Electrical Vehicle Engineer - distribution & battery

Electrical Vehicle Engineer - distribution & battery-TWMA-UKDY01325947


Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology, offering the broadest portfolio in the industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling, and provide complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. In the UK, Derby is a global hub for Bombardier: the home of the hugely successful AVENTRA platform, it is a lead engineering and production site and has been responsible for engineering design for some of the world’s most exciting trains. As an innovation driver we continuously break new ground in sustainable mobility, and our integrated solutions create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. And, with headquarters in Berlin, Germany, our products and services operate in over 60 countries. We employ around 37,150 people worldwide, and over 3,500 in the UK, so join us and you’ll be part of a truly global team. You’ll share your knowledge and experience to help us connect communities, cities and businesses to new possibilities and, in return, you’ll have opportunities to make your own progress with us.

Currently, for the Derby site, in the UK, and we are looking to grow our team by adding a new colleague to our Global Vehicle Engineering Team.


To technically define, develop and lead the whole of the design for a rolling stock project Option. With full design lifecycle responsibility, from ensuring a complete and correct set of requirements are established to ensuring the developed train architectures, concepts and designs are valid and correctly integrated as to meet the technical requirements in a class leading, competitive and compliant design.

Key Responsibilities and Challenges:

• Designs engineering systems and complex interfaces, gathers and analyses complicated technical data, solves system level design problems, performs system trade-off and coordination studies, creates novel design alternatives, develops reliability, safety and maintainability approaches, decides on optimum design approach.

• Tests, demonstrates and documents system level designs, develops test procedures, leads design reviews internally and with customers, delegates work to subordinates.

• Develop the train control concept for the bids and delivery projects through analysis of the stakeholder requirements and interaction with the wider systems engineering teams.

• Reviews technical specifications, estimates costs and schedules, plans their own work and that of others, initiates and leads engineering design programs.

• Mentors less experienced engineers while requiring little personal supervision, imparts technical expertise and experience to others, demonstrates a consistently high level of quality and personal integrity.


• Bachelor’s or higher degree in electrical engineering or significant relevant experience.

• Technical domain experience essential, System Integration experience desirable. This includes a detailed knowledge of pneumatic control systems, Pantograph, shoe gear and high voltage systems and components. Knowledge and awareness of other systems is desirable (for example train control, power collection such as conductor anti-icing and sleet removal).

• Experience or sound understanding of defining, structuring and developing a rolling stock concept and design.

• An excellent knowledge of systems engineering, and development, functional integration, processes, methods and tools is essential. A good knowledge of product development processes and contribution to best practices is also highly desirable.

• The ability to manage multiple work streams, delegate and manage workload.

• Leadership skills and the ability to provide sound engineering judgment.

• The ability to develop strategies for problem solving and provide input to design solutions.

• Excellent technical authoring skills and the ability to review, assess, and endorse designs

Why Work for Us?

Everywhere we operate, we reward effort and initiative.

You are encouraged to ask questions and empowered to make decisions.

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to create a stimulating and open workplace which fosters teamwork, fairness, respect and diversity.

We are helping create a better world.

ECO4 - the formula for energy-saving performance.

By making a difference today, we are helping create a better world for future generations. Having pioneered the philosophy of "The Climate is Right for Trains", we demonstrate this rationale by offering vehicles with practically zero emissions.

Bombardier Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity.

Competitive salary range

Number of working hours: 37

Job: Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

Full time
Derby, ENG, GB