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R&D Engineer - Transformers Windings Domain Expert (m/w/d)

Location: Bad Honnef, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Job ID: R0036820
Date Posted: Dec 1, 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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As R&D engineer in the field of Winding technology you lead activities to improve winding performance, winding manufacturing methods while challenging the old routines to further developing a new better suited concept for future and current transformers. In this role you will work in close cooperation with experts in different transformer technology field as well as with transformer design and manufacturing specialists. You will support and define further development paths for our internal design tools as domain expert in Power Transformer Windings.   

Working in R&D will give you the possibilities to use your creativity to solve a wide spectrum of challenges. You will have exciting and varied work in front of you where you will get a broad network internally and externally. Work with both the local factory and the global organization within Transformers and have career development opportunities as a Specialist or as a Project Manager.

Your responsibilities

  • Creating conceptual designs of Transformer winding to meet specified requirements (functional, technical, quality, etc…)

  • Ability to create detailed design and 3D modeling as well as running mechanical verifications using simulation tools

  • Development of parametric models and providing expertise in winding aspects of Engineering design tools

  • Maintenance (testing, debugging) and further development of our design tools in the domain area

  • Running Design for Excellence practices (DFA, DFM, FMEA, etc…)

  • Preparing reports and related documents in accordance with internal and external requirements

  • Technical standards: Ensure that winding-related processes and calculation methods are state of the art.  Work with programmers to implement and test new methods in the design software

  • Technical support: Support the design, manufacturing, quality and supply chain organizations with technical expertise to ensure that technical requirements are fulfilled

  • Technical leadership and knowledge sharing: Coach and provide support and technical advice to colleagues on core-related topics

  • Maintain a network of engineering professionals to share best practices across different disciplines and locations

Your background

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree combined with work-life experience in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

  • 3+ Years of experience in Design & Engineering

  • Domain expertise in Power transformers is a plus

  • Fundamental knowledge of using different materials and manufacturing methods

  • Understanding of electrical, magnetic and thermal phenomena

  • Advanced knowledge of 3D CAD software Creo/ProE

  • Fluent command of English, both written and spoken

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