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Location: Pistoia, Pistoia, Italia
Job ID: R0015506
Date Posted: Apr 18, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & 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 Mechanical System 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 Naples - 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.


The System Engineer will be in charge of the design and definition of the following mechanical systems for Mass Transit application:

  • Floor system
  • Windows
  • Gangway
  • Analysis of Customer Technical Specification requirements
  • Definition of derived performance and functional requirements for specified systems 
  • Management of functional and mechanical integration requirements in cooperation with Engineering departments and the project teams
  • Preparation of System Requirements specification for given suppliers
  • Definition and analysis of suitable materials for systems under scope
  • Development of the integration and operational requirements
  • Preparation of the system performance and functional test specifications
  • Support for tests activities at the supplier facilities and on the vehicle up the validation/homologation completion

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Experience of at least 2 years in the railway industry with System Engineering roles
  • Knowledge of the basic concepts of the RAMS disciplines is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of the main regulations/standards relating to on-board systems in the railway business and specifically for floor and windows systems
  • Knowledge of the main office automation software/tools (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the system engineering processes throughout the life cycle of the product and with an interdisciplinary approach.
  • Recommended knowledge of electrical/mechanical design topics and software (Autocad, Creo, Catia, Scilab, Matlab,)
  • Knowledge of the IBM DOORS requirements management tool
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organisation, with the aptitude to contribute with constructive and practical ideas and efforts.
  • Readiness to work effectively in a collaborative and international environment.
  • Ability to work autonomously and together in teams is required.
  • Availability for national and international business trips.


Engineering Degree or equivalent technical background.


Fluent Knowledge of English (written & spoken).

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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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