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Are you looking for an opportunity to work alongside an international high-speed rail service?

Ford and Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting an Electrical Systems Engineer for an international rail business.

The Opportunity:

An opportunity has arisen to join an international train operating company as an Electrical Systems Engineer. As a System Engineer you are allocated responsibility for one or several train systems and act as the technical authority for that system. The System Engineer is responsible for the safe and reliable performance of their specific train system.


London -Temple Mills

Role And Responsibility:

  • Responsible for the safe and reliable operation of said system(s)
  • Work with Performance team and maintainers to, ensure that pertinent data are collected and all system issues are monitored, prioritised and resolved as required.
  • Analyse allocated system data sets in order to identify trends, failure modes and other performance issues.
  • Analyse defects to root cause level.
  • Continuously improve the maintenance regime (tasks and periodicities) in response to system data analysis, lessons learnt, reliability performance and safety.
  • Investigate and evaluate potential opportunities within the allocated system to drive down costs, improve productivity, increase safety, improve availability, etc.
  • Build strong working relationships across all departments, with key suppliers and external stakeholders (e.g. Siemens, SNCF, SNCB, Masteris, Eurotunnel, HS1 etc.).
  • Support the maintainers to resolve their technical queries on the allocated systems.
  • Develop/Produce fault finding guides to aid the maintainers with defect resolution.
  • Support graduates and apprentices with their technical and professional development Requirements


  • Have an appropriate qualification in an engineering discipline (e.g HNC/D, Degree).
  • Risk assessments with technical and operational experience.
  • Be able to understand and explain technical problems with suppliers, peers and non-technical operational staff both verbally and written, in-person and remotely.
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office and Excel.


  • Travel benefits for work and play
  • A great pension
  • Exclusive discounts and perks

Closing Date:  8th July 2022

Ford & Stanley Ltd is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: London
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£45000 - £60000