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Date Added: Tue 08/12/2020

Technical Development Engineer - Rolling Stock

Kent, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £45000 / annually

Job Title: Technical Development Engineer - Rolling Stock

Location: Kent

“New Year New Start! A new and exciting opportunity has become available for a Technical Development Engineer to join one of the UK's leading train operating companies where you will be a key figure as part of a growing team”.

The Company

This is an opportunity to work for a successful train operating company that operates one of the busiest networks in the country and focuses on providing a reliable train service for their passengers. This company has recently invested in a full fleet of modern trains with increased seats to provide more pleasant and comfortable journeys for commuters to ensure significantly improved customer experience.


As a Technical Development Engineer, you will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of reliability growth initiatives and business led development engineering. Key responsibilities shall see you provide technical leadership & system knowledge, in particular performance issues of emerging technical trends, reliability problems and safety risks. The Technical Development Engineer will support the Technical Service Engineer and their understanding of systems and report to the Technical Development Manager to help develop a business case and engineering change documentations and will also include working closely with the Services Support Manager to maintain key documentation such as VMI, VMO, ILOC, FFG, TOM, TIM and engineering specifications, drawings and vehicle configurations. Leading from the from the front you shall be leading technical investigations alongside the Fleet Technical Officer and become the lead ROSCO technical liaison for the systems being worked on.

the ideal candidate

The ideal experience & background for the Technical Development Engineer position will be from the rolling stock sector in a similar role where you have strong knowledge of reliability growth models technical knowledge of rolling stock systems and operations, software diagnostic tools and railway group standards, alongside the Network Rail operational rule book.


A proven background in safety critical rolling stock maintenance and technical investigations and hold a HND / HNC Engineering qualification and a full driver licence to be able to attend on site call out's


£45K per annum salary.

A Contributory Final Salary Pension Scheme 

Free rail travel on the TOC's rail services (extends to family members for leisure/educational travel)

After a qualifying period, reduced rate travel on other train operators, including European services.

Up to 25 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays)

Private healthcare.

Access to an array of discounts for retail and leisure products through our benefits scheme.

Family friendly benefits including enhanced maternity/paternity leave, parental leave and carers leave.

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