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Primary Design Engineer -Creo, AutoCAD, HVPLM & SAP

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job ID: R0032522
Date Posted: Nov 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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General Information:

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 Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center 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.

Mission Statement:

Project Engineering focuses on designing, communicating, and implementing an operational plan for completing an engineering-based project including Preparing designs, project controls and specifications, schedules, cost estimates, production, transportation, installation, testing and/or commissioning of new infrastructure, facilities, equipment, etc. Monitoring progress and performance against the project plan; taking action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays. Identifying, developing, and gathering the resources necessary to complete the project. May include preparing engineering standards, designs and work specifications; developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors An Entry Professional (P1) applies broad theoretical job knowledge typically obtained through advanced education. May require the following proficiency: Work is closely supervised. Problems faced are not typically difficult or complex. Explains facts, policies and practices related to job area.

Your Responsibilities:

Project execution

You will be a part of the AIS, P&IC Primary Engineering team. You will be supporting the project engineers / Project Lead engineers to develop project specific engineering documents and drawings for submission to customer and the documents required for manufacturing of Air Insulated Switchgears (AIS), Power Quality & Industry Components of transmission and sub-transmission systems. You will be an individual contributor who would deliver the tasks as per the given inputs and when required need to work in coordination with other colleagues and should exhibit good collaborative skills to complete the task. You may also interact with other departments like Secondary engineering, order management, power system study team, Steel structure engineering, Project Management and Production units.

Activities Involve:

  • Preparation of 3D modelling of high voltage Surge Arresters, Capacitor Banks, Disconnectors, Battery Energy Storage Systems and other HVC related Products (>66kV and above).

  • Generating BoM of modules and products and creating part numbers using SAP

  • Co-ordination and reviewing the 2D and 3D drawings before submitting the same to customers.

  • Preparation of guaranteed technical parameters for various high voltage.

  • Addressing the technical queries raised by customer during execution of project in case if required.

  • Supporting to various cross functions like SCM, project management and quality for understanding the customer requirements and specifications in case if required.

  • Supporting to onsite installation and commissioning colleagues for understanding the customer drawings and other technical support.

  • Coordinating with customer and resolving queries and ensuring the engineering drawings are approved on time.


  • Directly responsible for maintaining and updating the documentation for respective projects as per quality process.

  • Safety and Integrity: Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

Technical interest as well as the enthusiasm, creativity required to come up with ideas and solutions. You can apply a long-term perspective into your work. Moreover, you appreciate working with your colleagues and understand the importance of investing in long-term customer relations.

  •  Years of experience: 4 – 6 years with Bachelors /Diploma in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering.

  •  Hands of experience in 3D tools like Creo /pro-E, Windchill or similar PLM tools and AutoCAD.

  •  Experience with United States/North American design standards / IEEE is a positive factor.

  •  Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.

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