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Installation Supervisor (Control Systems)

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Installation Supervisor to join our Control Systems team within the Siemens Mobility, Rail Infrastructure business in Chippenham.

Our Team and what we do:

As market leaders across rail, road and logistics, Siemens Mobility Limited are pursuing the goal of networking various transportation systems with one another to move people and goods efficiently - complete mobility!

Siemens Mobility Limited are the largest supplier of railway signalling electronic control system solutions in the UK. Our technology is conceived, designed, developed and manufactured in the UK and incorporates custom platforms that are utilized in a vast variety of products and applications, including our market-leading Siemens Controlguide Westcad VDU Control Centre suite which has the largest install base of any system of its type.

Our expansion is being driven by customer demand for our cutting-edge advanced route setting systems that resolve train conflicts and delays far in advance to allow corrective action to be undertaken in a controlled and planned manner.

Your role, and what you’ll be doing:

As a member of the Control Systems Installation Team, you will plan, manage and carry out Site installation activities as detailed below. You will take a pro-active role in advising others of issues, actions and risks.

What will be my Responsibilities?

  • Act as a Supervisor for site installation teams.
  • Responsible for interpreting design packages and undertaking installation works for Control Systems
  • Organise and plan work to maximise utilisation of resources.
  • Organise and manage own activities and the work undertaken by staff and contractors allocated and to ensure that it is carried out safely, where required.
  • Responsible for managing the personal safety and the administration of self & allocated staff and contractors.
  • Ensure that the briefing of instructions to staff under his control or allocated to him for such purpose is carried out timely.
  • Responsible for checking and certifying time sheets ensuring correct hour booking and appropriation.
  • Responsible for the timekeeping and discipline of staff/Agency workers under his/her control.

What Qualifications, Skills and Experience do I need?

  • Significant experience in railway signalling installation.
  • Experience of Control Systems equipment (VSCS/TDM/Train Describer) desirable 
  • IRSE Installation license (Team Leaders license preferred)
  • Fully conversant with all current testing practices, Health and Safety legislation and standards or NR working Standards.
  • Current PTS qualification
  • SWTH Module 3c qualification is desirable
  • Experience in supervising staff and leading teams.
  • Excellent communications skills, understanding of task time and people management.
  • Proven leadership and management skills gained from managing small to medium sized teams.
  • Must be prepared to workday/night shifts as required by operational circumstances.
  • Full Driving License

Benefits include:

  • 26 days holiday, increasing up to 29 days with length of service
  • Excellent pension, with Siemens matching contributions up to 10% of pensionable salary
  • Flexible benefits to suit your personal needs
  • Flexible working policy
  • Investment in personal development and support to membership of professional institutions

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, pension and other additional benefits. 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. #LI-SM1


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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