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(Senior) Scientist – Gas Circuit Breaker Research - 80-100% (f/m/d)

Location: Baden-Daettwil, Aargau, Switzerland
Job ID: R0034005
Date Posted: May 21, 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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We are looking for a senior research scientist with experience in gas circuit breakers or in high-voltage technology, to strengthen our team at our research center in Baden/CH. 


Your Responsibilities 

  • Define, plan, lead and contribute to multidisciplinary industrial research projects on gas circuit breakers, high-voltage engineering, electrical power devices 

  • Create and research new concepts for high-voltage AC and DC gas circuit breakers and gaseous insulation 

  • Contribute to shape the long-term R&D strategy of gas circuit breakers and high voltage switchgear

  • Collaborate with Hitachi Energy business units and research centers, universities, and external partners

  • Build your network in the company and actively distribute your knowledge and expertise

  • Disseminate your results in technical reports, patent applications, and scientific publications  


Your Requirements 

  • 3+ years of industry or postdoc experience in the area of circuit breaker or high-voltage technology 

  • Project management, people- or technical leadership experience 

  • PhD in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or applied physics or equivalent experience 

  • Proven track record in science or in industry  

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, team player attitude, initiative and creativity

  • Background related to cold/thermal plasma physics and applications, experimental fluid dynamics or combustion physics is an advantage

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) 

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