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General Manager

Location: London, ENG, GB

General Manager-TWMA-UKLD01999522


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 General Manager based in one of our depos in London- Wimbledon, United Kingdom


Being part of the Services Execution UK function management team, the General Manager is the "Primary Project Interface" to the Core Team / Customer's Operations team(s) and Core Team/Project lead. Responsible for:

- The 'day to day' delivery of the Contractual Obligations to the Customer.

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The Leadership and Direction of the Project team(s)

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Project strategy leader and Key Customer Lead

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This will involve ensuring the successful supply and delivery of Materials and Technical Support to the Customer within budget to meet the end customer needs.

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Working to ensure consistent application of procedures and financial controls and budgets, providing regular reports (KPI’s) for onsite activities.

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Ensuring that Customer / Supplier relations, communication and performance are maximised, both internally and externally, whilst ensuring the delivery of risks and opportunities / PCP's to enhance BT's margin and positioning with the Customer.

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All to be undertaken whilst maintaining Compliance with Quality and Safety Standards.


Material Cost Variance Analysis and reporting using the Material TAC model and associated KPI's and reports. Ensuring all material spend is approved in accordance with the Delegated Authority process agreed (PO approvals).

Continuous Improvement & maintenance of an accurate CBOM (Using standard format where appropriate) to drive material forecasting, planning & logistics. Whilst reviewing opportunities to drive business growth

Site Management - Responsible for Bombardier site and staff management, Quality, Health and Safety processes in order to achieve and maintain a safe and efficient working environment.

Managing the customer(s) interface on a day to day basis ensuring delivery to contract requirements and driving customer satisfaction.

Provide appropriate Project Performance Reporting at Project Reviews, Customer(s) Reviews and Governance Meetings (MOR's, QPR's, Critical Project Reviews) utilising appropriate tools e.g. TAC Model & SAP reports

- The Leadership and Direction of the on site team and functions including Managing Individual Performance & Development, Succession Planning using the BT tools (PMP, Talentserv)



University degree in a Business Administration or a Commercial degree with technical background

Previous experience in a relevant role, ideally in transportation industry (railway, automotive, aerospace etc.) or a similar technical/engineering industry

Experience of project and operational management incorporating: Best Practice, Total Quality Management, Continuous Improvement, Lean Management, Six Sigma, 8D analysis and ISO 9001 processes

Strong Contract and Commercial knowledge

Language skills: English at advanced/business fluent level is mandatory


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 suitably 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

Posting date: 23.07.2019

Closing date: 22.07.2019

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 37

Job: General Management
Primary Location: GB-ENG-London
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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