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Location: Pistoia, Pistoia, Italia
Job ID: R0006038
Date Posted: May 10, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Senior Quality Assurance Engineer  acting as Quality Assurance referent for the Signalling & Turnkey Line of Business (Global role).

The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic, working in a fast-paced international environment.

The position is based in Genoa, Italy

WHO WE ARE è  Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey Systems. 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.


  • Ensure achievement and confirmation of the Hitachi Rail’s Quality certifications by External Bodies.
  • Ensure the implementation of all the activities needed to achieve the Quality Certifications
  • Ensure the continuous update of the QMS requirements, in accordance with industry standards, legal requirements, and Hitachi Rail directives, also supporting Process Owners for the application of QMS standards
  • Ensure the support to other functions in developing and maintaining QMS process documentation
  • Ensure the definition of the detailed Quality Audit Program, execution and effectiveness of the internal quality audits (programmed and extraordinary), coordinate Hitachi Rail’s departments involved in defining corrections, corrective actions and/or improvement actions, monitoring of the status and effectiveness of identified corrections, corrective actions and improvement actions.
  • Ensure the coordination of all the activities related to the qualification of internal Special Technological Processes and of internal staff competences management (maintenance included).
  • Ensure the definition and the implementation of the competence development plans and the capitalization of know-how/best practices.


  • 3-5 Years Business Experience as Quality Assurance Engineer (better if an international Company ISO9001 certified)
  • Demonstrate successful completion of an ISO 9001 and ISO TS 22163 (preferred)  Lead Auditor Course (CQA)
  • Experience in auditing systems, processes, and products (hardware and software) both internally and externally; including the monitoring of the corrective actions
  • Basic Experience in Software Quality Assurance, Hardware Quality Assurance, and Configuration Management;
  • Experience in working with Quality Management Systems;
  • Knowledge and implementation experience of applicable standards (e.g, ISO 9001:2015, ISO TS 22163, CMMI, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of Auditing Standards (ISO 19011) and techniques
  • Knowledge of quality methodologies (e.g.  PDCA, FTA, turtle diagram, 5W, etc);
  • Basic knowledge of Risk and Opportunity Management; Project Management (preferred)
  • Experience in using MS office tools;
  • Good international communication skills (verbal and written communication);
  • Team player with proven problem solving skills.

University Degree (Engineering) or Equivalent Technical background.

English Proficiency.


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