Homologation Manager Rolling-Stock FlixTrain (m/f/d)

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Do you want to build up the biggest private player in the long-distance railway market? Do you want to create a new travel experience? You love to improve and rethink status quo? Then join our FlixTrain team and be part of a new startup within FlixBus which will revolutionize the railway industry and how people travel!

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • You are part of the Rolling-Stock Sourcing team for FlixTrain: you will define and shape our rolling-stock long-term strategy for FlixTrain.
  • You are responsible to prepare tender specifications for newly built rolling-stock orders and to define our key criteria for further growth
  • You execute the strategy roadmap together with the team to build up a low-cost provider with superior cost advantages, focusing on homologation issues across the value chain
  • You supervise the OEM during the homologation process and ensure that requirements are anticipated during specification phase and assess risks throughout the project duration
  • You evaluate together with external teams, teams on running projects and supplier’s homologation risks and potential strategies to ensure timely delivery for newly built rolling-stock orders
  • You support the team in executing their work-streams in order to grow the business
  • You further develop our rolling-stock criteria, find suitable solutions to ensure high quality standards, fast delivery and product definitions that support our long-term strategy

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • Degree in Engineering or similar with relevant technical experiences
  • 3+ years of relevant working experience; engineering experience in the Rolling Stock sector is a plus
  • Relevant engineering qualification and ability to understand and interpret relevant technical publications / reports
  • You are not necessarily an expert on homologation, but you understand the basic legal framework in Europe, and you are interested to deep dive into the topic
  • Ability to manage projects and to drive others to meet project deadlines
  • Strong analytical critical-thinking skills and a high affinity for rolling-stock
  • Fluent in English; German and every other European language is a plus 

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • Have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are changing the way people travel, and you too can have an impact on this ride.
  • Trust-based working. We don't punch the clock – organize your own schedule. We trust in what you do!
  • Push boundaries. Everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues from all over the world.
  • Fun at work and beyond. Discover the world with your free FlixBus rides and join our regular team events – there's always something to celebrate!
  • Feel at home. We provide you with a laptop, comfortable working space, free drinks, a casual dress code, diverse employee discounts and more.

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!


About FlixMobility

We are a global mobility provider with headquarters in Europe and the United States. Since 2013, we have changed the way millions of people have traveled, offering new alternatives for convenient, affordable and eco-friendly travel. Thanks to a unique business model and innovative technology, we have quickly established one of the largest long-distance mobility networks in the world – and our journey has just begun.

FlixMobility is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.

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