as requested by them;
- Appoint SME to help resolve Safety issues and generate Safety letters to customer as requested;
- Intervene with Customers and/or Authorities as requested;
- Participate as the Engineering Red Team assessor as required;
- Issue the Engineering GR assessment;
- Help resolve Red engineering issues;
- Rigorously maintain and update SYSTEMS KPI as needed on regular basis.


As our ideal candidate:

- You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering;
- You have minimum ten (10) years of experience in SYSTEMS equivalent projects;
- You have fifteen (15) years of relevant experience in the railway industry;
- You possess knowledge of vehicule design, maintenance and homologation;
- You possess ability to identify the critical issues and take ownership of their solution;
- You have knowledge regarding vehicle integration and an ability to understand what is important in vehicle design and integration;
- You have an ability to work on multiple bids and projects at any given time;
- You possess understanding of train operation and operability;
- Your English communication skills are excellent, both written and spoken.

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

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Job: Design
Primary Location: CA-ON-Kingston
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
02.10.2018, 10:42:00 AM

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