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Vehicle Engineer

Location: Pistoia, Pistoia, Italy
Job ID: R0013943
Date Posted: Dec 5, 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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Job Description

Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Vehicle Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks in Engineering Department. The position is based in PISTOIA - IT

Who We Are

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, 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.


  • Support and coordination during the bid and project development of the technical design of system
  • Definition of the conceptual solution of Equipment Integration on vehicles
  • Preparation of system requirements specification of a mechanical system
  • Analysis of Suppliers' technical proposals
  • Checking the technical description of the system
  • Verification of drawings / documents (Electrical, Mechanical, etc.) for installation / integration on board
  • Checking of FEM analysis report
  • Tolerance concept & analysis for equipment integration
  • Preparation / verification of performance test specification
  • Support during system type tests
  • Support during the on-board integration test
  • Design review with Clients and Suppliers

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience of at least 3 years in the railway or mechanical industry with the role of Vehicle Engineer or mechanical industry with the role of mechanical integrator
  • Good knowledge of pneumatic scheme, hydraulic scheme, electrical scheme comprehension, bolted and riveted connections;
  • Good knowledge of bolted and riveted connections;
  • Basic knowledge of electrics and mechanics is required.
  • Knowledge of the main office automation software/tools (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of mechanical design software (Autocad, Creo, Catia, etc.) and the IBM DOORS requirements management tool.
  • Knowledge of Engineering Processes and Railway Operations.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organisation, with the attitude to contribute with constructive and practical ideas.
  • Readiness to work effectively in a collaborative, fast-paced, multitasking international environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously in teams and for projects is required.
  • Availability for short-term national and international business trip.

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • Ability to manage and plan the assigned tasks independently and team-working.
  • Ability to analyze business requirements, problem-solving attitude and business process analysis.
  • Ability to face with the different internal functions (internal customer) and external (suppliers, customers, partners).
  • Planning and organization.
  • Versatile in learning and strong desire to remain up-to-date with changes in technology and best industry practices.
  • Strong business acumen & technical skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attitude to work in an international and multi-cultural reality.

Education / Qualifications

Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent technical background


Good knowledge of written and spoken English is mandatory.

English language knowledge on at least international B2 level


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