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Bombardier | Derby, Connecticut
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Project Safety and Reliability Engineer (m/f)-TWMA-UKDY01379992


With 61 production and engineering sites and 18 service centres in 28 countries, Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in the rail industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from complete trains to sub-systems, maintenance services, system integration and signalling. Our installed base of rolling stock exceeds 100,000 rail cars and locomotives worldwide. Our 39,400 employees continue a proud tradition of delivering ingenious rail transportation solutions.

Bombardier's Litchurch Lane factory is the UK's leading and longest-standing train manufacturing site, founded in 1876 by the Midland Railway, is recognized as the most efficient train factory and a global centre of excellence in aluminium train technology in Bombardier's global network, forming an integrated works where trains are designed as well as assembled. The trains being delivered from the Derby manufacturing facility have recorded world record breaking reliability statistics.

Your role

Currently the team is working on high-profile projects such as rolling stock for the new Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) for Transport for London, LOTrain for London Overground and the East Anglia project for Abellio. With exciting bids and projects coming on-stream in 2017, there has never been a better time to join Bombardier.

The primary purpose of this role is the conducting of analysis to enable the reliability and safety assurance for UK projects such that Bombardier's metro and mainline trains present acceptable levels of safety and reliability

The role is to ensure that safety and reliability is managed during project phases up until the point of service introduction of the product following approval by the respective approval authorities.

The role requires the conducting of product safety and reliability management activities undertaken to ensure that, within timescale and budget constraints, products are demonstrably reliable and safe by design and build, and that all necessary customer and regulatory body safety/reliability related endorsements are obtained for passenger service operation.

Your tasks

- Maintenance of a detailed robust plan and budget for the work undertaken
- Performance of reliability and safety assessment activities associated with the defined role to achieve the timely substantiation of the designs to enable them to enter passenger service.
- Support the development and production of National or European standards and processes for the management of reliability and safety to ensure that the future development of Company objectives and activities are appropriately aligned and acceptable.
- Provide a source of expertise and advice to other members of the Product Safety and Reliability Dept. and the project in relation to project safety and reliability matters


- Technical domain experience essential, System Integration experience essential, System Architectural understanding essential.
- An in depth knowledge and experience of fault analysis techniques, processes and tools.
- Significant 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.
- 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.
- Knowledge of safety approval processes and regulatory requirements and a experience of delivering against these.
- Has sound understanding of concepts and procedures in product reliability and a good knowledge in related disciplines, including for instance:
CSM and UK Health and Safety Regulations, Requirements definition, Supplier Contract Arrangements, Vehicle Operational and Maintenance Regimes, Vehicle Maintenance Schedule, Functional FMEA, HSE Guidance - R2P2, reliability centred maintenance (RCM) - prognostics and diagnostics, historical concepts for compliance with safety and reliability requirements, hazard logs/records, Compatibility Assessment (GMRT/8270), Product Liability, Process for Authorisation of Trains into Service inc. DV29, penalty modelling and contractual reliability regimes, requirements management tools and process (DOORS), SIL Assessment, Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA), reliability growth modelling - including Duane Modelling, fault tree analysis (FTA) methodologies and tools inc. dependent failures and human reliability, Fault Reporting And Corrective Action Systems (FRACAS) techniques, tools and processes, fault condition testing, vehicle safety inspection regime, HAZOPII (Product, Operation and Maintenance), HAZOPI, Failure Modes and Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA), electrical schematics, Goal Structured Notation, reliability testing - including rig, endurance and highly accelerated testing (HALT/HAST), Goal Structured Notation (GSN)
- Rail experience desirable.

Job: Health and Safety Engineer
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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