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Materials and special processes Engineer

Location: Pistoia, Pistoia, Italia
Job ID: R0012393
Date Posted: Dec 1, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail S.p.A.
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 Materials and special processes Engineer 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 Pistoia - IT

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.


  • Ability on the use of the materials and special processes requirement management with DOORS;
  • Management of materials and special processes documentation and activities, with special reference to bonding, painting and corrosion protection.
  • Collaborate with the sub-project groups (internal and external) and ensure the development of the assigned project part;
  • Be the referent for internal and / or external resources involved in materials and special processes design project team and will be responsible for coordinating the whole team.
  • Knowledge of bonding, painting and corrosion protection.

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Experience to perform the aforementioned tasks as described in section above
  • Master of Science or technical degree required in Chemical or Materials ;
  • Minimum 1 year working in railway vehicles projects in an engineering role as materials or special processes engineer.
  • Availability for short domestic and overseas trips.

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • Knowledge on DIN6701
  • Knowledge on EU directive regarding the chemist substances (REACH, ROS, SCIP)
  • Analytic approach
  • Team-working attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Result orientation
  • EAS (European adhesive specialist) is preferred

Education / Qualifications

Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering with Materials specialization of Chemical Enginering or deeply experience in the materials and special processes in railway field.


Knowledge of written and spoken English at least B2 level

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