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Mechanical Systems Advanced Practitioner – Derby

Are you an experienced and Dedicated Mechanical Engineer?
Can you lead by example?
Do you possess excellent technical authoring skills and the ability to review and assess?
Are you based in Derby?

If you answered YES to all of the above, then this could be the position for you! Submit your CV today and tusp will be in contact in as little as 24 HOURS to discuss your application! Do not hesitate…apply today!!

Job Purpose

The candidate will be established authority in Mechanical Systems Engineering practice and also have a proven demonstrable track record in the discipline of complex System Integration. Responsibilities stretch through the product lifecycle from product development, test, through production, in-service support and finally decommission.

The exterior fittings team is responsible for all major systems on the exterior of the vehicle. This includes Couplers, Gangways, Bogies, and Passenger Door Systems. The team has responsibility for integration of these systems into the vehicle. The Advanced Practitioner (AP) engineer defines the future development strategy for these systems and integration into next generation vehicle platform concepts. At AP engineer level a working knowledge of the overall train system is essential along with end-to-end functionality for the defined systems.

This position is for an AP engineer in Passenger and Cab Door systems.

The Mechanical Engineer (AP) will be accountable to develop and deliver solutions and innovations, which deliver a competitive advantage.


•Creates reviews and approves technical specifications, estimates costs and schedules, plans his/her own work 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.

•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.

•Understands, interfaces with and influences the design in relation to product and other systems.

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

•Provides technical expertise in support of Customer Service, Program Management, Manufacturing, Field Start-up, Operations and Maintenance Manual production.

•Develops the long term vision and roadmap for future systems and their integration into the vehicle.

•Develops and delivers solutions and innovations which deliver a competitive advantage

•Performs cost analyses, evaluates and recommend systems, sub-systems and components and the associated supply chain technical solution.

•Understands, interfaces with and influences the design in relation to product and other systems.

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The Ultimate Solution Partnership (tusp) is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, relief or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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