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R&D Test Engineer

Location: Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium
Job ID: R0039237
Date Posted: Dec 27, 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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High Voltage Products is a business unit within Hitachi Energy. The business unit develops, manufactures, and markets high voltage products for HVAC and HVDC systems, such as surge arresters, breakers, instrument transformers, capacitors, cooling systems and cable accessories. Innovation is the heart of Hitachi Energy, and our Technology Centres are continuously challenging the technology limits developing the next generation products and solutions utilizing a high degree of innovation.

Join us if you have outstanding scientific or technical expertise as well as drive and passion. Through your development projects you will become part of company-wide R&D community involved in a sustainable energy transformation that will shape and help you to develop your career into a technical or managerial leader. Join our Technology Centre and be part of our exciting journey towards a Greener Stronger and Smarter Grid.

Your responsibilities :

  • You will help to develop the next generation capacitors focusing on the testing and design improvement.
  • Build experimental set-ups conduct tests, and analyze test results, possibly including physical modelling.
  • Work with a global R&D team ensuring knowledge sharing, and timely and high-quality deliverables.
  • Support the project teams in the installation and execution of tests, measurements and characterizations.
  • Plan laboratory activities for the consecution of the team and projects goals, as per the guidelines of the company.
  • Expertise in relevant equipment and procedures for  the testing of  power electronic equipment, film capacitors or metallized film.
  • Living Hitachi Energy's core values of sustainability, safety and integrity means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • Bachelor’s engineering in dielectrics, HV testing and/or electrical engineering, BSc or MSc Electrical/Electronics/Electrotechnical Engineering or relevant field equivalent in Electrical testing.
  • Ideally minimum 3 Years of working experience in the field of HV electrical testing.
  • Sound analytical skills and experience with planning, conducting and analysis of experiments.
  • Experience in, or ability to develop, project management and planning skills.
  • Bonus if you also have working experience in the field of film capacitors or film metallization
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken and French would be an advantage.
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