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Mass Engineer (m/f)-TWMA-UKDY01335382


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 a Mass Properties Engineer to join our Vehicle Engineering team.

To find out more about Vehicle Engineering in Bombardier Transportation, check out our presentation at http://www.slideshare.net/BombardierRail/vehicle-engineering


The primary purpose of this role is to provide specialist mass properties services to UK projects, bids and R&D activities such that the product:

- is designed and built to defined mass properties requirements, and;

- is demonstrably compliant with contractual and legal requirements.

The role is to ensure that mass properties are managed throughout the design of the product and to achieve acceptance by the client through technical assessment, working with suppliers, customers and regulatory authorities.

Key Responsibilities and Challenges:

- Undertake estimates/calculations during bid and concept phase. Create, develop & maintain mass properties databases using existing MS Excel templates and/or the BT M3 Tool. Create reports & KPIs. Derive & continuously monitor "limit" mass property values for use in structural, dynamics & performance calculations.

- Establish vehicle mass properties requirements and satisfaction arguments in BT DOORS database. Control distribution of target weights to assure compliance with vehicle requirements. Coordinate mass reduction activities as required to achieve requirements and alignment with BT Platform strategy.

- Organize/chair weight control meetings at project & system level. Attend design reviews. Create & maintain a Weight Management Plan to continuously monitor the status of targets and deliverables. Progress chase deliverables (suppliers' mass reports, FAI weights etc.). Assist in-house preparation of subsystem mass reports. Arrange on-site weighing of major assemblies & vehicles as required.

- Write mass type test specifications. Conduct fitness to test inspections and ballast calculations in support of test programme. Analyze vehicle weighing results. Write mass type test report. Perform Route Availability Calculations.


Qualifications: Degree in Mechanical Engineering; Chartered status (preferred but not essential).

Significant experience and hands on delivery of the design, analysis, development, testing and delivery of engineering solutions that solve complex requirements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Must be familiar with Microsoft Office & CATIA.

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.

It would also be an advantage if you have:

- Knowledge of Visual Basic programming desirable

- Rail experience and/ or knowledge

Computer Skills: Experienced user of standard MS Office applications including Microsoft Word and Excel at an Intermediate/Advanced level.

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: Customer Support
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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