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Electronics Engineering Manager

Employer
Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK
Location
Melksham, Wiltshire
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
20 Jun 2021
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Electronics Engineering Manager

Based in Melksham

Permanent and full-time

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK is a member of the global Knorr-Bremse Group, a world leader in braking and sub-systems for rail vehicles. Operating from four facilities in the UK, and with outstanding rail engineering, manufacturing, overhaul and repair ability, Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK has the capability and capacity to support both train builders and operators.

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK offer, and provide full life support for, the entire portfolio of Knorr-Bremse Cross-Connected rail systems technology, including braking, climate control/HVAC, entrance, power electrics, adhesion, sanitary and integrated digital control and monitoring technology.

Job Description:

Purpose of position: Direct manager of the Electronics team working closely with the other Engineering Managers and reporting to Head of Engineering

Training / education:

Degree level in Electronics/Mechatronics engineering/ or 10+ years experience

Professional experience and / or qualifications:

Recent role with a minimum of 5 year experience as an Engineering Manager.

The individual must have experience of working within a formal Electronics product development lifecycle and have lead a multidisciplined development team of size greater than 10

Additional skills and requirements (IT, languages, extensive travel, Etc.):

• Proficient at using appropriate IT.

• Proficient with planning and reporting tools

• Able to travel domestically and abroad as the job dictates.

Indicative main responsibilities / duties:

• Lead the Electronics Engineering team to deliver objectives and commitments to rail industry standards(EN50155,50129 etc)

• To develop the team in using latest techniques and technology to reduce project costs and increase product reliability

• Experienced in Full system ’V’ lifecycle development

• Deep understanding of requirements management

• Proficient in Planning and Reporting

• Electronics input to Bids and Proposal Generation

• To define and control expenditure within the Electronics Engineering team against an agreed budget.

• To define(future) and control (current)resource utilisation within the Electronics Engineering team against an agreed budget.

• Knowledge of safety-related electronics design using the appropriate design techniques.

• Experience in architecting safety-related embedded systems.

• Coordinates technical support to production, marketing, sales and/or other departments where necessary.

Desirable Skills:

• Good communicator

• Good presentation skills

• Network technologies – Ethernet, CAN, Safety Architectures

• Sub contract management Experience

• Design experience in embedded wireless applications.

Applying for this position:

Please send your CV and cover letter to: MLK.Recruitment@knorr-bremse.com 

Company

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK is a member of the global Knorr-Bremse Group, a world leader in braking and sub-systems for rail vehicles.

Operating from four facilities in the UK, and with outstanding rail engineering, manufacturing, overhaul and repair ability, Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK has the capability and capacity to support both train builders and operators.

Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems UK offer, and provide full life support for, the entire portfolio of Knorr-Bremse Cross-Connected rail systems technology, including braking, climate control/HVAC, entrance, power electrics, adhesion, sanitary and integrated digital control and monitoring technology.

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