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Sr. Design Engineer

Location: Maneja, Gujarat, India
Job ID: R0038517
Date Posted: Feb 5, 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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Project Engineering focuses on designing, communicating, and implementing an operational plan for completing an engineering-based project including: Preparing designs, project controls and specifications, schedules, cost estimates, production, transportation, installation, testing and/or commissioning of new infrastructure, facilities, equipment, etc. Monitoring progress and performance against the project plan; taking action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays. Identifying, developing, and gathering the resources necessary to complete the project. May include preparing engineering standards, designs and work specifications; developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors An Experienced Professional (P2) applies practical knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience. May require the following proficiency: Works independently with general supervision. Problems faced are difficult but typically not complex. May influence others within the job area through explanation of facts, policies and practices.

Job responsibilities:

  • Supervise all stages of new product development right from evaluating technical feasibility, design, prototyping, component development and type testing
  • Design, development, verification, testing and validation of product or product components.
  • Preparation of technical documents / instructions for product
  • Evaluation of product related technical specification requirements from customers.
  • Co-ordination with various functions viz. Marketing, Order handling, Operations, SCM, quality, service, finance, Technology Centre, Technical Lead Centre
  • Interaction with customers for product approval & technical clearances.
  • Conduct RCA of product failures and prepare analysis reports.
  • Maintenance of master data related to product in SAP
  • Co-ordination in Type testing of HV Circuit breakers


  • Educational qualification: Degree in Engineering
  • Experience required: :  8 to 12 years in Engineering/Design of HV Products ( Preferably HV Circuit Breakers).
  • Competencies:

    Technical: Conversant with high voltage switchgear fundamentals. Make design improvements in existing products/design new products. Understanding the requirements and expectations of customers and get them translated in design documents. Understanding National & International standards, Analytical skill to solve complex issues, Knowledge on different materials and manufacturing processes related to Switchgear Industry, ERP System

    Behavioural: Effective communication, Systemic Thinking, Effective use of resources, Independent decision making ability, Result Oriented

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