Strategic Heavy Maintenance Project Manager

Job Details
  • 3560 Arriva TrainCare
  • Crewe
  • Contract
  • Competitive salary, along with fantastic benefits

Strategic Heavy Maintenance Manager – 12-month fixed term contract

Arriva TrainCare provides Light and Heavy Train Maintenance services to the railway industry from its five strategically located maintenance depots. The successful, rapidly evolving organisation is going through a massive transformation at real pace, with a strong order book for 2020 and beyond.

As the Strategic Heavy Maintenance Manager, you’ll be accountable for the successful facilitation of invitation to tender (ITT) bids (from an operational perspective), mobilisation, deployment and commercial delivery of all heavy maintenance projects predominantly at our Crewe depot, including classified repair, overhaul and refurbishment projects.

You’ll manage the Heavy Maintenance team, including line managing project managers, to ensure all projects are delivered on-time, ensuring all tooling and materials and production programmes are in place to support this. You’ll also support new and existing projects at other ATC sites, particularly at bid and mobilisation stages.

PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Deutsche Bahn Group / Arriva TrainCare website, where you will be required to complete an online application form.

As the Strategic Heavy Maintenance Manager what will I receive in return?

You’ll receive a competitive salary, along with fantastic benefits which include: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension, healthcare and life cover, Arriva Travel Pass, Cycle to Work scheme and Arriva Village retailer discount scheme.

You’ll be based from our depot in Crewe with some support occasionally required at other ATC sites. You’ll be employed on a 12-month fixed term contract, working 37.5 hrs per week Monday to Friday.

What will I need to be considered for this Strategic Heavy Maintenance Manager?

  • A professional qualification in Engineering
  • Extensive background in mechanical and electrical engineering, ideally gained within rolling stock
  • Previous experience, involvement and understanding of rail vehicle heavy maintenance activities
  • Proven project management experience
  • Ability to lead a team of people and interface with Executive / Director level
  • Understanding of H&SE standards and requirements, and ROSCO / TOC / FOC relationships
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and SAP  
  • A full, valid driving licence and willingness to travel to other sites as required

More about us:

Arriva TrainCare is part of Arriva, which is part of the Deutsche Bahn group, one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing over 55,900 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 15 European countries every year. You’ll be part of a professional team with these core behaviours at heart;

  • One Arriva - We work as one team, ‘together we are Arriva’;
  • Great customer experience - We keep our customers happy every day;
  • Doing the right thing - We look after our customers, colleagues and the environment, and always put safety first;
  • Thinking beyond - We are curious and inspired to think beyond today for an even bigger and better Arriva tomorrow.

Arriva is committed to diversity, if you’re good and meet the essential criteria outlined above, you’re welcome. Please include a cover letter upon submitting your CV for this Strategic Heavy Maintenance Manager vacancy.

PLEASE NOTE: By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the Deutsche Bahn Group / Arriva TrainCare website, where you will be required to complete an online application form.

All applications for this Strategic Heavy Maintenance Project Manager vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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