Vacancy for Production Manager - Fleet - Battersea

Job Reference: GTR/1633
Job Title: Production Manager - Fleet - Battersea
Training Salary: n/a
Salary: £50k - £58k with great package
Location: Battersea
Hours of Work: Early/Lates/Nights
Job Expires: 19 Oct 2017 at 11:45PM

About Govia Thameslink Railway

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is a dynamic and progressive company, powered by a great team of dedicated and professional people. We employ approximately 6,800 staff based at over 100 locations over the UK’s busiest rail network.

We operate trains on the Thameslink Route (which runs between Bedford, Luton, Sevenoaks, Gatwick and Brighton); Great Northern route (which connects King’s Lynn, Cambridge and Peterborough) Southern Route (which connects London, Gatwick and Brighton) and the Gatwick Express (London direct Gatwick).  

We are the largest train operating company in the UK (22% of all passenger rail journeys in the UK); managing 239 stations and delivering 273 million passenger journeys per year, with more passengers, more people and more trains than anyone else in the country.

GTR is part of Govia - a partnership between two world-class transport operators – the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis.

Job Details

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading UK train operator that prides itself on high technical standards, innovation, development and customer service.

Based in one of our modern maintenance facilities, you’ll manage our rolling stock production and maintenance activities. Safety and efficiency are crucial: you’ll make sure all our staff are deployed effectively and are following Health & Safety rules and regulations, Railway Group Standards and company policies and procedures. You’ll develop work plans to ensure daily production targets are met and you’ll be proactive in identifying areas for continuous improvement.

Additionally you’ll ensure staff under your control are trained and developed in accordance with company policies and standards. We expect you to have first-rate people management experience but also excellent interpersonal skills with an innate ability to build constructive relationships with people at all levels.

Ideally we’re looking for degree-educated professionals with experience in fleet and/or maintenance operations in the rail or engineering field. You’ll come with technical knowledge of traction and rolling stock and be adept at planning workloads.

What we can offer you:

  • Final salary pension
  • Free travel on GTR and sister groups
  • 75% off travel on other train operating companies
  • Benefits package

Please see the full job description for further information.


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