Position Title: Rolling Stock Approvals Consultant/ Senior Consultant
Department: Ricardo Rail UK
Due to continued growth, Ricardo Rail are looking to strengthen their team to support the delivery of existing and new projects. The role we are seeking to fill is that of Rolling Stock Approvals Consultant/ Senior Consultant to work within our Independent Assurance Team. Based in Derby you will be responsible for providing expert advice on the approvals regimes that apply to passenger, freight and on track machine rolling stock and in addition managing and contributing to the delivery of these projects.
The rolling stock approvals consultant will be responsible for delivery of technical work as part of an independent assurance team specifically for rolling stock. Vehicles under Ricardo’s current assurance portfolio are Passenger, Freight, On Track Machine, On Track Plant and Steam locomotives.
You will meet and develop relationships with key engineering leaders and rail decision makers as well as enhancing your own technical capabilities. In undertaking this client facing role, you will be expected to combine sound engineering knowledge and judgement, with excellent communication skills, to deliver technical service to clients and Ricardo Rail projects.
Technical expertise & skills required:
We are the rail consultancy team within the Ricardo group that provides specialist engineering services to help rail clients navigate the industry's operational, commercial and regulatory demands.
We have over 600 rail specialists based either in our own technical centres or working directly from client offices, depots and manufacturing sites, and together we support a client portfolio that ranges from some of the world’s largest rail administrations to niche component suppliers.
As part of the wider Ricardo group we are also members of a wider community of around 2,900 engineers, consultants and scientists providing strategic, technical and niche manufacturing services for a range of sectors including passenger car, motorsport, rail, clean energy and power generation.
Guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, innovation and passion we enable our customers to achieve sustainable growth and commercial success.
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