Control Panel Administrator

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Siemens Rolling Stock division in Northampton as Control Panel Administrator. You will play a key part in ensuring our rolling stock is moved around the depot in a safe manner. Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be responsible for the coordination and movement of trains, maintenance planning and train departure and conducting data entry activities within our in-house system so attention to detail is imperative to this role.

This is a shift based role that consists of days and nights on a rotating weekly roster.

The challenge

  • Working closely with the Depot Controller (DC), you will set depot infrastructure for depot train movements
  • Liaise with the DC through two-way radio communication and record all depot arrivals and departures
  • Work as part of the depot team, responding to requirements and Supervisor instruction, to ensure the depot is running efficiently
  • Raise work reports from Maintenance Management System (MMS) as work is identified
  • Update the MMS with fleet specific information; perform searches for information; raise job cards, assigning campaigns and work reports as necessary
  • Complete job cards and relevant paperwork ensuring all information is accurately captured including labour, fault found, work carried out, material used and serial numbers where relevant, rejecting any forms with insufficient information.
  • Archive maintenance paperwork accordingly
  • Make use of the CCTV system as and when required and answer calls to gates when the reception is not manned

What do you need to qualify for this role?


  • Someone who is qualified to an intermediate level in Microsoft Excel and Word, or demonstrates equivalent competency
  • Accurate data input skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Effective organisational and time management skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written


  • Aptitude for understanding technical information is desirable and will be developed as part of the role
  • Successful completion of the Depot Controllers training course
  • Ability to complete all records of actions and operations accurately and to procedures Safety critically assessed

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them. We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do I need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and overtime. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.



Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Full / Part time: Full-time

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