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Principal Project Engineer (Senior Manager level)

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Job ID: R0005931
Date Posted: Dec 1, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS Canada, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Principal Project Engineer as we are expanding and currently bidding on new business opportunities. The position will be part of the full-cycle of the project. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.”

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.


  • Achieve the objectives of assigned high complex clusters and/or projects (risks, technical challenges)
  • Support Business Development to expand it and identify improvement strategies
  • Ensure the budget proposal and achievement of targets on budget, on time and on quality
  • Ensure projects and customer prioritization within the specific
  • Establish a client relationship by ensuring a single and direct managerial interface with client
  • Ensure data monitoring, reporting, analysis and achievement of the KPI’s
  • Ensure customer satisfaction monitoring and the handling of any customer claim (e.g.: identifying and applying any preventive/corrective action)
  • Contribute to the promotion or market opportunities (e.g. through the promotion of orders and variations)
  • Achievement of budget objectives (costs, revenues, margin and cash in) and project key milestones
  • Improvement of the performance of the Cluster (efficiency)

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • 15 years + of expertise in the role
  • Experience in supervising staff
  • Experience in project integration management, project scope, time, cost, quality, human resource & stakeholders management, project communications and risk management
  • Experience working with customer and consulting engineering organizations.
  • Financial acumen, and understanding of variation, adjustment and change project process.
  • Design and Integration of Mass Transit Rail Systems

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • Strong interpersonal skills, leadership, independence and ability to manage priorities;
  • Ability to interact with direct and indirect reporting employees and with company managers;
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong, self-motivated, work ethic;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work on multiple demands simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic international environment.
  • Understanding of Key Performance Engineering Indicators (KPI)
  • Knowledge of Bid Process
  • Experience in the Rail industry

Education / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Electrical, Electronic, Computer Engineering or Information Technlogy
  • Professional Engineer Certificate of Ontario
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access);
  • Proficient in English speaking, reading, and writing;


  • 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, 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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Hitachi welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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