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Location: Panama City, IBR, Panama
Job ID: R0006055
Date Posted: Oct 4, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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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.


With reference to international projects/ bids which involve more than one STS Legal Entity & complex package subcontractors:

• Timely delivery of materials either on a single "high complexity" project or on more "medium/small

complexity" international projects in accordance with Integrated Project Schedule and Budget.

• Synergies optimization among projects in order to increase delivery efficiency.

• Continuous improvement in Supply Chain Planning processes with special focus on cross functional



  • Ensure the issuing of an estimation of the overall external costs on “high complexity” Bids
  • Ensure the external cost planning and forecast (for materials, services, packages and subcontractors) during the project execution phase in collaboration with cost controlling dept.
  • Ensure the submission of all project Supply Chain inputs required to define and issue the Integrated Project Plan
  • Ensure the issuing and distribution to the project teams of the planning and logistics relevant docs (Logistic Plan, MPS, Inventory Report, etc.)
  • Ensure the project material delivery (including spare parts and repairing of failed material) in accordance with the project plan by coordinating all planning & logistics activities among the different legal entities involved in the project

Skills and Knowledge Categories

Education:    Technical Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent Technical Background

Experience:   5 up to 7 years of expertise within the Supply Chain

Here below SCM core skills:

  • MPS-MRP techniques
  • Cost Controlling & Budgeting concepts
  • Procurement planning methods
  • Vendor rating and suppliers monitoring
  • Supplier Management
  • Expediting techniques
  • Make & Buy concept
  • Logistic and warehouse management
  • Reporting

Addition skills:

  • SAP utilization
  • Project Management knowledge
  • Risk Management knowledge
  • Technical/Technology knowledge
  • Documentation management
  • Continuous improvement
  • Organization & Company Processes knowledge


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