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Rail: Fleet Manager: Hamburg

  • Location

    Hamburg, Germany

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  • Salary:

    €45000 - €50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Brokenshire

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  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

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Fleet Managers, technically qualified, are responsible for the safety of wagons in operation whilst limiting maintenance costs and down-time to a minimum, and they are focused on the daily support for maintenance to maintenance suppliers and to Operations Department.

Reactivity and communication are the main characteristics of this position. Dedicated to defined maintenance suppliers (workshops and mobile teams) by geographical areas, the tasks of the fleet manager are :
- Manage the realization of the maintenance with the maintenance suppliers :
o Establish all the necessary technical instructions to the workshops,
o Provide technical support to workshops,
o Approve estimates and invoices,
o Validate the revision dates of wagons and wheelsets,
o Identify spare parts needs and process the requests on the system,
o Process exit documentation,
o Ensure the recording and traceability of maintenance,
o Organize the Deliveries/Redeliveries of wagons
o Release the wagon to service,
- Make workshops fulfill their requirements (downtimes, quality claims, documentation),
- Alert by opening an Incident Report in the event of an anomaly,
- Assessment of criticality of events,
- Report progress of the maintenance to the Customer Account Supervisors of the Operations Department,
- Provide support on customer rebilling

Skills and experience required
Junior engineer or at least 5 years' experience in industrial companies or in fleet support for transport companies (Trucks, Containers, etc.)
General skills
- Organized, accurate and meticulous
- Good contact with workshops and customers
- Team worker
Technical skills
- General mechanics
- English/German
- Previous experience in Rail industry would be a plus but not mandatory