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Project Engineer in London, London, United Kingdom

Purpose of the Job

As part of Metro Trains' Engineering department, the responsibility of this post is to provide product

knowledge and support to operations and the customer on electrical or mechanical systems. The systems

engineer will have personal responsibility for the performance of a number of systems in order to maintain

and improve the safety, reliability and availability of the rolling stock and trackside equipment and to

optimise maintenance costs.

Organisational Reporting

The post reports to the Engineering Systems Manager. In addition to reporting through the

organisational structure shown above, the Systems Engineer may report to a Project Manager on a day-today

basis on specific issues.

Responsibilities

  • To achieve acceptable performance in terms of reliability, availability, safety and cost of the systems and

equipment for which he/she is responsible.

  • To manage to closure logged technical issues associated with his/her systems and equipment.
  • To establish, with the co-operation of suppliers, customers and other functions, the root causes of failures

of systems and equipment.

  • In support of QSRW, to undertake technical investigations into safety related incidents ensuring that all

necessary mitigations are put in place pending final resolution.

  • To develop, validate and implement product enhancements that improve the reliability, availability and

safety of their systems and equipment.

  • To produce clear and concise technical documentation in the form of specifications, test procedures,

modification instructions, maintenance and safety instructions and technical reports.

  • To be responsible for and control the technical documentation associated with systems and equipment in

conformance with Company processes, procedures and systems.

  • To provide continued assurance of the compliance of systems and equipment to mandatory standards

and legislative requirements.

  • To work with others to enhance the effectiveness of maintenance processes, including the revision of

Work Instructions where applicable.

  • To monitor the life cycle cost of maintaining the systems for which he/she is responsible and propose

changes to design and/or maintenance processes to maintain and improve the projected costs during the

life of the project.

  • To undertake product and process audits as required to assure the integrity of the fleet and maintenance

processes.

  • To monitor obsolescence of component parts and propose technical solutions to overcome problems

identified.

  • To manage the configuration of key components fitted on the trains.
  • To support the Engineering Systems Manager in liasing with customer organisations.

Educational Requirements

  • First degree in an engineering discipline or HND with relevant experience.
  • 3-5 years' experience in a relevant railway related engineering role.
  • Able to communicate clearly with customers, colleagues, suppliers and senior management.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work to relevant specifications and standards.
  • Ability to produce clear technical documentation.
  • Awareness of quality and safety management processes.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office software.

Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Problem solving. Ability to research technical problems to identify root causes and develop

robust solutions that are right first time.

  • Innovative - develops ideas into solutions.
  • Influencing, Negotiating and Communicating - Produces well-reasoned arguments that are

presented with conviction to achieve desired outcome. Can communicate effectively with staff

at all levels within the organisation.

  • Planning & Organising - Contributes to workload planning and drives to meet planned

objectives. Able to understand business priorities.

  • Self-Motivation - Carries out activities that add value to the job using own initiative.
  • Team player - Supports other members of the engineering team and works with others to achieve business objectives.
  • Flexibility & Adaptability - Actively seeks out new challenges. Has the ability to evaluate

alternative ways of achieving objectives.

  • Thinking Analytically. Consistently analyses and compares methods of working with a view to

achieving best practice.

  • Coaching skills - Able to pass on knowledge and explain reasoning to others.

To apply please send a copy of your up to date cv or call Leonie on <phone number removed> for more information

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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