National Track Engineering Manager

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Job Reference 1243213

Location Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Industry Infrastructure - Transportation

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Permanent

Date Added May 14, 2024

Overview
We are currently recruiting a National Track Engineering Manager for a leading manufacturer of trackwork and rail equipment solutions. 

A background in track design, paired with on-site delivery is required for the role. This could be someone who has moved from a design house to a major contractor / operator. Hands-on site experience is key, as you will need to have a deep understanding of client requirements. The Manufacturing/Production aspects of the position can be learnt on the job and therefore not an immediate requirement.

Location-          Sydney, NSW
Duration-          Permanent
Salary-              $200,000 - $250,000 + bonus

Responsibilities
  • Work closely with client / rail operators in both heavy haul and passenger rail sectors to understand their requirements and any track performance issues.
  • Display technical knowledge of track infrastructure design e.g. turnouts, crossovers.
  • Implementing design changes / modifications to improve track performance
  • Act as the primary engineering interface to the customer and interface between Design/Product Engineering teams
  • Focus on Continuous improvement to improve the productivity for all assemblies and individual components.
  • Managing business unit costs and budgets
  • Provide assistance for business development, tendering for track business, including estimating and client interface
  • Develop manufacturing instructions to manufacture track components which achieve promised delivery times.

Required Experience
  • Bachelor of Engineering or similar
  • 10+ years rail track sector experience paired with knowledge of turnout design
  • On-site delivery experience within the rail track domain – heavy haul / mining or passenger rail
  • Knowledge of Rail Safety law and WHS requirements

Please contact michael.ogborne@airswift.com for more information
 
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