November 2013 to Present
Reading, United Kingdom
Automobile Division board member
April 2009 to Present
Technical Standards Manager
June 2011 to November 2013
October 2007 to June 2011
Graduate Engineering Manager
August 2005 to October 2007
Responsible for leading a team of 60 staff to deliver performance, reliability and continuous improvement in Reading's bus fleet. Responsible for leading a team of 60 staff to deliver performance, reliability and continuous improvement in Reading's bus fleet.
What company does John Bickerton work for?
John Bickerton works for Reading Transport
What is John Bickerton's role at Reading Transport?
John Bickerton is Chief Engineer
What industry does John Bickerton work in?
John Bickerton works in the Transportation/Trucking/Railroad industry.
Chartered engineer with project management experience, and a track record working from the shop floor to Board level and between suppliers, partners and end-users. Focus to date has been on improving fuel and energy efficiency, but always interested in wider engineering projects - particularly getting something from nothing!Chief Engineer @ Responsible for leading a team of 60 staff to deliver performance, reliability and continuous improvement in Reading's bus fleet. From November 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) Reading, United KingdomAutomobile Division board member @ Chair of IMechE AD (Western) committee and Automobile Division board member From April 2009 to Present (6 years 9 months) Technical Standards Manager @ Responsible for process and procedure and controlling engineering standards across 7500 vehicles within First's UK Bus division, and liaison with vehicle manufacturer and OE suppliers. From June 2011 to November 2013 (2 years 6 months) Project Manager @ Responsible for identifying, trialling and delivering fuel efficiency improvements to the UK bus fleet, and for projects to improve commercial (usually cost) efficiencies. I have delivered a successful driver behaviour programme for fuel savings, collision and injury improvement and cost reduction. From October 2007 to June 2011 (3 years 9 months) Graduate Engineering Manager @ Working across the business functions as a graduate management trainee, then moving to a busy London depot as Engineering Manager for nine months. From August 2005 to October 2007 (2 years 3 months) Professional Certificate in Business Management @ The Open University From 2006 to 2008 Mechanical Engineering @ University of Bath From 2000 to 2005 John Bickerton is skilled in: Project Management, Vehicles, Public Transport, Rail, Project Engineering, Stakeholder Management, Change Management, Transportation, Engineering, Project Planning, Contract Management, Program Management, Engineering Management, Team Leadership, Railway, Procurement, Continuous Improvement, Transportation Management, Negotiation
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
3 year(s), 5 month(s)
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