(Senior) Engineering Lead for New Rolling Stock (m/f/d) FlixTrain

If you get excited by pushing sustainable transport and being part of a dynamic and fast-growing start-up within Flix, join us to build the largest private provider of long-distance rail transport. We’re looking for a motivated and driven (Senior) Engineering Lead for New Rolling Stock (m/f/d) who will help us shape our team, drive the company to the next level, and have the most direct influence on our success.

Location: Berlin/ hybrid 

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • You are part of the rolling stock team for FlixTrain and shape our long-term rolling stock strategy from a technical perspective
  • You take over the engineering lead of the development and production process of newly built trains, designed to operate throughout Europe and will have a lasting impact on European travel behavior
  • You assess the technical feasibility of concept proposals from manufacturers
  • You ensure that the technical specifications of the train enable future-proof rail transportation
  • You manage sub-projects and take an active role in negotiations with train manufacturers or financing partners
  • You accompany and monitor the production process of trains
  • You work with various internal and external stakeholders to ensure proper and timely execution of the project plan
  • Your ideas, positive energy and entrepreneurial spirit are needed and appreciated on a daily basis

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • You have more than 5 years of experience in the railway industry and in managing technical projects within the EU.
  • You have an excellent command of English, and proficiency in German is considered a plus.
  • You possess strong analytical and critical thinking skills, along with excellent technical understanding and a high affinity for details and structures.
  • You demonstrate good technical, project management, and communication skills.
  • You can work independently, reliably, and conscientiously.
  • You exhibit assertiveness and strong negotiating skills.
  • You are willing to travel during 20% of your working hours.


Our Perks – More than just a job

  • You have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are creating the easiest way to travel. We want your ideas and give you autonomy to make them reality.​
  • Flix is flexible. Organize your own schedule with trust-based hours and up to 60 days of working from (m)anywhere. We are an office-first company, and we encourage all employees to come regularly to their local office.
  • Travelling is our passion. Discover the world with your free Flix rides and bring along your friends and family for half price.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work. Our FlixTeam has people from over 80 different nations. We work in a multicultural environment where we can challenge and support each other.
  • We’re not only green in color. We’re building for the long term, and that means protecting our planet. We constantly test new green technologies and compensate for the CO2 after all our business travel since 2018.
  • Your well-being is important to us. To treat your mind and body we will give you a competitive paid time off package, mental health support including 1:1 consultations with a psychologist, and a neat discount on UrbanSportsClub memberships.

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We’re excited to hear from you!  We recognize that everyone carries a unique set of valuable skills and experiences. If you think you could have an impact even though you don’t meet 100% of the requirements, we still encourage you to apply.

About Flix

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.

Flix 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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