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Bid Manager

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0043684
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
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 Bid Manager 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 Pittsburgh, PA.

About Us:

A career at Hitachi Rail will help create a legacy. With operations in every corner of the world, our work goes to the cutting-edge of digital transformation and technology. From the multi-cultural strength of our global organization to the sustainable and innovative ways we work to bring people together, there’s something for everyone to get stuck into. And that’s where you come in.


  • Ensure the preparation of bids in compliance with Bidding process
  • Ensure the alignment with Sales targets and the implementation of Company policies/guidelines for the definition and preparation of all financial/economic items of the assigned bids
  • Ensure the implementation of the assigned bid strategy
  • Ensure all bidding risks are identified and consolidated according to the Company risk management procedure
  • Ensure the continuous update of AIDA data base for the assigned bids
  • Support to the Bidding tools and processes improvement
  • Support the Sales Manager in the definition of the guidelines of the Bid Preparation strategy

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • 3 - 5 years of working experience preparing bids or delivering projects.
  • Strong computer skills with experience using MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of project management practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to work with numbers and spreadsheets

Desired Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Marketing and technical knowledge and/or experience in the transit or railroad industry
  • Project Management experience
  • PMI, PMP, or CAPM Certification is desirable
  • Experience preparing project cost estimates
  • Experience with contracts and commercial terms and conditions.
  • Ability to write technical proposals.
  • Experience working in a global team environment.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent technical background

Languages: English Proficiency 

In accordance with the DOT’s FRA and FTA programs, Hitachi’s substance screening program tests pre-employment candidates and current employees, as required for safety-sensitive positions.

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

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