Job ID: R0016205
Date Posted: Aug 17, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: HITACHI RAIL LIMITED
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Your new role
Hitachi Rail have an exciting opportunity for a technically minded, people focused manager to join our Rolling Stock Engineering team as the Head of Electrical Engineering. As the Head of Electrical Engineering you have a strong passion for people development along with prior experience of delivering results within the rolling stock environment which in-turn will focus you in helping drive and scope an over-all high performing, efficient and solution focused team ensuring the delivery of company goals and objectives are met. This is a diverse position in which the Head of Electrical Systems Engineering’s scope will cover both functional and operational system functionalities therefore the successful candidate must have a rolling stock systems background.
The Head of Electrical Engineering will interface with both internal and external stakeholders, ranging from internal sale, projects and our wider global engineering teams but also the end customer along with various sub-contractors and suppliers. It is essential to be successful in this role you must have previous customer facing experience and effective stakeholder management skills to align all parties’ expectations.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking, strategically minded individual where you will join the organisation and really be able to make an impact. You will have autonomy within your dedicated area to create new ways of working, building more efficiencies and help to push the team forward and must be comfortable making these decisions. You will thrive on working collaboratively in an evolving, sometimes challenging environment whilst always remaining focused on the overall goal.
Due to the nature of this role candidates must be flexible with regular travel to other UK Hitachi Rail sites as well as limited international travel (potentially 2-3 times annually) when required.
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. We are working to Inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.
At Hitachi Rail you will find a passionate and collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering Spirit. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. We take pride in the contribution we make to society and we always act with integrity and fairness towards our customers, suppliers and colleagues.
Why Hitachi Rail?
Here at Hitachi Rail we value the importance of all of our employees, if you would like to join our fantastic organisation you could be entitled to:
We also offer additional perks for you to choose from within a flexible plan that will meet your specific needs and lifestyle.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate all of the essential requirements listed below:
If you like the sound of the above and feel energised by the idea of joining a great brand at a moment of exciting expansion, please apply now. We look forward to hearing from you!