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performance Technical Engineer

Birmingham, West Midlands,
10/07/2019 (10:46)
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A highly experienced person with a relevant rail experience. The successful candidate must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of modern technical systems, and proven capability in fault finding and electrical and mechanical repairs.

The Fleet Performance Techncial engineer has the responsibility to work at the Depot facility to conduct fault finding and repair of the Rolling Stock reporting the tasks performed. The Fleet Performance Technical engineer reports to the Performance Engineer.


Cross disciplined corrective maintenance tasks.
Fault finding and repair of rolling Stock and spares.
To make use of the Maintenance Management System.
To work on modifications.
Required to work in a cross discipline (mechanical and electrical) environment.
Available to work in shift patterns.
To transfer all significant and needed information to the next work shift staff.
To know and comply with EHS and Quality requirements, procedures and instructions.
To protect themselves and the rest of the employees, to attend the necessary Quality and EHS training.
Adhere to COSHH work procedures
Correct use of PPE
Ensure tools, machinery and other devices in kept in good condition.
To communicate to the superior every incident/accident that happens at workplace.
Issuing new codes to materials, to unify existing part codes and to monitor and identify the actions to improve the data imputation quality in GMAO.

To support the performance engineering department in the product improvement activities (Vehicle performance KPIs; Warranty ECR; Track of material; Modifications)

Behavioural Competencies

Effective communication skills, able to communicate in a multi-national and cultural diverse organization.
Initiative, can work alone to achieve results effectively. Seeks to minimize waste in resources and process.
Team player, works collaboratively and uses influence to gain resolution of issues.
Problem solving, thoroughly assesses every side of a situation before deciding on an appropriate course of action.
Adaptable, able to manage change and remain flexible to individual situations.


NVQ 3 or above in an Engineering related discipline
Health and Safety qualification (i.e. IOSH/ NEBOSH Certification) is desirable


Experience in a Maintenance and repair of plant and equipment
PC literate with the ability to learn new software programmes quickly
Ability to learn new technologies quickly
Proven experience in planning and organising
Experience writing technical reports
Rolling Stock Experience
Experience delivering training
Valid driver’s license


English, Spanish is desirable but not essential

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