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Hardware Design Engineer (f/m/d)

Location: Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Job ID: R0030484
Date Posted: Oct 11, 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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Do you want to enable green energy transition, and together with colleagues build customized embedded control systems to meet our customer’s and the world's needs for sustainable, flexible, and secure energy? Then we are eager to meet you!

In this role as a Hardware Design Engineer at HVDC you will be a part of a department which is responsible for the design of our automation system of the plants and transmissions. You will be designing our control cabinet layout, consisting of hundreds of circuit boards for measurements, control, and calculations. Our system also includes user interfaces such as HMI (Human Machine Interface), diagnostic tools and IT (Information Technology) infrastructure and IT security. For this we utilize our in house developed real-time platform MACH to meet the power industry’s standards.

We value your potential and personal commitment equal to experience, so do not hesitate to send your application even though you don’t meet all the requirements. A team with fantastic collaboration and with different backgrounds is waiting for you to join!

Your responsibilities

  • You will be a part of the HVDC team and be responsible for the hardware design in our control and protection system.

  • Designing cubicle layout with access points, earthing bars, cable routing and much more.

  • Work together with our customers, both internally and externally, to ensure our delivery is according to their requirements and standards.

  • Collaborating and networking with engineering colleagues, sharing best practice across different projects and disciplines

  • You will have the opportunity to travel abroad and participate in building some of our many power stations around the world.

  • You will have the freedom to plan and organize your daily work together with a lot of problem-solving

Your background

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in electrical engineering or similar background

  • You have a keen interest in hardware system design

  • You are a natural problem solver who enjoys meeting new challenges

  • You enjoy communicating and to collaborate with various of people in your work

  • Experience with the CAD-tools for control systems, such as Engineering Base or Ruplan, is valuable

  • If you have EMC knowledge or experience of AC sub-stations and control systems, it is a merit

  • As you will be part of a company that operates on the global arena, it is important that you are fluent in English. Swedish or other languages are meritorious.

More about us

Join Hitachi Energy and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy. Do you want to be apart of our journey? Then take the chance and apply today!

We are convinced that HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) technology, solutions for energy transfer with direct current at high voltages, is a long-term sustainable solution. The technology is used for energy transmission over long distances and to connect electricity networks with minimal losses. In addition to energy transfer, HVDC technology also alleviates electricity quality problems and can contribute to the stabilization of connected power grids. For offshore wind power or long-distance underwater transmissions, direct current is the only realistic energy transmission alternative.

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader energy sector, employing around 38,000 people in 90 countries. This position is intended with placement at Ludvika high voltage center. The site has the combined capability to cover all aspects of our grid connected products, components, and related services. We are 40 000 individuals involved in social innovation and engineering for the power grids of the world.

Ludvika municipal is a typical small Swedish city with 25000 residents. We have all the services and attributes as the rest of Swedish society. Our slogan – Unique. Everything is close by to solving our everyday problems – no time spent on daily commuting. Nature is on the doorstep and many of us have an active outdoor life or are included in different activity organizations.

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