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Working for Mors Smitt

 
 
Railway’s role in the world continues to grow fast due to economic developments, environmental awareness, increasing energy prices, growth of urban population and growing international trade and passenger traffic. The railway world is characterized by a tough and uncompromising working environment. This is the world in which Mors Smitt has invested best efforts serving the quality and safety demands of the railway market.
 
Mors Smitt is an activity of the Mors Smitt Group, a group of world wide operating companies with 4 manufacturing sites and 5 sales offices. Click here for our locations

Why work with us?

  • We always strive to attract and retain talented people so you will be surrounded by highly skilled and dedicated colleagues.
  • By joining our team you will be part of a stimulating international organisation.
  • Our organisation is based on respect and dignity and we foster teamwork and collaboration.
  • We stimulate innovative and creative ways of thinking and operating.
  • Mors Smitt is a growing organisation offering lots of possibilities
 
For job applications please contact us via e-mail : mns_personeelszaken@wabtec.com
 
 

Available positions:


 

 

Project Engineer

 
 

Job Description

Job Title/Position

Project Engineer

Responsible To

Head of Engineering

Hours / Location of Work

37 p.w. based at Mors Smitt UK facility in Burton-on-Trent

Main Purpose

  • Plan and execute the technical activities associated to the delivery phase of Mors Smitt systems projects, liaising with the customer and other stakeholders.
  • Support the start-up and execution phases of Mors Smitt systems projects, liaising with the customer and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in Mors Smitt product development activities, ensuring the product development pipeline is aligned to customer and market requirements.
  • Participate in Mors Smitt tendering activities, ensuring the solutions offered match customer requirements whilst maximising Mors Smitt win ratio and profitability.

Main Duties/Function

Project Start-Up:

  • Creation of System and Product level requirements specification documents; taking input from customer specifications, applicable standards (e.g. Railway Group Standards and Euro Norms) and Mors Smitt design guides.
  • Interpret and communicate relevant requirements to the design (both internal and sub-contract).
  • Defining interface documentation, reviewing with all parties, on-going monitoring throughout the life of the project.

Project Execution:

  • Generation of Project Documentation for internal use and customer issue (e.g. Requirements Specs, Test Plans and Reports, FMECAs, Fault Trees, RAMS Plans and Reports, V&V Plans and Reports, Progress Reports, Open Issues Lists etc.).
  • Technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options.
  • Working with customer to overcome technical issues and manage the requirements with the aim of optimising Mors Smitt’s cost and revenues associated to the project.
  • Planning and executing formal type testing at accredited test houses.
  • Liaising between the customer and the design teams.

Project Delivery:

  • Work with other internal teams (e.g. Purchasing and Production) to create the required Production Data (BOMs, Build Instructions, Test Instructions etc.).
  • Supporting system integration activities at customer sites in UK and Worldwide.
  • Supporting system commissioning and/or system training at customer sites in UK and Worldwide.
  • Supporting the customer with in-service issues with the aim of improving the reliability and availability of the delivered systems.

Educational / Quals.

Essential

· HNC Level Electrical / Electronic Engineering and/or Software Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering.

Desirable

· Degree Level Electrical / Electronic Engineering and/or Software Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering.

Practical Experience

Essential

· Systems / Project Engineering experience in a product / system design environment, with products / systems that incorporate FPGAs, microprocessors, analogue / digital electronics and ruggedized mechanical packaging.

Desirable

· Systems / Project Engineering experience related to product / system design of trainbourne equipment

· Worked on Safety Related Projects (SIL2 or higher as defined in standards EN50126/8/9 or EN61508).

Skills & Competence Level

Essential

  • A good ‘Working Knowledge’ of the main Engineering disciplines (Electrical / Electronic Design, Software Design, Mechanical Packaging Design, System Design and System Integration).
  • Highly intelligent with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Sound understanding of the system design process (including System and Sub-System Specification, System Test, Integration and Certification).
  • Good verbal and written communications, including ‘Customer Facing’ skills.
  • A willingness to travel domestically and internationally.

Desirable

  • Experience of Railway Standards (EN50155, EN50121 EN50126/8/9).
  • Knowledge of train protection systems i.e. AWS/TPWS, ETCS.
  • Knowledge and experience of using design and analysis CAD systems.

