Technical Services Manager

London, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Services Manager

Slade Green

Working between London Bridge, Slade Green and Ramsgate

£55,000-£60,000 + Free rail travel and an excellent rail pension.

A fantastic opportunity to join a country leader to manage and lead a technical service team to prepare for the future of rolling stock performance and reliability!

The Company

A customer focused company operating one of the busiest networks in the country, including the UK's first domestic high-speed service.

Getting better year on year the focus is on investing in improving the rolling stock on all operating routes in London and down to the Southeast.

The Role

Leading and managing a technical services department to provide a high quality support service to manage fleet safety risks, performance analytics, reliability and maintainability. Working to continually improve the rolling stock and deliver the fleet strategy.

Managing 4 direct reports including a technical development manager, technical support manager, technical performance manager, technical services administrator and also the rest of the technical services department which is currently around 14 incumbents.

Accountable for providing and continually improving rolling stock maintenance schedule. Analysing and reporting risks. Identifying performance trends and improving the fleet in line with technical objectives and upgrades.

The role is advertised as Slade Green depot, but you may spend a couple of days at London Bridge and around 1 day at Ramsgate too.

The Person

You need to have extensive experience in managing a technical team, ideally within rolling stock or similar.

You must understand performance, reliability, maintainability and risk.

You must be capable of analysing data trends and conducting technical investigations.

Adept at developing and maintaining maintenance plans and procedures.

Accountable for ensuring all vehicles are operating with a fully approved engineering acceptance certification.

Experience Required

Technical management

Team management

Rolling stock or similar transferrable background

Chartership or working towards an engineering chartership

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