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On Board Signalling Engineer

Location: Solna, Stockholms län, Sweden
Job ID: R0005744
Date Posted: May 31, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Sweden AB
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for a passionate engineer, who is driven to exceed expectations in an international environment. Do you want to be a part of prestigious projects whose outcome will affect a lot of people every day? Then the role as Senior Commissioning Engineer at Hitachi Rail might be something for you!

Hitachi Rail is now looking for this key position to strengthen their engineering organization within the railway business. The company is in an exciting period with interesting projects.

The position is based in Solna, Sweden.

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.

Working with us in Sweden

Solna (Stockholm) is the Hitachi Rail headquarters in Sweden.

A diverse, inclusive and responsible culture is the root of our company where we consider hiring the right people and treating them well, as key factors of our sustainable success.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people with pioneering spirits, driven by customer satisfaction and company global growth.

While our resources are pooled in Stockholm, individuals in each technical area work across overall Scandinavian markets (Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway) and beyond.

As member of the global Hitachi Rail group, you may be offered to take part in global projects and to team-up with colleagues from around the world.

Benefits: In Sweden our employees are offered a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay and Pension, as well as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.

Role responsibilities

  • Ensure the delivery of On Board Signalling designs (HW, SW, functional and configuration design, interface control, production check, Signalling circuits including cable core plans, bonding diagrams, power supply), system requirements and architecture in accordance with Customer requirements, industry and company standards and processes
  • Ensure the delivery of On Board Signalling design document in compliance with industry standards for rolling stock applications (e.g. EN50155, EN50121-3-2 , EN50125-1, EN61373, EN45545-2, UIC 505-01) and with company processes and standard solutions.
  • Ensure the definition of the layout and proper installation of equipment, according product’s requirements and constrains
  • Ensure the review of On Board Signalling design requirements allocation and gap analysis and demonstrate the compliance of configuration design documents by the traceability
  • Ensure the definition and review of On Board Configuration requirements allocation and gap analysis and demonstrate the compliance of configuration design documents by the traceability
  • Participate in technical reviews to detect design errors, process and tool inefficiencies, and ensure the implementation of corrective and improvement actions
  • Ensure the execution of the Verification activities on issued documents, according to the V&V Plan
  • Guarantee the functional analysis of Validation feedback and site tests
  • Coordinate with integration leads and sales managers throughout the BID phases to analyse client requirements and define installation interfaces and drawings;
  • Work with the vehicle partner during the BID definition process in order to update the design;
  • Understand the Engineering Installation needs in order to include them in the design development
  • Prepare standard installation drawings, developing plan layout, sectional detailed drawings for installing the technical equipment;
  • Consult with the subsystems WPLs, PE and PM through completion of drafting to ensure design expectations are met;
  • Establish and meet timelines and deadlines supporting the project during all the phases

Education / Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of professional experience in signaling design preferably on ERTMS/ETCS or STM
  • Very good knowledge of Autocad Electric or Zuken E3

Soft Skills

  • Team player and strong inter relationship capability
  • Able to work independently and in team environment with minimal supervision
  • Able to work under pressure and achieve challenging milestones
  • Ambitious
  • Leadership skills
  • Eager to work in an international environment


  • Swedish - Full professional proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency

Union representatives: 

SACO Ann Christin Bengtsson   [email protected]

Unionen Yang Wang  [email protected]


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