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Employees: 10000+

When was the last time you influenced how a country travelled? A career at Hitachi Rail will help create a legacy.

Who We Are

Hitachi Rail is connecting the future of mobility - helping every passenger, customer and community enjoy the benefits of more seamless, sustainable journeys. As a trusted partner to operators around the world, Hitachi Rail delivers every part of the railway, from manufacturing and maintaining high speed bullet trains to digital signalling infrastructure and more.
Our pioneering technology enables more than 18 billion passenger journeys every year and helps to safely transport millions of tonnes of freight. Hitachi Rail is becoming a climate change innovator by innovating greener products with its customers - such as battery trains, and through its commitment to reduce its own CO2 emissions to net zero by 2030.


Recruitment Process

Initial interview:
Format and requirements will be given to help you prepare fully. We see an interview as an opportunity for you to find out more about Hitachi Rail and the job applied for. While we start to get to know you and understand your suitability. See below for interview tips shared by our Talent Acquisition team.

Further interviews:
Any further steps required will provide further opportunities to deepen understanding - and meet additional team members and/or managers as appropriate.
Feedback: At every stage we will provide relevant feedback, and any requirements with regards to next steps.

Congratulations! We will be in touch with all the relevant details to finalise in a timely manner.

Support will be provided during this important stage - for a smooth transition to joining Hitachi Rail on day one.
We appreciate that only one successful hire can be made per job. Therefore, we encourage all those interested in opportunities at Hitachi Rail to review our latest jobs regularly.

Culture and Values

Hitachi delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. With our talented team and proven experience in global markets, we can inspire the world.
Wa (Harmony): We need to show respect to our colleagues, our suppliers, our clients and our stakeholders. We show respect to earn respect.

Values that drive us:

Makoto (Sincerity): We should act with integrity in all we say and do, this shows that we are sincere in holding to our stated values. We maintain fairness in all our dealings; our reputation is founded on how we go about our business.

Kaitakusha – Seishin (Pioneering Spirit): We lead with ambition, seeking new challenges; we are not afraid to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs of our business.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At Hitachi Rail, we know that a diverse business is a sustainable business.

Working collaboratively with a range of internal networks, we’re continuously improving our policies and products. From accessible, sustainable design to achieving a better gender balance. We base these efforts on our core values: Harmony, Sincerity and Pioneering spirit. And by aligning with these, we’re able to create a workplace where people not only feel comfortable but are given opportunities to thrive.

Our organisation is truly full of life. And it’s our goal to be seen as an employer of choice. Celebrating a range of perspectives and welcoming diverse opinions. Because it’s with this focus that we can create a contemporary workforce. One that aligns with our evolving society and changing world.


  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Company pension
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Flexible/remote working
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Wellbeing initiatives


SHE Awards 2023 - Winner!

SHE Awards 2023 - Winner!

SHE Awards 2023 - Winner!

Top 1% - Ecovadis Sustainability Rating 2023

Top 1% - Ecovadis Sustainability Rating 2023

Platinum - Top 1%

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