Are you an Engineering Manager looking for a long term contract, experienced in Rail vehicle engineering, design and manufacture who has the ability to lead and mentor a team whilst also contributing to commercial activities of a global consultancy?
Ford & Stanley - the Rail Recruitment Specialists are working with a large global consultancy who have established themselves as a new player in the UK Rail Industry. They are looking for an Engineering Manager who has a comprehensive knowledge of the entire lifecycle of rolling stock design and manufacturing, especially working on Light Rail Vehicles and High Speed Trains. You must also be able to work to and advise on industry legislation and standards relating to rail vehicle design, whist taking a systems engineering approach to major projects.
You will also have a good commercial understanding and be willing to work with closely with the business development team on strategic bids for packages of work. Building good customer relationships and working collaboratively will be vital to maximising follow-on work from current clients.
As a technical manager you will need to be a strong communicator and be adept in conflict resolution. You will be required to help grow and develop your team and will need to support with the recruitment, leading and mentoring of key members.
A 12 month initial contract that would suit someone with the above abilities along with an experience of rail vehicles, interface management, requirements engineering, safety assurance and validation & verification.