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Weight Engineer

Location: Pistoia, Pistoia, Italia
Job ID: R0007558
Date Posted: Apr 22, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail 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 looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Associate Weight Engineer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Pistoia

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.


  • Integration on the Weight Management team in multi-company projects.
  • Identification of the contractual and regulatory requirements relating to weight management and relevant architectural layout of the vehicle.
  • Research, handling and allocation of weight data of the vehicle subsystems.
  • Performing the preliminary weight analysis identifying the preventive measures for the mitigation of weight excess and optimization of  weight distribution.
  • Managing of weight project documentation (periodical updating, Design Reviews, etc.)
  • Developing weight benchmark based on research of available data.

Required Skills/ Knowledge

  • Enthusiastic approach
  • Technical degree required preferably in Mechanical, Aero-space;
  • Knowledge of the main office automation software / tools (Word, Excel, etc.) is essential.
  • Basic Knowledge of CAD tools, both 2D and 3D is required

Desired Skills/ Knowledge

  • knowledge of railway vehicles is a preferential title.
  • Intermediate knowledge of CAD tools (both 2D and 3D) is a preferential title.
  • Analytic approach
  • Team-working attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Result orientation
  • Readiness to travel occasionally

Education / Qualifications

Master's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Aero-space) is a preferential title

Knowledge of written and spoken English (at least B2 leve)

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