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Technical Project Manager (m/f)-TRCS-UKPH01286729


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, and, we are currently looking to recruit a Technical Project Manager to join our team in Plymouth.


As Technical Project Manager, you will manage the development of safety-critical audio frequency electronics products. You will be responsible for resource planning, schedules, technical decisions, cooperation with the project manager, customer interface and investigation of technical issues. You will be responsible for internal communication, organization, overall knowledge of the system and solution and critically involved in the bid phase.

Key Responsibilities and Challenges:

- Make system and product design decisions based on input from Product Manager, Project Engineer and Project Team. You are responsible for the development scope within the project and act within the boundaries of the Project Plan with the full power to deliver the defined scope of the project on time and within the budget

- Carry the leadership of product development while overseeing development activities within the project

- Lead the Project Team members to successful completion of assigned tasks with the required quality within schedule and allocated budget

- Ensure sufficient financial, reporting governance, appropriate mitigation of all risks and capturing of opportunities

- Co-ordinate requirements capture between engineering and customers to ensure the full scope of technical and approval requirements

- Maintain project schedule and report progress to Project Manager and Management Team

- Ensure that the verification, validation, field tests and approval activities are planned and executed to meet customer, legal and Bombardier internal requirements

- Ensure that technical documentation is completed with high quality and formally released

- Responsible for the Engineering delivery and engineering interface with internal functions and external clients, partners and suppliers.


Qualifications: Bachelor's or higher education in Engineering; Chartered status (preferred but not essential).

Relevant previous experience (project management combined with strong technical background). Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience of leading projects in a matrix-style organization

Experience of working on high-reliability and safety products

Possess an active commercial awareness and knowledge of our business functions and their interactions with the sub functions across disciplines

Able to take personal responsibility for managing product introduction into the market from an engineering perspective

Have an excellent understanding of technical and commercial constraints, and the ability to adapt plans and priorities to produce innovative solutions to operational challenges

A driven and proactive individual with excellent time management skills

Demonstrates a strong communication, diplomacy and leadership skills to influence others with professionalism

Willing to travel internationally for short periods (up to one week per month on average)

Must be fluent in English - both spoken and written

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

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