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Engineer High Voltage Switchgear 80-100% (f/m/d)

Location: Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland
Job ID: R0028835
Date Posted: Jan 22, 2024
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, High Voltage Products, is renowned worldwide as a specialist for power transmission and distribution. Our unit Gas Insulated Switchgears (GIS), based in Zürich-Oerlikon, is active in the development and production of gas insulated switching systems. We ensure the high reliability of our systems by using state-of-the-art development tools and methods.

Join our team in the R&D department for gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) as a (Senior) Engineer High Voltage Switchgear 80-100% (f/m/d)

You will act as the technical conscience of our GIS product portfolio by being responsible for our product master data.

We offer you a job in a dynamic and agile environment with ambitious goals in a modern R&D department. You will work at the intersection of technology, product development and production of high voltage switchgear. You will work and be integrated in a team of experts in the field of high voltage switchgear technologies and thus have the possibility to extend and deepen your knowledge.

Your responsibilities

  • Managing of small development projects

  • Responsibility for products from our GIS portfolio

  • Elaboration of innovative product solutions following standards, design rules, guidelines, and internal processes.

  • Ensure quality of suppliers, production locations and parts

  • Collaborate with globally distributed partners e.g. R&D Centers, Product Management, Supply Chain Management, Production Lines, Sales.

  • Analyze and solve interdisciplinary problems in test laboratories and in production lines.

Your background

  • Mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, physicist or closely related fields with at minimum a Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience in a related field

  • Apprenticeship as a designer is a plus

  • High voltage switchgear experience is desirable but not a must

  • Ability to work well in a multicultural, multidisciplinary and globally distributed team.

  • Creative, independent and solution-oriented approach

  • Software skills or open to acquiring them (MS Office, 3D CAD, ERP, …)

  • Good knowledge of English and German

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