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Change & Configuration Controller

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Location: Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
Job ID: 44544
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Limited
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: Optional

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Are you looking for opportunities to work on high profile rail projects and advanced technology alongside experts from the UK, Europe and Japan? Come and join the fastest growing rail business in the world!

As a global provider of total railway solutions, Hitachi Rail Limited has a growing international presence and product range. We are leading the largest rail modernisation project in UK history and delivering the UK’s next generation of rolling stock. We are working to Inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.

Your new role

Hitachi Rail Limited are currently recruiting for an experienced Change and Configuration Controller to join our team in Doncaster. You will be working as a part of our service and maintenance engineering department, reporting to the Senior Change & Configuration Engineer


In this exciting new role, you will be responsible for supporting the change & configuration team by ensuring change & configuration is managed in line with business procedures throughout the entire life of unit.


Specifically, you will be responsible for the following deliverables:

  • Assisting with the unit traceable component structure (asset tree), identifying components and  those assemblies and sub-assemblies to be tracked by serial number for all HRE fleets
  • Identifying any errors or mistakes in all necessary information to be recorded against components within the asset tree and correct the issues.
  • Assisting in ensuring SAP data for configurable items is correct make updates as required.
  • Supporting software requirements for change and configuration where necessary.
  • Ensuring component and sub component exchanges, overhauls and operational information are captured and recorded sufficiently
  • Ensuring Engineering Change is recorded and controlled effectively.
  • Liaising with European and Japanese factories, as well as other sources to obtain all necessary information from the Manufacturing Bill of Materials (MBoM) during build phase of the units.
  • Liaison with Hitachi and external personnel as required by the duties of the post.
  • Travel (within the UK) will be required for short periods of time to support all the UK fleets.


About you

Licences / Competences
  • Experience in dealing with configuration management across a large fleet(s) of assets
  • Experience in using SAP for product structures and configuration management
  • High attention to detail and quality control
  • A minimum of HND or higher in an engineering discipline
  • Sound knowledge of, and compliance to, rules and regulations
  • Written and verbal communication skills to a very high standard
  • Able to represent Hitachi in a professional manner at all times
  • Position holder must be able to interface effectively with all levels of personnel both within and outside the company
  • A team worker, capable of working with a range of skill sets and cultures
Licences / Competences
  • Advanced IT skills – typically Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.

·        Experience gained from an engineer environment

Why Hitachi Rail Limited?

At Hitachi Rail Limited 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.

We offer a competitive salary and annual leave entitlement as well as a generous benefits package. This includes a pension scheme with contributions up to 9%, health insurance, and many more perks for you to choose from within a flexible plan that will meet your specific needs and lifestyle.

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!

Closing date for applications is 6th February

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