The role we are seeking to fill is that of a senior COM / OCC Engineer - Senior Consultant to take a leading role in delivering consultancy for clients in rolling stock projects.
A good domain knowledge of COM / OCC engineering (software and electrical) is essential and a detailed understanding of such systems and how they interface and operate with each other at an engineering level is key.
The role is to be filled by an experienced specialist who is technically capable and who can project manage.
As a project manager for relevant projects within your area of expertise you will be required to manage the delivery of your own work to the client within the defined timescale, cost and quality.
You will be required to take on a range of projects including consultancy, safety engineering and RAMS and so will be able to understand the processes and procedures and their implementation.
As a more senior member of the team you would also be overseeing work being undertaken by less experienced engineers, providing advice and assistance at the detailed level.
As a project manager for relevant projects within your area of expertise you will be required to manage the delivery of your own work to the client and that of others within the team to timescale, cost and quality.
Provide expertise and advice to Ricardo Rail and external clients on OCC / SCADA, engineering practice, potential solutions.
To be a senior player in project teams preparing and/or reviewing project documentation.
Liaise with consultants and contractors on project issues, and interface with clients on both a technical and contractual matters.
Manage and lead projects as required, controlling budgets, quality and timeliness of deliverables and working with resource managers to utilize the right people.
Develop proposals and undertake business development activities to enhance client relationships and secure further work to achieve sales targets.
Interface with domain experts from other disciplines within the Ricardo Rail global business.
Oversee and review the work of other consultants as required.
Maintain your own competence and knowledge at the forefront of your area of expertise.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
You will be degree educated in a suitable engineering discipline and have achieved Chartered Engineer or equivalent through a relevant professional institution such as the IET/IMechE.
Successful delivery of own areas of responsibility, including quality deliverables, on time and to budget.
Analytical and methodical problem solving.
At least 10-12+ years experience in OCC / SCADA domain expertise.
A visible passion for the rail industry.
Versatile and adaptable, able to operate under pressure.
Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
Exposure to Safety engineering and safety case development for rolling stock projects.
Risk Assessment techniques including the participation in the HazID process.
KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
Ability to prepare professionally presented, structured, and concise written business documents.
English: Fluent in speaking and writing. Chinese (Mandarin): Fluent in speaking and reading; fluent in writing highly desirable
IT literate - must be proficient in MS Office suite and appropriate specialist software, e.g. FTA & RBD software applications
Have a visible passion for the rail industry
Be able to project manage from proposal to closure
Be versatile and adaptable, able to operate under pressure as needed
Be flexible to travel as required