Careers with Rail Operations Group

Rail Operations Group is the UK’s only train operating company dedicated to operating trains on behalf of the rolling stock engineering, train manufacturing, and leasing sectors. We also operate trains on behalf of the train operating community. Our train operation is dynamic, expanding and traverses the entire UK rail network. We operate a vast range of traction and rolling stock.

We’re looking for professionals to drive our trains

The people who drive our trains are Operations Managers (OMs). OMs are part of ROG’s management team who, on occasions, undertake other managerial responsibilities. This dynamic and somewhat demanding role is rewarded with a salary of £70k p/a.


The ideal candidate for this role will be highly motivated to learn new things and become involved in new and exciting projects, be willing to respond real-time to changes to our train plans, undertake certain managerial duties, take responsibility for the real-time engagement with customers and become a true ambassador for one of the most respected and professional companies in the UK rail industry.

 

We are currently specifically looking for Operations Managers in the following areas;

Greater Anglia

London & South

Midlands

Scotland - Central Belt

South Wales


If you believe you have what it takes to undertake this role, we need to hear from you.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to

careers@railopsgroup.co.uk

Duty Control Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Operations team as a Duty Control Manager. ROG’s operations are amongst the most technically competent and diverse in the UK rail industry. As part of this, you will be joining a highly motivated and innovative “can do” team who ensure our Control function delivers a seamless train plan which meets the requirements of both our customers and internal stakeholders. You will use our supporting systems, processes and procedures, as well as liaising with customers and all involved parties, to achieve and maintain our standard of exemplary service and performance delivery, two principal aspects of the drivers behind our success. Operational experience is an absolute pre-requisite. This roles offers a competetive salary.

Key Deliverables

  • Undertake overall responsibility for the safe implementation, management and delivery of the Rail Operations Group train plan on a shift basis.
  • Manage staff and resources at your disposal to ensure the plan is communicated and delivered effectively and efficiently.
  • Manage and resolve short notice changes to the train plan, ensuring continuity of service.
  • Manage safety of the line incidents and disrupted working in a professional manner, communicating ongoing responses to all involved. Escalate if required.
  • Ensure all work undertaken, where required, is recorded and logged in detail in real time. Produce reports and communications as required to customers and internal stakeholders. Maintain thorough documentary and electronic records as required by a train running Control office.
  • Liaise with fleet, planning and resources staff to ensure the plan is deliverable.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with Network Rail (VSTP submissions and train performance) and third-party operators on the network.
  • Record instances of level 1 TDA and monitor individual train performance to identify delay causation. 

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to

careers@railopsgroup.co.uk 

Fleet Controller/Assistant Duty Control Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Operations team as a Fleet Controller / Assistant Duty Control Manager. ROG’s operations are amongst the most technically competent and diverse in the UK rail industry. As part of this, you will be joining a highly motivated and innovative “can do” team who ensure our Control function delivers a seamless train plan which meets the requirements of our customers and internal stakeholders. Your role will be to manage the fleet of traction and rolling stock assets in the most effective manner, ensuring that safety, availability, reliability and performance are optimised and matched to the commercial requirements of Rail Operations Group and its customers.

You will also assist the Duty Control manager by, for example, submitting VSTP requests, inputting manual train consists, monitoring and communicating train running diagrams and undertaking other duties in support of the Duty Control Manager to ensure the Control office is an efficient, effective, well-disciplined and pro-active environment.

Technical engineering competence is a pre-requisite. This role offers a competetive salary. 

 

 

 

Key Deliverables

  • Provide technical support and assistance to Control Room staff and telephone support to operational and other staff across the company.
  • Lead and manage TOPS integrity across the business, ensuring accurate reporting of maintenance and other activities on the appropriate systems.
  • Production of the fleet plan, ensuring engineering and maintenance requirements are inherent in all plans, whilst delivering availability and reliability of all fleet assets to all aspects of the business.
  • Manage defect reporting, action and close out, ensuring continuity of data between TOPS, R2 and DARTS, and any other systems in use by ROG or the supply chain.
  • Acknowledgement of NIR reports, ensuring the correct dissemination of NIR information from the Control to appropriate persons.
  • Lead the daily Fleet Conference ensuring notes and actions are identified and carried out, including outstanding actions and the progressing of those with individuals as required.
  • Working with the Commercial and Planning teams, allocate traction and rolling stock, couplers, adaptors and specialist equipment to commercial services to ensure planned services operate with maximum efficiency and in accordance with all maintenance schedules and guidelines.
  • Manage back to the plan after perturbation, disruption or incidents.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the supply chain as necessary.
  • Update resource plans as required to meet emerging customer needs.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to

careers@railopsgroup.co.uk 

Head of Engineering

Reporting to the Managing Director, this exciting role leads and directs the engineering function within Rail Operations Group. The successful applicant must be a chartered Engineer living in the Derby area and have a proven track record of delivery at a strategic level within the industry. The post attracts a competitive salary, pension and healthcare package.

 

If you believe you have what it takes to undertake this role, we need to hear from you.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to

careers@railopsgroup.co.uk 

Commercial Engineering Manager

This exciting new role is embedded within our commercial team and has a unique responsibility for managing the engineering aspects of delivery of ROG’s services. The role interfaces with all aspects of our business, customers and suppliers. The successful applicant must be a HNC/HND qualified engineer living in the Derby area and have a proven track record of delivery at a tactical level within the industry. The post attracts a competitive salary, pension and healthcare package.

 

If you believe you have what it takes to undertake this role, we need to hear from you.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to

careers@railopsgroup.co.uk 

Fleet Technical Engineer 

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, this technically challenging role is responsible for delivery of the technically challenging facets of ROG’s innovative operations, development of technical solutions and management of engineering change. The successful applicant must be qualified to membership of IET or IME level and be located in the Derby area. A proven track record of delivery at a senior level within the industry is a pre-requisite. The post attracts a competitive salary, pension and healthcare package.

 

If you believe you have what it takes to undertake this role, we need to hear from you.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to

careers@railopsgroup.co.uk 

Operations Compliance & Training Manager

Reporting to the Head of Safety, the Operations Compliance & Training Manager will support Rail Operations Group in ensuring that all operations are conducted safely, and any risks are identified. This role will be responsible for implementing and maintaining a competence regime to ensure that ROG maintains a suitable traction and route training as a business to facilitate commercial requirements. You would be required to ensure that the competence of ROG staff and nominated customers is assured through robust training needs analysis, training course development and delivery, route, competence and ongoing operational assessment regimes.

Key Requirements

  • Educated to GCSE level in Mathematics, English & Science
  • L1 A12/D32 Assessor Qualification
  • Training Experience
  • High level IT literacy
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Minimum, of 5 years railway experience

This role offers a competitive salary, pension and healthcare package.

 

If you believe you have what it takes to undertake this role, we need to hear from you.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to

careers@railopsgroup.co.uk 

News and recent developments

ROG wins 2018 Rail Business Award for Engineering Business Excellence
ROG's latest newsletter 'Keeping Track'

Visit our News page and read our latest newsletter 'Keeping Track'

Contact and Appointments

Please go to our 'Contact us' page.

Print Print | Sitemap
© Rail Operations Group