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Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Job ID: 50021777.10HRSTS
Date Posted: Jan 29, 2021
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Supply Chain
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Supply Chain Planner 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 Boston, MA.

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.

The Project:
The position is based Boston, MA. Our project supports the MBTA
- Planning for Projects & Bids in the Americas involving more than one Hitachi Rail STS Legal Entity & a complex package of subcontractors.
- Timely delivery of materials/services on high complexity projects in accordance with the Integrated Project Schedule and Budget.
- Increase delivery efficiency by creating optimization among projects.
- Continuously improve Supply Chain Planning processes by working closely with full project teams (Engineering/Controlling/Bidding).
- Finalization & submission of Make/Buy external cost estimation.
- Final Cost Estimations to be completed and issued in alignment with the bid schedule
- Material and service delivery alignment with the Project Integrated Schedule
- Risk Management & Mitigation of project delivery delays
- Accurate tracking of Inventory figures for both company & project warehouses
- External Cost Planning/Estimation/Actual/Budget/Forecasting & Project Reporting for high complexity Bids (for materials, services, packages and subcontractors)
- Update all Supply Chain information required for the Integrated Project Plan
- Maintain and distribute to the project team up-to-date documentation for weekly team meetings (Logistics Plan, Master Production Schedule, Inventory Report, etc)
- Coordinate all Planning & Logistics activities among all legal entities involved in the project to ensure project material delivery (including spare parts and repairing of failed material) in accordance with the Project Plan.
- Complete project requirements (Transfer orders, Purchase Orders, advance order demands, etc) in alignment with the project schedule to assure the Launch of the Production
- Confirm Purchase Requests for all materials, external services, packages & subcontractors to ensure project on time delivery
- Maintain and distribute the Supplier Logistics and Supply Planning documentation in alignment with contractual requirements (Performance Bond, Transportation Plan, Procurement Plan, Fabrication Plan, etc)
- Track monitoring & reporting on supplier performances (including logistics providers) in terms of production, Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), lead time, shipment, project warehouse management and compliance with contractual requirements
- Identify and implement Project Mitigation actions to prevent potential misalignments of the supplier performances in comparison with the contractual requirements (delays in material FAT and/or delivery, etc)
- Create a Service Entry Sheet (SES) and Work Progress Certificate (WPC) based on the supplier achievement of project milestones, authorizing the Subcontractor to issue an invoice

Required Skills:
Knowledge & Technical requirements:
- Over 5 years of expertise within the Supply Chain - Contracts
- Project Management
- Supplier Management
- Procurement planning methods
- Vendor rating and suppliers monitoring
- Reporting
- Technical/Technology knowledge
- Risk Management
- Continuous improvement Documentation management

- Bachelor's Degree

- English Proficiency

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 www.Hitachi
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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