Maintenance and Performance Improv Mgr

Transport for London
10 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
20 Month Fixed Term Contract Opportunity

Competitive Salary

The closing date for applications is Sunday 17th September 2017 at 23.59 hours

You will ensure best practice of maintenance and performance management are achieved and maintained across Rolling Stock Asset Performance, within London Underground.

You will be expected to work regular unsociable hours and might be required to work on any location on the London underground network.

Key Accountabilities
  • Ensures assets failures are rectified efficiently and effectively to maximise asset utilisation
  • Ensures assets systems performance trends and availability are understood and quantified
  • Local champion of joint technical investigations to resolve human factors and engineering design issues identified as contributing cause to poor availability and performance of assets.
  • Ensures resulting modifications and containments are delivered and reports on their effectiveness.
  • Reviews Maintenance practices and contents to ensure they are reflective of current asset life cycle needs
  • Audits maintenance activities to ensure adherence to standards are achieved
  • Lead noteworthy incident notification and resolution to maintain assurance compliance.
  • Support delivery of asset maintenance and whole life cycle management through technical expertise and knowledge / research of production methods, tooling and technical best practices
  • Ensures local technical materials issues are resolved quickly and effectively
  • Ensures asset changes are validated and implemented fully to obtain best investment utilisation.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Ability to investigate technical issues and derive performance indicators of part of or entire systems using analytical skill and the scientific method. (Essential)
  • High level of integrity, be able to plan and be very organised to investigative successfully complex issues to completion. (Essential)
  • Able to work alongside other teams and successfully influence their behaviour to bring about improvement to established practices. (Essential)
  • Sufficient IT and presentation skills to be able to communicate effectively either verbally or electronically producing technical documentation or instructions. (Essential)
  • Knowledge of railways operations and health and safety. (Essential)
  • Knowledge of production and manufacturing systems (Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, SPC etc.) (Essential)
  • Knowledge of rolling stock systems and their maintenance (Essential)
  • IT and presentation skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) (Essential)
  • Formal Engineering Degree or Higher National Diploma or equivalent (Desirable)
  • Member of Professional Institution (Desirable)
  • Working towards or at Professional Recognition (Desirable)

  • Substantial rolling stock maintenance management experience skewed to performance improvement. (Essential)
  • Substantial experience of engineering change process (Essential)
  • Substantial experience of production and technical process change management (Essential)
  • Experience in dealing and managing incidents and corrective actions (Essential)
  • Experience in producing technical documentation (Essential)
  • Experience of audit and assurance process (Essential)
  • Experience of providing detailed accounts to management within strict timescales (Essential)
  • Experience of working in an engineering systems function and/or on-site management (Essential)
  • Experience of providing customer services / operational frontline delivery services (Essential)

Application Process:

Please attach an up to date CV and covering letter. Please think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the job description and ensure your CV reflects the requirements of the role you are applying for. You may also use the 'additional documents' section in your online application to attach a more detailed profile that is specifically relevant to the role you are applying for.

Short listing will be carried out on the basis of your answers of pre-screening questions your CV and any other information submitted.

We aspire to be as diverse as the city we serve, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Additional Information:
Based: Hainault Depot, Ilford, Essex / Ruislip Depot, Ruislip, Middlesex

We have 2 vacancies

You will be required to work at various locations to meet business needs. You will also be required to work nights and weekends.

Excellent benefits include:
  • Final salary pension scheme
  • Free travel for you on the TfL network
  • A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan
  • 29 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays
  • Private healthcare discounted scheme
  • Tax-efficient childcare payments
  • Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme
  • Retail, health, leisure and travel offers
  • Discounted Eurostar travel

This role has been re-opened therefore previous applicants are not eligible to re-apply.