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when you work with us

Your chance to join the UK’s number one excavator supplier

We’re looking for talented people in all areas of our business to work as a vital part of a winning team for one of the world’s biggest brands. At Hitachi you will be more than just what you do – communication, relationships and reliability as also key factors in our continued success story, and this is where you can make a positive difference.

Are you searching for a rewarding career at a company that places customers at the heart of everything it does?

Can you challenge yourself to consistently exceed their expectations for the provision of safe and reliable products and services?

Could you take on a challenging, yet rewarding role with the UK’s market leader for crawler excavators?

At Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK), we are seeking ambitious and committed team players, capable of using their skills and expertise to enhance the excellent ownership experience of our equipment.

You can make a difference

We invest substantially in the training and development of our employees, who commit themselves to providing the most innovative solutions to our customers. Our people are our future, and they thrive on helping us achieve our vision of being a class-leading solutions partner.


Click here to view our current vacancies.

Hitachi Construction Machinery UK has four core values that guide our business and they represent our culture, dedication and vision to be a class leading solutions partner. 

Integrity… At HCMUK, we conduct business safely, ethically, and responsibly.  

People… we empower our people in an engaging, diverse, and rewarding workplace full of opportunities and collaboration. 

Customer… We pride ourselves on providing an excellent ownership experience, building a strong value chain founded on quality and trust. 

Innovation… We challenge ourselves to work smarter and more efficiently, exceeding expectations with our reliable solutions.  

These four core values are the foundation of Hitachi Construction Machinery UK, as we act with integrity, look after our people and customers, and develop our innovative solutions. 

Our values echo the Kenkijin spirit. Taken from the Japanese name of HCM, ‘Kenkijin’ roughly translates as ‘citizen of HCM’.

The Kenkijin Spirit embodies our shared values and principles, and there are three ideas that underpin it:

Our values echo the Kenkijin spirit,

Challenge – we take on challenges without the fear of failure

Customer – we strive to understand our customers’ needs better than they do

Communication – we take the initiative on reporting, liaising and consulting



Rewards & Benefits

Here at HCMUK, the safety and wellbeing of our people is at the forefront of our culture. Through the creation of an engaging, diverse, and enjoyable workplace which is full of opportunities and development, we lift our people so that they can take us to the top. You can expect:

  • Annual Leave of 23 days + Bank Holidays + Service days
  • Company Pension
  • Group Income Protection
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Private Medical
  • Death in Service


Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) is committed to providing a healthy working environment and improving the quality of lives for all staff. As part of the HCM Group, health and wellbeing is at the forefront of our corporate culture and we strive to achieve and continually exceed our aspirations surrounding the heath and wellbeing of our staff. Some of the health and wellbeing benefits and support you can expect include:

  • Annual Health Screenings
  • Benefits Hub Discounts
  • Bereavement Counsellor
  • Better Health at Work Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programmes including the Lighthouse Charity and Unum LifeWorks
  • Health and Wellbeing Fitness Contribution 
  • MediCash Health Cash Plan 
  • Monthly Occupational Health Clinics
  • Trained Mental Health First Aiders

What our employee’s say...

“I have been given the opportunity to attend external training and there’s even more potential for lots more training. I have never worked for a company that is so invested in its employees, enough to help them climb the ladder to where they want to go. I couldn’t wish for a better place to work, the way in which we all support each other to achieve common goals makes us a big orange family.”

Dannielle Gallagher - Marketing Assistant

“I joined Hitachi to further my experience within the heavy plant industry, I have been given the opportunity to improve my skills and develop further as an engineer. I am very proud to work for Hitachi, they are a market leader in excavators, and working on them I can see why. If you like working in a well organised and relaxed environment, with modern vans and facilities, great rates of pay and support where you need it, Hitachi is the place to be!”

Gary Carter - Field Service Engineer

We're currently recruiting across the UK

If you believe you’ve got what it takes and want to excel in an organisation that values its people highly, then why not make your next move with Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK). We’re currently recruiting across the UK, so if you want to work at the highest level for an industry-leading manufacturer, then please view our current vacancies for further information.


Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK)