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Senior Technical Bid Manager - Operations Services & Maintenance

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0011222
Date Posted: Sep 17, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Technical Bid Manager - Operations Services & Maintenance who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Who We Are

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.

Main responsibilities:

  • Perform OS&M bid technical requirements analysis and allocation
  • Develop bid technical documentation relevant to operation, maintenance and warranty support and/or any kind of service relevant to OS&M business
  • Coordinate all the technical proposal documentation relevant to OS&M offers
  • Estimate all OS&M technical costs in terms of manpower, materials, subcontracts, auxiliary expenses etc and challenge input received from technical departments
  • Estimate all technical risks with support of OS&M technology department
  • Coordinate with OS&M technology referent appointed in the bid team, for validation of input for technical cost estimation and technical proposal
  • Collect and consolidate input for cost estimation from staff functions

Key Skills & Experience

It is our expectation that successful applicants should be able to demonstrate all of the experience and skills listed below:

Essential Requirements

  • Proven experience in Maintenance planning, maintenance strategies, O&M organizations standard profiles, spare parts stock dimensioning and materials management
  • Confidence in Economic principles/bidding process such as requirements management, cost estimation, technical coordination.
  • Proven experience in complex bids, managing requirements analysis and allocation, being in charge of cost estimation and coordinating technical deliverables even within consortium structures
  • Knowledge of Rail environment : knowledge of different technologies/subsystems characterizing rail environment, usual stakeholders and relevant role


  • Proficient in English both written and verbal
  • Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science or equivalent

Desirable Requirements

  • Previous experience in Operation and Maintenance (involvement into mobilization process and or O&M operations/engineering activities)
  • Previous experience in Rail projects/bids is highly desired
  • Knowledge of a language other than English.
  • Skills in cost modelling


Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation.   We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi

It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]

Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]

Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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