Additional Comments

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and energetic, able to manage multiple tasks at one time, have a strong desire to get the job done right first time and a ‘can do’ attitude.

Drawn up by:

Mark Scott, Head of Engineering & Business Development.

Agreed By:

Lee Bradford, MD.

Issue Date:

07/03/17

Applications:

Applications to Mark Scott:

mscott@wabtec.com

07972 777806

 
 

 
 

Project Manager

 
 

Job Description

Job Title/Position

Project Manager

Responsible To

Head of Engineering

Hours / Location of Work

37 p.w. based at Mors Smitt UK facility in Burton-on-Trent

Main Purpose

  • Responsible for on-time / on-budget delivery of Mors Smitt systems projects.
  • Participate in Mors Smitt product development activities, ensuring the product development pipeline is aligned to customer and market requirements.
  • Participate in Mors Smitt tendering activities, ensuring the solutions offered match customer requirements whilst maximising Mors Smitt win ratio and profitability.

Main Duties/Function

  • Creation and on-going maintenance of the overall project plan and budget baseline with all necessary metrics.
  • Creation and implementation of the Project Quality Plan, the Configuration Management Plan, the Risk Register and the Open Issues Lists.
  • Commercial / Contract review and negotiation with the customer, design subcontractors and services sub-contractors (e.g. test houses, certification bodies) with the aim of minimising scope creep and identifying customer chargeable variations.
  • Customers main contact point for all issues and questions, managed through regular project review meetings.
  • Producing regular project status reports for customer and Mors Smitt management purposes.
  • Day to day resource management of project team.

Practical Experience

Essential

· Previous Project Management experience in a product / system design environment.

Desirable

· Previous Project Management experience in a product / system design environment of trainbourne equipment.

· Worked on Safety Related Projects (SIL2 or higher as defined in standards EN50126/8/9 or EN61508).

Skills & Competence Level

Essential

  • Highly intelligent with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Commercially astute.
  • Sound understanding of the system design process (including System and Sub-System Specification, System Test, Integration and Certification).
  • Good verbal and written communications, including ‘Customer Facing’ skills.
  • A willingness to travel domestically and internationally.

Desirable

  • A good ‘Working Knowledge’ of the main Engineering disciplines (Electrical / Electronic Design, Software Design, Mechanical Packaging Design, System Design and System Integration).
  • Experience of Railway Standards (EN50155, EN50121 EN50126/8/9).
  • Knowledge of train protection systems i.e. AWS/TPWS, ETCS.
  • Knowledge and experience of using design and analysis CAD systems.

Additional Comments

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and energetic, able to manage multiple tasks at one time, have a strong desire to get the job done right first time and a ‘can do’ attitude.

Drawn up by:

Mark Scott, Head of Engineering & Business Development.

Agreed By:

Lee Bradford, MD.

Issue Date:

07/03/17

Applications:

Applications to Mark Scott:

mscott@wabtec.com

07972 777806

 
 
 


Mors Smitt Group worldwide

 
Regional sales offices
Mors Smitt B.V.
Vrieslantlaan 6
3526 AA Utrecht
The Netherlands
T: +31 30 288 1311
Mors Smitt Asia Ltd.
21/F., 9 Des Voeux Road West
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
T. +852 2343 5555
RMS Mors Smitt
6 Anzed Court
Mulgrave,VIC 3170
Australia
T: +61 (0)3 8544 1200
Mors Smitt worldwide offices
Mors Smitt France SAS
2 Rue de la Mandinière
72300 Sablé-sur-Sarthe
France
T: +33 243 92 8200

Mors Smitt Technologies Inc.
1010 Johnson Drive
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-6918
USA
T. +1 847 777 6497
Mors Smitt UK Ltd.
Graycar Business Park
Barton under Needwood
Burton on Trent
Staffordshire
DE13 8EN
United Kingdom
T: +44 1283 722650
Local sales & support offices
Mors Smitt Sales & Support - Brazil
Sao Paolo, Brazil
Mors Smitt Sales & Support - Gulf Region
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Mors Smitt Sales & Support - Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Mors Smitt Sales & Support - China
Zhongshan, P.R. China
Mors Smitt Sales & Support - India
Bangaluru, India


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