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Associate Supply Chain Operations

Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Job ID: R0017520
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail would like you to join our friendly and supportive team as a Associate Supply Chain Operations  - It is a long term role – immediate start – Rivervale, WA based

About you:

  • Have minimum 1 years’ experience
  • Have engineering background 
  • SAP/ Excel

About the role – Associate Supply Chain Planner

You will work in a dynamic environment with the opportunity to make a difference.

You will support the Supply planning activities within bidding or project team, driving on-time delivery (materials and services) aligned with project schedule and critical milestones

The key skills and experience we are seeking are as follow:

  • Complete understanding of estimation and performing the task of the overall external costs on 'high complex' Bids.
  • Document and assess the external cost planning and forecast (for materials, services, packages and subcontractors during the project execution phase
  • Issuing and distribution Supply Plan for the relevant project.
  • Issuing of the Purchase Requests for all materials, external services, packages and subcontractor aligned with Project schedule requirement.
  • "Launch of the production" on the basis of project requirements (Transfer orders, Purchase orders, advance demand) and develop project material delivery (including spare parts and repairing of failed material) in accordance with the project schedule by coordinating all planning & logistics activities globally.
  • Ensure the monitoring and reporting on supplier performances (including logistic provider) in terms of production, FAT, lead time, shipment , project warehouse management and compliance with contractual requirements- upstream.
  • Identification and implementation of project mitigation actions due to the risk of potential misalignments of the supplier performances in comparison with the contractual requirements (delays in material FAT and/or delivery)
  • Review, process and monitor subcontractors claims based on the project milestones / labour hire, creation of a SES (Service Entry Sheet) and issue signed Work Progress Certificate (WPC).
  • Work directly with contracting team, project managers, department leads, buyers, and engineers to ensure all projects milestones are supported and achieved.
  • Experience in leading small team, support on the job training, maintain team cohesiveness and perform one-on-one coaching.

Choose to unlock your full POTENTIAL. Apply today.

Should you wish to have more information, please connect with our TA team through [email protected]

Employee Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a Global Company that offers a great work life balance, a sociable, fun and collaborative working environment. There are opportunities to upskill and further progress your career with training and development available.

About Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of turnkey rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, operation, service and maintenance, digital technology and turnkey with a presence in 38 countries, across 11 manufacturing sites on three continents and over 13,000 employees. Hitachi Rail is headquartered in London, UK and is ultimately wholly owned by Hitachi Ltd.  Our engineering heritage and culture is rooted in Japan, where our first steam and electric locomotives were built in the early 1920s. We continue to deliver the most current Shinkansen for Japan’s railways and have successfully exported our technology and expertise to multiple rolling stock projects across the globe - from high speed, tram and metro to driverless technologies for passengers and freight. 


Hitachi Rail is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

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