Weights Management Engineer (Derby)


Ford & Stanley Interim - The Rail Recruitment Experts are seeking a Weights Management Engineer to focus on supporting our customers change control activities in the Mass Properties Department for a global Rail organisation based in Derby.

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Contract Length

12 months+

Please note

Our client will also consider a permanent appointment. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Support the customer in change control activities of Mass Properties Department.
  • Assist in carrying out Mass Properties Calculation and Vehicle Weight Optimization including the Test & Validation, Weighing of the train.
  • Support in the assessment of problem reports and change requests created in PDM metaphase from design and configuration point of view.
  • Prepare work packages to execute the change based on decisions made with the customer.
  • Co-ordinate with the team for task execution.
  • Ensuring all stakeholders are aware and agreed on the scope of changes.

The Candidate

  • Bachelor of Engineering / Technology (B.E. / B. Tech: equivalent to BS/ Diploma) in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5-8 years of experience in Hand Calculations.
  • Hands-on experience in handling the Weights Management task, including preparation of various reports, testing, weighing of the train.
  • Be able to work independently, in reviewing the CDRLs related to Weights department.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel, Catia, PDM, and VPM is required.
  • A desire for continuous education and training effort.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels within and outside of the engineering organization.


Sector: Rail


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