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Lead Technician

Location: Edge Hill United Kingdom
Job ID: R0002807
Date Posted: Jul 25, 2021
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail Limited
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

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!

Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signalling, 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. We are working to inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.

Your new role

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Technician to be based in Edge Hill, Liverpool.  In this exciting role you will predominantly service, complex fault find and repair Hitachi rolling stock assets

Responsible for the following -

  • Maintain the condition of the work site, materials and equipment
  • Adhere to health, safety, environmental & quality practices in the workplace
  • Prepare for and undertake planned and unplanned maintenance activities
  • Confirm that traction and rolling stock assets comply with operational specifications by the use of engineering processes and techniques
  • Read and extract information from traction and rolling stock drawings and specifications
  • Prepare for and undertake the removal and replacement of traction and rolling stock components
  • Modify or manufacture traction and rolling stock components by material removal using hand tools
  • Assemble traction and rolling stock components using engineering processes and techniques
  • Install new traction and rolling stock components using engineering processes and techniques
  • Identify, assess and rectify defects and discrepancies on Hitachi rolling stock assets
  • Identify repeat defects on Hitachi rolling stock assets and suggest / carry out repairs
  • Create technical scopes of work for fault rectification by other members of staff
  • Support reliability technicians with regards reliability improvements to rolling stock assets
  • Attend and provide technical support with failures in service when on duty
  • Provide operational support to users of Hitachi rolling stock assets
  • Keep SAP record system up to date with clear and concise information of work carried out.
  • Develop professionally and support good working relationships
  • Learn new skills in accordance with Hitachi’s new business demands as required
  • Liaison with Hitachi and external personnel as required to complete the duties of the post

About you

Essential

  • Stock-Specific maintenance and faulting
  • Depot Protection
  • Working at Height
  • Manual Handling
  • Powered plant and tools – air / 110v
  • Crimping competence & assessment

Qualifications

  • M & E HNC or served apprenticeship with mechanical, electrical disciplines
  • Engineering based NVQ level 3

Behavioural

  • Sound knowledge of, and compliance to, rules and regulations
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to represent Hitachi in a professional manner at all times
  • Good team worker

Desirable

  • Intermediate IT skills – typically Word, Excel
  • Network Rail Sentinel PTS
  • AC Depot isolation
  • Moveable plant
  • Driving Licence

Why Hitachi Rail?

At Hitachi Rail 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!

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