Head (m/f/d) of Engineering

Job Description

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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 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. Further information is available at:


  • You are directly responsible for an engineering team of approx 260 people, located primarily in Vienna, Austria, but as well in Erlangen, Germany. By extension, you are also in charge of all deliverables through Supplier Service A greement given to our Engineering hub location in India and Eastern Europe.
  • You are responsible for managing the engineering interface to the horizontal engineering layer of the global Rolling Stock engineering, which provides standards, tools, solutions and manpower for all tasks exceeding the metro-specific own capabilities
  • You are responsible with your organization to further develop and optimize metro-specific engineering solutions which lead to competitive trains based on market requirements. You are also assuring the Product and Technical project liability of the Metro segment.
  • You are responsible to continuously develop the right competencies within the metro engineering organization, in quality and quantity. You are also in charge to develop and implement an Engineering Transformation plan.
  • This involves as well the engagement and management of external engineering ressources to cover temporary requirements
  • This also involves the support of a strategic ramp up of further engineering ressources in near shoring countries, enabling a competitive cost base for all engineering services rendered


  • University degree on engineering
  • More than 10 years engineering experience with rolling stock products, preferably metro trains
  • More than 10 years experience in leading engineering teams
  • Experience shall cover a multitude of related engineering areas to ensure a comprehensive understanding on all functional requirements, such as in mechanical and electrical works, train software and on overall system engineering
  • Experience in cost optimization projects
  • Experience in managing R&D projects, both internally and as well externally

What else should I know?

The gross annual payment for this job vacancy is at least EUR 130.000,00 (full-time). Siemens as an international company offers additional social benefits.

How to apply?

If you are interested in this position, we are looking forward to receiving your representative online application!

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Austria GmbH

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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