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  Job Description - Mechanical Engineering (45996) Job Description  Mechanical Engineering-45996 Description  Are you looking
for opportunities to work on high profile rail projects and advanced technology
alongside experts from the UK, Europe and Japan? Come and join the fastest
growing rail business in the world!

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. We are working to
Inspire the Next – and this is your chance to be part of it.

Your new role

The main responsibilities of
the Mechanical Engineer are as follows:

Design support for
mechanical systems for Hitachi’s range of commuter and high speed trains. -
The successful candidate will work closely with Hitachi Kasado and Mito
Engineers to design the concept, detailed and final designs for new
rolling stock projects.The successful
candidate will support the approval process (certification and testing)
for all new systems, providing guidance to the factory where required.The Mechanical
Engineer will be responsible the design requirements for mechanical systems (Couplers,
Carbody, Bogies, HVAC, Doors, etc.)Working closely
with the test and commissioning teams, supporting the approvals process Where required,
supporting the design process/supplier selection of all mechanical
systems.Supplier management including fault investigation process.This
is a key role and the successful candidate will act as the interface between
the UK and Japanese engineering teams. Some travel in Europe and to Japan is
expected.Excellent
knowledge of systems integration is a requirement as you will need to liaise
with other system engineers, maintenance, testing and commercial functions. Knowledge of fault
investigation during dynamic commissioning stage is a requirement as you need
to liaise with Kasado and Mito engineer. Ridding on test train is required,
where necessary.You
will also be expected to assist, where necessary, with technical support for
existing Hitachi products.The
successful candidate will be expected to participate in customer facing design
reviews, provide bid support and management for new products and technical
support for contract reviews.

All
other responsibilities allocated from line managers.
Qualifications   About you

Key Skills & Experience

It is our expectation that successful applicants
should be able to demonstrate all of the experience and skills listed
below:

Essential
Requirements

Knowledge
of Train configuration, mechanical drawings, control and pneumatic circuits.Experience
of designing/testing train systems.Knowledge
of the UK/EU Railway Operations, Engineering and standardsGood
English language skills Experience
of and commitment to the effective implementation of equal opportunities
and CSR policies. Ability to
communicate effectively Commitment
to working as part of a team An
understanding of health and safety requirements of a working environment

Desirable
Requirements

Licences / Competences
/ experience

Chartered
EngineerKnowledge
of Rolling Stock Approvals (RGS Standards, TSIs, etc) Test and
Commissioning knowledgeCommercial
experience advantageousPTS
                      Primary Location :GB-ENG-London Global Organization :Hitachi Rail Limited Job Type :Experienced  

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