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Senior Project Maintenance Engineer

Date: Nov 28, 2020

Location: Vado Ligure, LIG, IT

Senior Project Maintenance Engineer-TCCO-ITVL02377109


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 Senior Project Maintenance Engineer based at our site in Vado-Ligure, Italy.


The Senior Maintenance Engineer is part of SLE (Services Locomotive Europe) organization. The mission of Maintenance Engineering is to support the local Field Maintenance Engineers on Corrective & Preventive Maintenance which are related to maintenance projects on fleets of railway vehicles. The activities start from the delivery of the fleet over its whole life-time (including the feedback loop to new design). Field Maintenance Engineering supports product lines Fleet Maintenance (FM), with main focus on TRAXX fleets, but not only.


• Have a complete understanding of the maintenance regime of rolling stock fleets;
• Collect and appraise in-service field data (failure data and all other maintenance related data, within several FM projects) in accordance with BT procedures and tools;
• Ensure maintenance labour and material cost related data (the “actual”) are collected in a correct way and immediately available to PM and Procurement;
• Provide verified and consistent RAM&LCC information (raw and elaborated data) to Fleet Engineering for the study of opportunities and the preparation of new FM offers/bids;
• Proactively contribute to achieve and keep contractual RAM&LCC performances all over the contract duration;
• Support the local teams on the MMS setup (Maximo), operation and troubleshooting also sharing information coming from other BT organizations;
• Act as a FRACAS facilitator in the FM Projects’ Core Teams;
• Monitor that, within data collection and technical support, the vehicles configuration is properly managed;
• Support all the engineering work related to the projects (in case of technical issues related to the FM corrective and preventive);
• Identify and close limitations of fleet or product improvements (if dictated by unsatisfactory RAM behavior in service) by addressing issues to the proper function (Product Division, SER Operations, PM etc.) and following their solution and implementation;
• Provide systematic inputs on operation performance improvement, Life Cycle Cost management and technical clearance;
• Provide technical support and expertise to Procurement on spares, services and facilities, including support to external Suppliers when required;
• Actively work to optimize the maintenance plan, on the basis of field experience collected by all countries/projects;
• Interact with Fleet Engineering, Services Division, BT at any level, as part of the organization (e.g. for workshops, trainings, expertise networking, exchange of best practices);
• Liaise with the wider BT engineering community in order to collect RAM&LCC benchmark figures relevant to any new opportunity/bid/offer/project;
• Support the local teams in the preparation, submission and negotiation of FM offers/bids to the Customer (especially for what concerns maintenance regime/plan and RAM&LCC performances);
• Proactively act to define and manage any BT interdivisional agreement concerning the share of responsibilities amongst other BT Divisions during the joint execution of new vehicles and FM supply;
• Support local teams in the preparation and discussion with other Functions, at Country/Region/Group level, all the necessary documents required by BT Bid Governance;
• Be responsible to obtain and share the required documentation to prepare offers (FM bids/offers), liaising directly with Product family and Product engineering, and to manage the delivery of Services useful data to the local Bid team.

BT = Bombardier Transportation
FRACAS = Failure Report Analysis and Corrective Action System
MMS = Maintenance Management System (e.g. MAXIMO)
RAM&LCC = Reliability, Availability, Maintainability & Life Cycle Cost


• Education required: graduated in mechanical/electrical/electronic/aerospace engineering or equivalent;
• Senior relevant experience in a similar role, ideally in railway industry. Knowledge of railway field would be highly valuable;
• Is required experience with industrial engineering, maintenance projects or vehicles fleet management and all related aspects (e.g. customer requirements handling, support to manufacturing and operations, interface with other departments and Customer, offers preparation);
• Capability to coordinate a large number of stakeholders;
• Ability to work independently on complex tasks in interdisciplinary and international teams located in different sites, as well as to drive internal/external resources;
• Everything which is mentioned at “Responsibilities” is preferred, but not mandatory;
• RAM&LCC (preferred, not mandatory);
• Technical Documentation (preferred, not mandatory);
• Other skills required: flexibility, ability to work under stressing conditions, good analytical skills, problem solving: the candidate has to identify and resolve complex technical issues;
• Language skills: Advanced/business fluent level of English and Italian is required. German would be a plus, but is not required.



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.


Job: Administrative Services
Primary Location: IT-LIG-Vado Ligure
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting:
30.10.2020, 7:39:06 AM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

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