Lead Manufacturing Engineer

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Lead Manufacturing Engineer

Req no: TROQ-SEVS01727475


Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail technology, offers the broadest portfolio in the rail industry and delivers innovative products and services that set new standards in sustainable mobility. BOMBARDIER ECO4 technologies – built on the four cornerstones of energy, efficiency, economy and ecology – conserve energy, protect the environment and help to improve total train performance. Bombardier Transportation is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, and has a very diverse customer base with products or services in more than 60 countries. It has an installed base of over 100,000 vehicles worldwide.

We are currently looking to recruit a Production, Testing & Logistics Developer for our site in Västerås, Sweden.

The role will cater to the initiatives of the ROQ Division.


Optimises manufacturability, ergonomics and productivity by leading Design for Manufacturing activities and driving product and process improvements throughout industrialisation. Captures Operations needs and communicate them to Engineering and the project core team.

Plans the activities of and leads the Operations team during building of the first products (irrespective of series production site, i.e. including transfer of production management when required). (S)he ensures effective coordination of technical changes, manufacturing process validation and series production preparations on time with optimised and accurate technical information.


Lead and(/or) perform industrialisation activities from early project phase until series production approval (through prototyping and pre-series).

Ensure that the products and production lines are ready for smooth series production as per standard hours. This includes accurate and on-time delivery of manufacturing layout, technical documentation, work package allocation and line balancing, work instructions, tooling and fixtures etc. Plan industrialisation in Doc#16 and coordinate the pre-series team during the first builds. Effectively manage technical changes and configuration management throughout industrialisation. Drive process improvements based on feedback from operators and series production.

Drive the Design for Manufacturing work together with Engineering to optimise manufacturability of products, ergonomics and productivity, as well as promote standardisation where possible. Facilitate workshops, utilise previous lessons learnt etc. Be the voice of Operations when participating in design reviews.

Deploy tools such as P-FMEA analysis, ergonomics analysis, 3D build sequences, to detect and prevent risks at an early stage.

Represent Operations in the project Core Team. Provide Operations specific input to enable effective cross-functional planning for successful industrialisation and project delivery. Monitor Methods budget and hours spent during pre-series.

Lead Operations functional gate process in accordance with the project gate process and Operations local requirements.

Integrate colleagues from series production site throughout industrialisation from the Design for Manufacturing phase. Ensure that the industrialisation plan is adapted based on series production site requirements and its local characteristics. Set up and execute the Transfer of Production (ToP) plan accordingly.

May at times also lead stand-alone ToP or site development projects not connected to industrialisation or new product launch.



  • M.Sc. of Industrial Engineering, Automisation, Logistics, or similar. Good holistic understanding of internal and external processes of industrial companies.
  • Lean Manufacturing philosophy and its application.
  • Typically 3 – 5 years’ experience in a relevant role, preferably as manufacturing engineer: Knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes, work preparation, Takt Time production and line balancing. Supply Chain understanding.
  • Industrialisation (design for manufacturing – prototyping – preseries) and fixtures/tooling. Understanding of interfacing functions during industrialisation.
  • P-FMEA and ergonomics analysis.
  • Knowledge of the engineering design process and engineering change management.
  • ROQ Power Supply & Propulsion Production network: knowledge and relationships

About us

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology, offering the broadest portfolio in the industry. We cover the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling, and provide complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver we continuously break new ground in sustainable mobility, and our integrated solutions create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. And, headquartered in Berlin, Germany, we employ around 39,850 people, with products and services operating in over 60 countries.

Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Job: Test Engineering

Primary Location: SE-VAS-Västerås

Organization: Transportation

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular



Ansök senast 2019-07-22

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