Job ref JO0000008819

Performance Engineer

Salary: Please call for clarification
Location: Manchester
Type: Permanent
Sector: Maintenance / Exams
Reference: JO0000008819

Requirements to apply

  • Qualification in an Engineering related discipline
  • Health and Safety qualification (i.e. NEBOSH General Cert) – Desirable
  • Experience in a System Reliability and Performance role
  • Be PC literate with the ability to learn new software programmes quickly
  • Have the ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Proven experience in planning and organising
  • Experience writing technical reports
  • Valid driver’s license

Role Details

The Performance Engineer has responsibility for supporting all aspects of fleet performance and ensuring that the safety, reliability and availability targets are achieved. The successful candidate must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of modern technical systems, reliability growth and have strong organisation and leadership skills.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring that the requirements of the warranty procedures are implemented and understood by all staff, contractors and maintainers on- site.
  • Support the performance manager in the monitoring/reporting of the fleet and materials performance and suggest methods to improve its reliability.
  • Daily review of in service failures
  • Daily review of defective material to establish the root cause
  • Support the Performance Manager in the management of Product Safety related and repeated incidents and repeat defects.
  • Lead the on-site Technician team and agree work priorities with the team leader
  • Manage the on-call roster
  • Support Performance Manager with technical meetings with the customer.
  • Identification of modifications to improve fleet reliability
  • Support the Performance Manager in the preparation of engineering change process including the cost benefit analysis.
  • Training and assessment of maintenance team as required by the competency management system
  • Support the Performance Manager with the customer arbitration process
  • Support Training Manager with competency Management of the on-site team.
  • Support the Performance Manager with the warranty process in order to maximise the full potential of warranty guarantees including;
  • Developing relationships and processes with suppliers to ensure warranty issues are addresses expediently and corrective actions are applied
  • Develop reports that identify the status of all warranty issues and significant warranty trends
  • Provide general materials engineering support/problem solving for technical and procurement departments.

 Behavioural Competencies

  • Effective communication skills, able to communicate in a multi-national and cultural diverse organization.
  • Initiative, can work alone to achieve results effectively. Seeks to minimize waste in resources and process.
  • Team player, works collaboratively and uses influence to gain resolution of issues.
  • Problem solving, thoroughly assesses every side of a situation before deciding on an appropriate course of action.
  • Adaptable, able to manage change and remain flexible to individual situations.

For more information on this role call Ami Jones at Clemtech on 02392 242690 or email an up to date CV to to apply.

The Performance Engineer job in Manchester was posted by Clements Technical Recruitment (Clemtech) and may suit you if you have worked in a similar role or are an experienced Rolling Stock Electrical / Mechanical Team Leader, Electrical /Mechanical Supervisor looking to progress and live within a commutable distance of Manchester e.g. Stretford, Eccles, Prestwich, Middleton, Bury, Rochdale, Ashton-under-Lyne, Hyde, Stockport, Cheadle and Altrincham etc.

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