For our new, international team we are looking for an Engineering Manager who will be in charge of all technical support issues that are related to the maintenance activities of the 118 new sprinters (Sprinter Next Generation) that CAF is manufacturing and delivering to the client (NS). The Engineering Manager is a professional engineer with extensive railway experience and able to support any technical questions that may occur. In coordination with CAF’s Warranty team and the technical teams at our HQ in Spain the Engineering Manager will provide technical support related to the development and implementation of the production and cleaning plan. Besides that he or she will analyze and develop the long-term maintenance plan strategies.
The Engineering Manager reports to the Support Agreement Manager. The preferred start date is as soon as possible. The work location is expected to be in Amsterdam until at least the first part of 2018.
Has a technical background and extensive Rolling Stock experience. You are a good communicator with organizational skills. You have:
• a degree in Engineering (bachelor level).
• at least 5 years’ experience in maintenance, repair or warranty activities in the field of Rolling Stock.
• A good level of Dutch and English, both verbal and written.
What to expect
Working for CAF is working in an international and dynamic environment. We only recently started in the Netherlands and are busy to expand our currently small, yet enthusiastic team.
CAF offers a competitive salary with 27 holidays and 13 roster free days per annum, based on a 40 hour work week. The Engineering Manager will be working mainly dayshifts on weekdays with the flexibility to work outside of office hours if needed. Spending some time at CAF’s manufacturing facility in Beasain (Spain) or a similar project elsewhere will be part of the training process. An extra per diem will be provided for the days working abroad.
CAF is one of the international market leaders in the design, manufacture and maintenance of modern rolling stock. CAF is manufacturing 118 new Sprinters for the NS and is currently designing 63 new trams for the city of Amsterdam. For the Provence of Utrecht CAF is manufacturing 49 new Uithoflijn trams, which should be out on the streets halfway through 2018.
CAF is a Spanish company with approximately 8000 employees worldwide who work on about 80 projects spread out over 33 countries. CAF has recently started their operations in the Netherlands with an Dutch HQ in Utrecht. For more information about the company, check out www.caf.net.
Responsible consultant: George de la Croix & Burt Lamers