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Bid Controller

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Job ID: R0008958
Date Posted: Jun 9, 2022
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

HITACHI RAIL is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Bid Controller 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 Pittsburgh, PA.

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.

You will assure a complete and reliable bid evaluation for big/medium/small/local projects, through the respect of the STS bid procedures by the bidding team. The Bid Controller needs to be able to anticipate and intercept the potential risks undercover in the consolidation of the Bid Budget developed by Bid Manger. Considering the short time available for assessment of the consolidated bid budget, the Bid Controller needs to have the experience to evaluate the robustness of the economics and financial position consolidated by Bid Department. The Bid Controller is responsible for economics/financial assessment and evaluation to support Bidding Committee and CFO approval process.

Accountabilities :

  • Ensure the Budgeting and forecasting process during Bid execution, coordination and consolidation in the systems (Bid Tools, Project Controlling tools, SAP)
  • Ensure Bid support being a proactive part of the bid process as reference point for the Finance & Treasury and for the Finance & Mgmt. Controlling, providing for all required financial contribution including EVA/NPV validation, financing support and bonding, financial terms and conditions and administrative impacts/costs, etc.
  • Ensure profitability consolidation and evaluation considering the evolution in the long-term period and potential impacts on company budget/mid term plan.
  • Ensure financial assessment of single bid initiatives in coherence with contractual Terms And Conditions and evaluation of potential impacts on company budget/mid term plan.
  • Ensure monitoring of overall bid costs budget and of the single initiative actual cost ensuring the respect of the project budget.
  • Ensure bid projects reporting in accordance with rules, format and deadlines.
  • Guarantee reliability and on time availability of management reporting systems and controlling processes in compliance with company policies, management and key stakeholders information needs.
  • Ensure support to Project Controlling team during handover phase, in case of award, to consolidate bid budget and develop of Initial Operative Budget.

Skills & Knowledge:

The profile required:

  • knowledge of the rail business or similar
  • knowledge of project management/project controlling
  • knowledge of bidding processes
  • knowledge of SAP and reporting systems
  • competence on subcontracts management
  • competence on contract management
  • leadership and customer relationship

Education required:

University Degree

Languages:

English

Benefits:

Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 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 Rail-sts.com/en/careers.

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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If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]   Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]

Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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