Duty Shift Manager – Hitachi

Full Time
Posted 1 year ago

 Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd is a leading manufacturer in total railway solutions, covering rolling stock, signalling, service delivery and traffic management. Our Global Head Office is located in Central London and we currently operate from project offices across the UK, several depot locations and our new state-of-the-art rail vehicle manufacturing facility in Newton Aycliffe.

Our Class 395 Javelin trains currently in operation on the HS1 route have proven our capability in the UK, based on a blend of British and Japanese technical expertise. The Intercity Express Programme and Abellio ScotRail franchise award will see our teams deliver over 200 new trains over the next two years. We are now looking to expand our operations further to build upon our global reputation for quality, reliability, innovation, design and technological leadership.

Hitachi Rail Europe is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications, we are also a member of the WISE campaign which inspires girls and women to study and build careers using science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Main Responsibilities

• Responsible on a shift basis to ensure that The team delivers the contractual requirements for availability of train to the correct standard to meet the diagrammed requirements of the TOC
• To ensure all contractual KPI’s are complete for each SET before entering service
• To ensure that all records are completed and entered into the maintenance management system.
• Obtain and use engineering schedules, procedures and specifications for traction and rolling stock activities
• Support good quality, health, safety and environmental practices in the workplace
• Organise resources and prioritise routines to undertake planned traction and rolling stock engineering activities
• Organise resources and prioritise routines to undertake unplanned traction and rolling stock engineering activities
• Responsible for the safe movement of rolling stock
• Responsible for the recruitment of the maintenance team members
• Responsible for the continued development of the maintenance teams
• Control costs through planning of resources
• Identify and deal with hazards in the railway environment
• Carry out in process and post maintenance checks in accordance with the Q&A manager to drive continued improvement in maintenance activities
• Diagnose faults in traction and rolling stock assets and pass to the technical team
• Gather and execute the maintenance plan from the Planning Manager
• Development of improvements in maintenance processes
• Deal with disciplinary issues within the maintenance teams
• Carryout assessments in line with the depot competence management system as required
• Accept and confirm responsibility for the control of traction and rolling stock assets
• Develop professionally and support good working relationships
• Learn new skills in accordance with Hitachi’s new business demands as required
• Liaison with Hitachi and external personnel as required to complete the duties of the post
• Assist as required



 • M & E HNC or served engineering apprenticeship.

Licences / Competences
• Network Rail Sentinel PTS
• Stock-Specific maintenance and faulting
• Manual Handling
• Assessor

• Sound knowledge of, and compliance to, rules and regulations (internal and external)
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Able to represent Hitachi in a professional manner at all times
• Good team worker

Licences / Competences
• Intermediate IT skills – typically Word, Excel, Equinox
• Powered plant and tools – air / 110v
• Depot Protection
• Working at Height
• AC/DC Depot isolation 

To apply please follow the link – https://hitachi.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=38499&tz=GMT%2B00%3A00

Job Features

Job CategoryExternal Vacancies
Closing Date15/03/18

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