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Manuals & Training Technical Writer

Location: Napoli, Napoli, Italia
Job ID: R0016824
Date Posted: May 23, 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 Manuals & Training Technical Writer and Coordinator (Mass Transit platform) 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 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.


  • Analyze and understand technical requirements concerning Manuals & Training (M&T) during the Bidding phase for new project.
  • Analyze and understand Contractual technical requirements concerning Manuals & Training (M&T): i.e. Operating manuals, Maintenance manuals collection; Troubleshooting manuals, Illustrated Parts Catalogues, Operators and I and II level (incl. Overhaul) Maintenance training courses.
  • Prepare Technical Requirements Specifications concerning Manuals & Training for external sub-suppliers of vehicle subsystems according to Requirement Breakdown Structure (RBS).
  • Prepare the project budgets as far as M&T activities.
  • Prepare Technical Requirements Specifications concerning M&T sub-suppliers (technical writers and training instructors).
  • Project reporting as fas as M&T tasks (order requests, sub-suppliers performance approval, internal job reporting).
  • Prepare the Manuals and Training Program Plan for each project (i.e. description of the process, schedule for the deliverables development, organizational chart, revision tracking, style guide, in-process and final approval review).
  • Manage and coordinate the work streams concerning M&T for the given project or platform; interactions with the following main stakeholders:
    • Hitachi Rail RAM dept.
    • Hitachi Rail Design dept.
    • Hitachi Rail Fields Engineering dept.
    • Hitachi Rail Operations dept.
    • external M&T sub-suppliers
    • external vehicle system sub-suppliers
    • final customer.
  • Support the Hitachi Rail PE and PM with the verification of the M&T requirements/milestones.
  • Support and coordinate the external M&T sub-supplier’s team (technical writers/instructors and team leader) for any technical analysis during the development phase of the technical documentation.
  • Be the focal point for the customer relationship as far as project’s M&T requirements.
  • Support and attend to factory or on-site vehicle maintenance verification activities for M&T.
  • Coordinate (from technical and logistic point of view): training objectives identification, training needs analysis, didactical program development, training materials and aids availability, training evaluation) and partially attend as supervisor the training courses program at the customer’s workshop.

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Willing to take on big challenges with large-scale railway rolling stock projects
  • Huge capability to work in teams of people with different cultures
  • Ability in problem solving
  • Ability to analyze and understand technical documentation
  • Ability to interpret contract technical specifications
  • Advanced ability in the use of the main Word Processing tools
  • Advanced ability in the use of Windchill GPLM

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • Basic working knowledge of rail systems/sub-systems
  • Basic knowledge of requirement engineering management basics and tools (e.g. IBM Doors).
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the field of Manuals & Training (or RAM/Fields Eng./Operations)


Diploma/degree required (preferably technical field).



English Proficiency

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