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Research Team Manager, Power System and Digitalization

Location: Vaesteras, Västmanlands län, Sweden
Job ID: R0036305
Date Posted: Nov 28, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Engineering & Science
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Innovation is the heart of Hitachi Energy and our research centers are the backbone. Join us if you have outstanding scientific or technical expertise as well as drive and passion. You will work in dynamic, motivated and creative team with a wide range of experience and competence and with access to highly advanced laboratory facilities. 

For our research center in Västerås/Sweden we are looking for a Research Team Manager to lead the Power System and Digitalization research team. The team performs interdisciplinary research in a wide range of topics related to digital technologies for power systems, including control and protection as well as asset diagnostics. 


Your Responsibilities  

  • Line management for a multidisciplinary research team
  • Coaching project leaders for scientific excellence and professional execution of R&D projects
  • Coaching team members to support their professional development and recruit new employees
  • Fostering the creation of high-value research project proposals
  • Contributing to technical work in research projects and pre-studies
  • Maintaining and developing excellent collaboration across the organization, relevant business units and leading universities
  • Positioning your team and its expertise in a landscape of evolving trends and research needs
  • Contributing to an innovative and motivating work environment within our research center and globally within Power Grids Research

Your background  

  • You hold a PhD in relevant fields or a master degree with equivalent professional experience
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, and ability to manage expectations and complex interdependencies
  • Previous experience in an industrial research environment
  • Good knowledge of Power Grids technologies and products, and interest in new fields of research and technology
  • Experience that demonstrates your team-oriented, innovative, and strategic working style
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

If you have an inspiring and responsible personality, combining strong leadership drive with technical strength, and want to contribute to creating greener, stronger and smarter future energy systems, then join us! We very much look forward to your application!


More about us   


Are you ready for a new exciting challenge? Welcome to apply by December 15.  


Recruiting Manager Alireza Nami, [email protected], will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Bo Westman, +46 107-38 38 04, Unionen: Karin Ulvemark, +46 730-70 01 20, Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12. Other questions can be directed to Talent Acquisition Partner Renée Lundgren, +46 107-38 54 75, [email protected] 

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