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Shift Production Manager

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Old Oak Common, London, GB

Shift Production Manager-TWMA-UKLD01937676


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.

We are currently looking to recruit a Shift Production Manager for our Maintenance depot Facility in London, United Kingdom, that will work on the Elizabeth Line Project

About the role:

The Shift Production Manager is responsible for the day to day operation of the project with the aim of leading and developing a positive culture and working environment that drives attitudes and behaviours to support and continuously develop the overall project strategy for improvements to Safety, Quality Cost and Delivery, ensuring the Units are maintained in compliance with the maintenance plan, manuals and in a safe and efficient manner and providing Rail for London with a world class passenger service operations.


Maintenance Services

- Responsible for delivering the maintenance of each Unit, Vehicle and Equipment in accordance with the Maintenance Plan, Manuals, maintenance procedures and general requirements of the Maintenance Services
- Ensure all repairs are undertaken in accordance with the relevant Manuals and the Maintenance Plan
- Ensure all fault finding has been undertaken with a high degree of due diligence to mitigate any repeat occurrence of the fault
- Undertake any Additional Services to a Unit, such as damage and vandalism

Off Site Maintenance Plan

- Responsible for the Maintenance Services during initial fleet introduction and those Units being delivered to Old Oak Common Depot for the subsequent stages of fleet introduction

Depot Operations Plan

- Ensure the safe and efficient operation of Old Oak Common Depot complies with the Depot Operations Plan with respect to:

1. All safety critical arrangements are in place to safeguard staff
2. Train movements by Bombardier staff on the depot complies with the Depot Unit Movement Management Plan and depot protection arrangements
3. Responsible for fault and incident reporting for related incidents, near misses and accidents at either Old Oak Common or the Outstations

Depot Safety Management System

- Responsible for the health and safety of the Production activities ensuring all risks are controlled to ensure a safe working environment for all staff and contractors
- The risks to be controlled include workplace risks, plant & equipment use, noise, pressure equipment, slips & trips, working at height, workplace transport, workers risks, harmful substances, manual handling, personal protective equipment, vibration and confined spaces. Other risks to control include control of contractors and change management


- Develop strong relationships with the Project Team departments in delivering all management plans
- Provide strong team leadership through supporting the team, maintain effective working relationships, provide constructive feedback to team members and keep all staff informed through briefs, toolbox talks and appraisals



- Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Degree or working towards membership of an approved institute
- Experience of managing in a production environment, ideally within the Rail industry although not essential
- Understand technical and professional aspects of traction and rolling stock maintenance and compliance with industry standards
- People management, negotiation and disciplinary skills
- Experience in using problem solving techniques to investigate technical faults
- Ability to lead, coach & motivate a team to achieve individual & departmental development
- Strong flexibility and communication

Why Work for us?

Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiative. You are encouraged to ask questions and empowered to make decisions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.

We are helping create a better world.

ECO4 - the formula for energy-saving performance.

By making a difference today, we are helping create a better world for future generations. Having pioneered the philosophy of "The Climate is Right for Trains", we demonstrate this rationale by offering vehicles with practically zero emissions that are almost fully recyclable.

Are you interested in starting an exciting career at Bombardier Transportation? If so, apply now at and start your dynamic career today!

Your ideas move people.

Posting date: 12.02.2019

Closing date: 14.03.2019

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 40

Job: Production Management
Primary Location: GB-ENG-London - Old Oak Common
Other Locations:GB-ENG-London - Ilford
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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