Materials Interface Engineer

Job Description

Siemens Mobility does more than you know. You may associate us with trains or signalling systems. But, the advanced, AI powered transportation and mobility infrastructure we’re developing are actually a driving force for the future of smart cities – and an entirely digitalised world. 

We blended traditional engineering with computer science long ago, and are leading the way in solutions that transform how people move. Green energy and decarbonisation is our goal, as is convenience and connecting with the individual – putting all the information relating to their journey in the palm of their hand.

The Materials Interface Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the correct materials for the projects in the regional portfolio are ordered on time to support delivery. The Materials ordering will be automated via P6 schedules and the ERP system, the Materials Interface Engineer will monitor this process and intervene by exception to ensure that the right materials are ordered at the right point in time. Siemens offers a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive basic salary, bonus scheme, generous holiday allowance and pension.
What are my responsibilities?
  • Generate a Bill of Materials for rail signalling projects using the estimate from the Bids and Tendering Team, and reviewing scheme plans, signal sighting forms, ground plans etc. 
  • Ensure the Bill of Materials for projects is updated and maintained throughout the project lifecycle
  • Liaise with the Materials Interface Controller and Buyer to ensure material order schedule is in line with programme and materials are ordered at the appropriate point in the project
  • Obtain quotations for materials from buyers and supply chain, and raise requisitions in the SAP system using Siemens part numbers where possible
  • Ensure that scheduled materials ordering via SAP meets the projects needs
  • Ensure that the specification of products and materials meets necessary standards and project requirements
  • Update Bill of Material details from design outputs ensure updated versions from design
  • Provide Project Engineering, Installation and Stores personnel with updates on Material deliverables throughout the project lifecycle
What do I need to qualify for this job?
  • Excellent communications skills, understanding of task time and people management (essential)
  • Deep understanding and practical application of Microsoft Excel, a sound knowledge and experience of Microsoft Word (essential)
  • Engineering HND or equivalent
  • Experience in stores or logistics environment
  • Experience in Signal and Railway Engineering
  • Practical experience of the operational requirements of railway construction works
  • Knowledge of project safety requirements and contract conditions
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.

Does creating the ways a new world moves sound like it requires your skills? How about ensuring we do it with net-zero emissions by 2050? Discover a engineering career combining innovation, sustainability and a rare opportunity to shape society at scale.
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 you need to know?
Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. 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


Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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