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Electrical Vehicle Engineer - distribution & battery (m/f)-TWMA-UKDY01325947


Bombardier Transportation is the number one provider of rail solutions in the world. Our business holds the number one global market position in eight of the ten markets we service. Our product portfolio includes a full range of passenger rail vehicles and we manufacture locomotives, bogies, propulsion and rail control solutions.

At Bombardier, our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we'll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel.

We are always ready to speak to highly skilled and experienced people for our site in Derby, and, we are currently looking to recruit an Electrical Vehicle Engineers - HV/MV/LV, distribution & battery's to join our Vehicle Engineering team.

To find out more about Vehicle Engineering in Bombardier Transportation, check out this interview with one of our Vehicle Engineers in Derby: http://uk.bombardier.com/en/careers/career-development/Meet-the-team/Vehicle-Engineering.html


To technically define, develop and lead the whole of the design for a rolling stock project Option. With full design lifecycle responsibility, from ensuring a complete and correct set of requirements are established to ensuring the developed train architectures, concepts and designs are valid and correctly integrated as to meet the technical requirements in a class leading, competitive and compliant design.

Key Responsibilities and Challenges:

- Project technical lead with responsibility for the developing the whole train design, directing and guiding the project's design team (direct and indirect reports) to ensure valid key technical design decisions are made in a structured and timely manner, that all technical risks are identified and mitigated.

- Ensuring the technical design is fully integrated and the design verified through the design lifecycle against a complete and correct set of technical requirements, using best practice system engineering processes and tools (e.g. Trade Analyses, Interface management, Requirements Management)

- The principal technical interface to the project's; Stakeholders, Engineering Functional Heads and Divisional Leadership team, preparing and reporting technically on the project's progress, issues and risks

- Leading the review of customer technical specifications and legislation in order to establishing the train level requirements and the subsequently development of the principle design architectures and concepts to meet these requirements. Ensuring key decisions regarding architecture, concepts and system technologies solutions are made in a timely manner to ensure bid and project timescales can be achieved.

- Planning and estimating timescales and costs associated with delivery of the scope of work associated with the role. And directly managing the scope of work during bids and projects.


- Master Degree and/or Chartered status (preferred and essential), PhD degree desirable, with significant previous experience.

- Technical domain experience essential, System Integration experience desirable, System Architectural understanding desirable.

- Evidence of having successfully undertaken a significant technically role, leading small team(s) in the development of a new train design, or an area of train design, from concept developed through to delivery

- Experience or sound understanding of defining, structuring and developing a rolling stock concept and design.

- Experience and hands on delivery of the design, analysis, development, testing and delivery of engineering solutions that solve complex requirements.

- Provide cost and schedule estimates on complicated engineering programs.

- Provide technical expertise in vehicle level concept development

- Be able to demonstrate the ability to use this technical knowledge in the support of other departments (engineering, production, procurement, projects) and the development of less experienced engineering personnel.

- Experience of developing and applying a range of system engineering process and tools e.g. DOORS requirements management database

- Experience of working across many different disciplines, with indirect reports to delivery complaint cost effective solutions technical solutions to schedule and budget.

- Working on rolling stock bids desirable

- Experience of converting the customer's explicit and implicit technical and functional requirements into technical/ functional specifications to be used by design teams

We are looking for a talented, ambitious and enthusiastic person to join a highly skilled team. Your team player attitude, ability to make decisions and solve problems, as well planning, organizing and prioritizing work will be highly appreciated.

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.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity

Job: Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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