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Manufacturing Project Planner

Location: Hagerstown, Maryland, United States
Job ID: R0037031
Date Posted: Nov 21, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail USA, Inc.
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 Manufacturing Project Planner in Hagerstown, MD. who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic.

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. Prepare activity plans based on information provided by the functional lead.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Discuss, analyze, and agree any programmed changes.
  • Implement agreed changes and prepares revised control documents and plans.
  • Attend client planning meetings.
  • Maintain the history of project execution for future projects.
  • Generate periodic reports analyzing man-hours, progress status and any corrective action required.
  • Other general admin and planning tasks.


  • 3+ years in manufacturing environment, fabrication or assembly in the railway sector or similar.
  • Higher education in any STEM Subjects.
  • Desire and willingness to work within Rail Manufacturing Sector.
  • A proactive, diligent and driven professional with good attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Excellent MS Office skills, experienced in the preparation of reports and information using packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Project Management and Life Cycle.
  • Knowledge and experience of planning software (like, Primavera P6), preferred.


  • Associate degree or bachelor’s in related areas preferred or the equivalent in experience.

Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, a Retirement Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at

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 regards to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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