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Location: IT
Job ID: 50035136.7HRSTS
Date Posted: Dec 9, 2021
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Administration & Facilities
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Job Description
Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Mechanical System Engineer, for the Operation Service & Maintenanceunit, who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be the person responsible to assure the return of experience and the Services requirements in the OS&M Product Engineering. 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.

  • Responsible for the Mechanical Engineering activities coming from the Fleet Engineering, technical analysis and interface with the RS Engineering for complex solutions.
  • Act as technical interface with the Supplier of our key systems for technical analysis and evaluation in case of revamping, trouble shooting or performances improvement
  • Ensure the analysis of the FRACAS report issued by the Field Engineering, the identification of all eventual technical issues and of the related technical solutions, supporting the continuous improvement;
  • Be responsible for the mechanical technical part of the CAS (inside the FRACAS) to develop solutions that allow the optimization of the reliability and more in general the trouble shooting.
  • Support the Design for Maintenance unit to optimize the Maintenance and the Maintenance Plan, by analyzing and pre-assessing electrical technical solutions to be proposed to RS Engineering
  • Support the Rolling Stock Engineering department to make the analysis of the Systems to generate the Modifications request on the Project
  • Collaborate with all other relevant unit of OS&M Engineering and with RS Engineering for the management of complex technical problems to develop improvement solutions for the maintenance activities within the depots;
  • Collaborate in the Obsolescence Management to issue an obsolescence management plan, analyzing eventual alternative electrical solutions to solve obsolescence issues;
  • Assure all the necessary mechanical technical support at the competent Design Authority for all related to maintenance activities and revamping;
  • Act as interface toward all the external Engineering Company verifying the final result and coordinating them, from the selection up to the final documentation delivery;
  • Execute all the Mechanical Engineering activities for the Revamping and Upgrades (including Mid Life Upgrades)

Job requirements
Required Skills/Knowledge
  • Minimum 6 years of railway vehicles Mechanical Engineering experience
  • Knowledge about the FEM Analysis and CAD tool (Catia, Autocad, ecc...)
  • Vehicle Dynamic Calculation
  • Deep knowledge of system like Wheels, Wheelset, Bogie, Dumper, Carbody, Doors, HVAC
  • Deep knowledge of joint bolt connection
  • Welding Knowledge
  • Cracks propagation and Fatigue knowledge
  • Experience in Validation and Verification on wayside railways systems
  • International experience and ability to manage internationals projects
  • Knowledge of Maintenance task and its economical impact on the Total Cost of Ownership
  • Willing to take on big challenges with large-scale International projects
  • Willing to work in an international enviroment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Person on which is easy to work with
  • Project Engineering Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Experience in modern Lean and Agile Organization

Desired Skills/Knowledge
  • Previous experience in Rail Manufacturer Companies
  • Proven experience in large scale of revamping of trains
  • Welding Engineer Certified or Welding Engineering Knowledge
  • Planning and organization


Mechanical Engineering Qualifications.


English Proficiency.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi

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