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Location: Napoli, Naples, Italy
Job ID: 50023436.7HRSTS
Date Posted: Nov 8, 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 OS&M BUYER 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 Naples, Italy.

Who We Are
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.

Project Description
Buyer dedicated to the Procurement area of Hitachi Service, with particular expertise in urban transport systems in Railway market.

  • Identify potential suppliers based on technical specifications;
  • Formulate requests for tenders;
  • Formulate requests for quotation;
  • Assessing and negotiating tenders received;
  • Issue orders/framework contracts through the SAP corporate management system;
  • Forward, approve, ship and archive purchase orders
  • Dedicated to the Procurement area of Hitachi Service, with particular expertise in urban transport systems in Railway market;
  • Relate to institution of Supply Chain, for the definition/optimization of requirements and logistic;
  • Relate to Maintenance, Engineering and Operation, for the study of technical issues;
  • Relate to Sales, with regard to the offers necessary for the acquisition of sales orders by customers of Hitachi Rail;
  • Relate to Program Management, for the alignment of supply programs and the respect of the budget;
  • Relate to Administration & Finance, for the closure of the liability cycle and the management of sureties;
  • Relate to Legal, for legal/contractual matters.

Job requirements
Required Skills/Knowledge
  • Ability to read/interpret technical specifications and/or drawings;
  • Previous experience, even minimal (5 years), in the role of Buyer;
  • Proven negotiation skills, enriched by good analytical and management skills;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Bachelor of Science or technical Degree preferably in Engineering/Management or Economic/ Legal disciplines;
  • Excellent use of the office package and the main computer tools;
  • Knowledge of SAP Environment System MM.


    Technical-commercial training (Degree in Engineering/Management or Economic/ Legal disciplines).


    Excellent knowledge of the English language (written and spoken)

    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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