Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing of all types of railway rolling stock and associated equipment. Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail. The engineering function is seeking the most talented commercial and technical resources in the industry to join its team, to enable the business to be fit for the future.
The Fleet Support Engineer is accountable for the management of Porterbrook EMU and DMU Assets when they are on lease to the Train Operating Companies (TOCs). Working with all stakeholders the role will manage asset condition to ensure the safe and reliable operation of Porterbrook assets. The role will also provide support to deliver Porterbrook’s lease obligations for the relevant assets, heavy maintenance, modification programmes. The role will also develop solution to any issues affecting the asset, provide platform support and develop reliability growth programs. There will also be the opportunity to be involved in project management in relation to the assets.
We are seeking an Incorporated Engineer, or someone working towards this level, with 5 to 10 years of both EMU and DMU Rolling Stock experience and an understanding of Asset Management requirements.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a working knowledge of commercial and budget management, and have an understanding of Fleet leasing arrangements. Strong problem solving skills and an attention to detail are critical and exposure to Stakeholder management would be preferred. A Project Management qualification or good evidence of involvement in engineering projects would also be desirable.
We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business. The role is based in modern offices 5 minutes from Euston Station, and will require frequent travel to the suppliers and TOC’s throughout the South East and UK.
To apply please send your CV and a covering email with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period.