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Mechanical Designer 80-100% (f/m/d)

Location: Molinazzo di Monteggio, Ticino, Svizzera
Job ID: R0030962
Date Posted: Sep 8, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Company Name: TRASFOR S.A.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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As an integral part of our dynamic team, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the structural integrity and performance of electrical machines.

Your responsibilities encompass a range of tasks, from conducting in-depth structural analyses to validating designs through testing.

Our flexible work practices help you optimize personal and business performance while creating an environment where all employees can develop their skills and grow.

Below are the key responsibilities and minimum requirements for this exciting position:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Structural Analysis: Conduct structural analyses using hand calculations and finite element simulations for various load cases, including lifting, seismic events, short circuits, shocks, and fatigue, among others.

  • Experimental Testing: Perform experimental tests to validate finite element models by comparing them with real-world experimental results.

  • Noise Diagnostic Testing: Lead experimental testing campaigns to diagnose structure-borne and air-borne noise generated by electrical equipment.

  • Compliance Assurance: Ensure that all structural designs adhere to relevant industry codes, standards, and regulations, guaranteeing the highest level of safety and performance.

  • Detailed Reporting: Prepare comprehensive structural reports that will be delivered to our valued customers, providing them with critical insights into the design and performance of our products.

  • Design Support: Collaborate closely with design engineers to enhance the structural components of transformers and reactors, contributing to their optimal functionality.

  • Customer Engagement: Support other departments in preparing for technical meetings and design reviews with our esteemed customers, showcasing your expertise and insights.


  • Educational Background: Possess a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, demonstrating a strong foundation in engineering principles.

  • Industry Experience: Have at least 1 year of work experience in the transformer industry, showcasing your familiarity with the intricacies of this specialized field.

  • Manufacturing Knowledge: Exhibit a solid understanding of transformer manufacturing processes, assembly procedures, and best practices, vital for ensuring quality.

  • Analytical Skills: Be proficient in using numerical and analytical calculation software like ANSYS, nCode, Fluent, and MATLAB to carry out precise analyses.

  • CAD Proficiency: Have experience with CAD software such as CREO and Inventor, enabling you to interact with design models effectively.

  • Regulatory Expertise: Possess knowledge of relevant building codes (Eurocode) and regulations, ensuring that designs meet all necessary compliance standards.

  • Noise and Vibration: Demonstrate experience in noise and vibration measurements, as well as the ability to process relevant data effectively.

  • Team Collaboration: Be adept at working both independently and as an integral part of a collaborative team, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.

If you are passionate about structural analysis, engineering excellence, and contributing to cutting-edge solutions in the transformer industry, we invite you to apply for this exciting role. Your expertise will be instrumental in shaping the future of electrical machine design and performance.

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