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Location: England, London, Wembley

Production Manager - Rolling Stock

England, London, Wembley
£34.43 - £45.72 per hour

Job Description

Production Manager - Rolling Stock

The Production Manager is a key and integral part of our clients' servicing operations. They are dedicated to the successful and safe delivery of its contractual commitments and to the achievement of its business plan. This post shall be pivotal in achieving this. The post objectives will be to ensure that production targets, quality standards and safety requirements are achieved through the execution of the production plan and through the efficient management of resources. Ensuring that trains are delivered on time in a safe, clean and fully functional condition to our customers.

Contract Type: 6 Month Rolling Contract

PAYE or UMBRELLA payment options available.

  • PAYE- £34.43 per hour
  • UMBRELLA- £45.72 per hour

Please be aware that this position is subject to IR35 regulations, which means that we do not engage with Limited Companies for this role.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

You'll be part of a large, well-known rail company managing the Production Teams and ensuring that accountability for production is clearly defined and delegated. Managing organisational change in order to optimise working practices and thus ensure a productive workforce. You'll also be ensuring all Production meets the Safety and Quality requirements of internal standards, customer specifications and Network Rail standards.

  • Monitoring and controlling Production on a shift-by-shift basis.
  • Identifying people requirements for budgeted fixed workload ensuring flexibility and high levels of productivity are achieved.
  • Monitoring working practices and environment to ensure that people and facilities meet the mandatory and/or statutory requirements.
  • Identifying training and other resource needs to facilitate production in the most effective way.
  • Ensuring work is performed in a safe, effective manner and in accordance with the H&S at Work Act, Rules and Regulations, Railway Group Standards and Alstom Policies and Procedures.
  • Reviewing work plans with Production Controllers to ensure daily production targets are met as effectively and efficiently as possible.
  • Maintaining good industrial relations within area of responsibility, implementing disciplinary procedures for any serious staff irregularities - maintain a well-disciplined work force.
  • Proactively identifying areas for improvement by personal check, analysis of trains incident reports and complaints, initiating action to ensure improvements.
  • Being responsible for ensuring IT systems are updated and where required concluded in relation to work done.
  • Encouraging continual professional development for staff within your areas of responsibility.
  • Being responsible for managing and prioritising the workload of each team in line with the traincare centre requirements which include:
  • Isolations
  • Validation of Service Orders completed by team members.
  • Reporting and maintaining progress of work.
  • Quality including the completion of In-Process and Final Inspections, and adherence with Local Quality System
  • Team Member Training needs
  • Discipline and managing for attendance 1st line

Candidate requirements:

We are agile, inclusive and responsible in everything we do. These principles form our values and behaviours and are an essential component of our assessment process and are fundamental qualities that we seek for all roles.

We are highly interested if you have:

  • Qualifications at HNC level or above in an engineering discipline
  • Man management experience of large groups of staff 10+
  • Experience in fleet and/or maintenance operations and planning workloads effectively.
  • Technical knowledge of relevant Traction and Rolling Stock.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Network Rail Rules and Regulations.
  • Understanding of West Coast Traincare business and its Customer requirements.
  • An understanding of SAP and ability to use MS Office packages.
  • Knowledge of Rail industry IT systems, Ravers, Trust and Gemini.

Desirable attributes:

  • Knowledge of Rail industry IT systems, Ravers, Trust and Gemini.
  • Experience of maintenance management in the railway industry
  • Understanding of Railway Depot and Railway Industry Operations


Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start-ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

Speak to Ben Reed today

Account Manager - Alstom at Rullion Call Ben on 0161 926 1741

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