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Engineering Manager I

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Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job ID: R0022539
Date Posted: Mar 26, 2024
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Business Information:

The Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center (INOPC) is a competence center with around 1500 skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, functional system testing, installation supervision and commissioning. However, over the last decade, it has evolved to become the largest engineering hub. The India Operations Centre is a key aspect of the Power Grids business Power Up transformation program. The INOPC team at Chennai supports Hitachi Energy’s units in more than 40 countries across a wide portfolio of all the four business units in Power Grid business. To date, the team has executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.


  • As Team Manager at INOPC-HVDC, Chennai you will be responsible for a given team’s operation, resource allocation, development of competence and people development.

  • Resource planning medium to long term and allocation based on the forecast of tenders & projects in collaboration with global organization. 

  • Collaborate with various cross-functional teams, suppliers and customers.

  • You will work at the global market with possibility to many exciting travels to look forward to.

  • You will be part of local management and act as a “sounding board” within the organization.

  • Analysis and risk management will also be among your tasks.

  • You will in many ways be the person at the center of things.

  • Together with the tender responsible you will also handle tender calculations and pricing models. 

  • Ensure KPI of the department (e.g. on time delivery, COPQ, productivity) 

  • Ensure achieving financial budget. 

  • Review and approve techno-economic offering by your line in a tender/project, assess risk and opportunity. 

  • Run routine review & follow-up with the project team and other cross-functional teams, supplier and customers. 

  • Recruit personnel as per HC budget 

  • Accountable for the team as per Hitachi Energy compliance, Integrity, Health & Safety. 

  • People

  • Responsible for personnel assessments / people’s review, target setting for the direct reports.

  • Identify people’s development area(s) and implement. 

  • Identify key competence area and have succession planning Strategic. 

  • Participate in unit’s strategic work and develop local strategy.

  • Workout future scope expansion and competence development.

  • Drive operation development for the local organization.


• Bachelor’s degree in engineering in Civil preferred 8-10 Years experience in relevant field

• Has previous experience of Line Manager/Team Leader at least 1-2 years of team size of at least 10 members

• Basic knowledge in HVDC/FACTS/Substation is preferred

• Knowledge in Auxiliary Power System Design such as MVS & LVS.

• Knowledge in Building layouts / sections and cable routing.

• Exposure in review of quotations and vendor drawings

• Knowledge in civil design interface is preferable.

• Exposure in CAD tool, Document Management system, Quality standard (e.g. ISO 9001)

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