Director (f/m/d) Global Engineering - Locomotives

Job Description

If you really want to make a difference – make it with us

Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio in its core areas of rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, turnkey systems, intelligent traffic systems as well as related services. With digitalization, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, the former Siemens Mobility Division posted revenue of €8.8 billion and had around 34,200 employees worldwide.

Your new role – challenging and future-oriented
  • You will be responsible for the engineering of our locomotives will head approx. 350 employees worldwide.
  • Your mission: to ensure the technical functionality of our products and to maintain our competitive edge in terms of price/performance ratio.
  • To this end, you will define, develop and take responsibility for the engineering strategy, targets and processes, and will ensure efficient, productive collaboration between your various departments.
  • You will draw up and track the budget and will be responsible for capacity utilization and headcount planning.
  • You will support us in achieving optimum results by carrying out predictive planning, clarifying cost, quality and deadline targets and releasing bids from a technical perspective. You will set projects up and coordinate their execution with a firm focus on opportunities and risks.
  • In so doing, you will maintain a close collaborative relationship with neighboring units (Product Management, QM, Procurement, Production, Sales, Platforms) – and of course our customers.
  • You will contribute your expertise to committees and associations around the topic of standards and patents in the rail vehicles sector.

Your qualifications – solid and appropriate
  • You have a university degree (masters/bachelors) in an engineering discipline (such as electrical engineering or mechanical engineering).
  • You also have an impressive track record encompassing many years of experience in managing larger engineering teams.
  • You have outstanding, comprehensive expertise in the design of rail vehicles.
  • In addition, you have sound practical experience of project management in an intercultural environment with a high degree of technical complexity. You are also accustomed to working within an international matrix organization, or are willing to do so.
  • To enable you to perform your activities with global responsibility, you possess excellent English and German language skills.
Getting in touch with us – straightforward and direct

if you would like to find out more about Siemens before applying.
+49 (9131) 17 52430
if you wish to discuss any initial questions with our recruitment team. The contact person handling this job ad is Karl-Christian Gerbaulet. 
if you would like more information about jobs and careers at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Job ID: 120867

Organization: Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility GmbH

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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