Hitachi Rail is looking for 3 enthusiastic self-motivated Maintenance Field Engineers who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from statistical analysis of maintenance dataflow to deep train knowledge.
The position will be based in Madrid, Spain.
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.
Assure the RAM data collection in the service operation of the vehicles, defining the data records structure according to the Contractual requirements
With support of the System Support Engineering, assure a detailed Vehicle Management and control of changes to the vehicle / product configuration, ensuring the correct traceability of the status of each vehicle creating the as Maintained Configuration
Manage infrastructure based systems (MRX, PanMon, Gotcha etc.) to ensure any notifications or maintenance alerts are received, and develop means of using this data to support condition based maintenance.
Work towards integration with SAP and Virdict systems
Provide performance analysis and recommendations for improvements for both, internal and external stakeholders relating to engineering support IT systems
Assure the support to S&M Bid & Proposal defining the budget for any new bidding initiative
Updating of spare par lists issued by the S&M Bid & Proposal and detailed by the Mobilization Engineering according to the maintenance plan and the RAM analyses and the service operation experience
Conducting level of repair analysis (LORA) to define efficient and cost effective corrective maintenance, also providing feedbacks to Rolling Stock Design Engineering and S&M Standards & Training for standards modifications
Support to maintenance operations, troubleshooting and management of maintenance activities, analysing any technical issue and suggesting the necessary corrective action according to the System Support Engineering indication
Prepare the technical specification for any depot tool, interfacing with the suppliers, arranging the design review, coordinating the installation, the test and the commissioning with the support of Operations HSE
With the support of S&M Standard & Training, provide training to team members and customer if required
Realize failure analysis for extra warranty (both vs. customer and supplier)
Manage warranties with suppliers
Validate the Maintenance Manual and propose modification upgrades.
Develop continuous improvement of maintenance activities by proposing newly designed tools
Knowledge in vehicle remote diagnostics and validation of data
Responsible for reporting maintenance and safety defects, operational events and failures.
Responsible to present operating data returning from the exercise (RAM data) to the Customer.
Technical documentation development for workshop in relation to maintenance operations, based on the maintenance plan, complying with safety requirements.
In charge of ensuring the implementation of maintenance plans at depot level and in the external sites, from the commissioning phase
Responsible for supporting Project Team activities through on-field analyses. This includes : Supporting S&M Standards & Training in engineering procedures and practices developmentOptimizing the execution of maintenance regimes and assisting Maintenance Optimization in the development of optimized maintenance practices in support of current and future contractsperforming small modifications on components and hardware, related to materials or processes
In charge of supporting all the S&M Operations delivery continuous improvement programs - through the collection and management of operating data applying return of experience process from operation - to ensure contractual requirements are achieved and exceeded
Responsible for ensuring support to S&M Procurement and S&M Operations during the assessment and approval of new / second source suppliers, so that engineering and quality needs are adequately identified and addressed
Responsible for supporting S&M Quality control function in reporting component or train failures, also assessing component reparability and related safety risk
Required Skills / Knowledge
Experience to perform the aforementioned accountabilities as dictated in section above
Bachelor of Mechanical or Electrical / Electronic Engineer or technical degree required preferably in electrical, mechanical, or systems engineering
Minimum 4 years railway vehicles maintenance engineering application experience
Previous work in railway maintenance sector, with particular focus on maintenance plan optimization, complex troubleshooting and RAMS analysis
Willing to take on big challenges with large-scale Regional projects
Able to perform vehicle system diagnosis and analysis
Ability to interpret contract specification
Ability to read, understand and interpret drawing, schematics and cable plans
Desired Skills / Knowledge
Previous experience in Maintenance Field engineering on railway fleets
Basic working knowledge of Rail Train Subsystem such as Automatic Train Supervision, Vehicle, Telecommunication, STB, Pneumatic brake, traction converter, high voltage gear, HVAC, etc.
Knowledge and ability to review maintenance documentation from sub-suppliers
Basic understanding of software configuration managements (CM)
Basic understanding of software programming logic
Basic working knowledge of statistical analysis program
Operation and Maintenance Processes
Previous experience on ECM projects and Homologation planning
Railway Operations and Signaling principles
SAP environment knowledge
Planning and organization
Spare part analysis, definition and forecast setup according to return of experience
Design to maintain and continuous improvement willingness and attitude
Used to work in industrial environments (i.e., warehouse, rolling stock depots)