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Project Engineer - New Product Introduction

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Job ID: R0021431
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Hitachi Energy is seeking a Project Engineer - New Product Introduction for its Alamo, TN location. This role is part of the North American Design to Value team with a specific focus on products manufactured in Alamo. The Hitachi Energy facility in Alamo designs and manufactures transformer components including bushings, tap changers, and measurement/safety devices. Alamo is the largest condenser bushing factory, by volume, in the world. This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

Your responsibilities

  • Lead the local introduction of global development projects acting as a liaison between global and local engineering groups.

  • Generate ideas that drive customer value and contribute to the cost out targets. Idea generation may be performed individually, with the Design to Value team, or as part of cross functional workshops/kaizen events.

  • Develop detailed business cases and implementation plans.

  • Present business cases to cross functional teams (engineering, marketing, operations/manufacturing, supply chain and quality) to obtain project approval and ensure proper change management is followed.

  • Identify alternative materials for existing products, generate/revise material specifications.

  • Be the main point of contact for Strategic Sourcing opportunities and requests (deviation requests, alternate material authorization, technical review of supplier quotations)

  • Develop tools and design concepts which reduce design/manufacturing/assembly time, improve quality, and optimize material usage

  • Perform bill of material & cost model reviews

Your background

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and 5+ years of experience

  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi Energy in the U.S

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Electromechanical engineering preferred

  • Experience with transformer components such as bushings, tap changers, distribution components (preferred)

  • Proven record of executing and delivering cost out projects and savings Experience working with 3D CAD software such as Pro-Engineer/CREO Parametric & Windchill (highly preferred)

  • Experience working with SAP (preferred)

  • Six Sigma Yellow / Green Belt and Lean manufacturing experience

  • Project Experience using Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) methodology.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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