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Manager – Plant Mechanical Design - INOPC HVDC

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job ID: R0040903
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2024
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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General Information:

Mission Statement:

As Manager at INOPC-HVDC, Chennai you will be responsible for a given Group’s strategy, operation, resource planning, competence development and people development. You need to collaborate with various cross-functional group/teams, suppliers and customers. You will be part of local management and act as a “sounding board” within the organization. Analysis and risk management will also be among your tasks. You will in many ways be the person at the center of things. Together with the tender responsible you will also handle tender calculations and pricing models.

Business Information:

Hitachi Energy is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.

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Hitachi Energy HVDC: HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) and HVDC Light® are highly efficient alternatives for transmitting bulk power and for special purpose applications. The classic HVDC technology is used to transmit electric power over long distances by overhead transmission lines or submarine cables. It is also used to interconnect separate power systems, where traditional alternating current (AC) connections cannot be used. HVDC Light® is an underground and submarine cable power transmission technology developed by Hitachi Energy that offers additional benefits compared to HVDC Classic.

Our Indian Operations Centre (INOPC) is a competence center with around 2000+ skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, functional system testing, installation supervision, and commissioning. Over the last decade, INOPC has evolved to become the largest engineering hub serving more than 40 countries across different energy sectors. The team caters to the four business units—Transformers, Grid Integration, Grid Automation, High Voltage and has successfully executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Operational: Resource planning medium to long term and allocation based on the forecast of tenders & projects in collaboration with global organization. Ensure KPI of the department (e.g. on time delivery, FPY, productivity).Ensure achieving financial budget. Review and approve techno-economic offering by your line in a tender/project, assess risk and opportunity. Run routine review & follow-up with the project team and other cross-functional teams, supplier and customers. Recruit personnel as per HC budget. Accountable for the team as per Hitachi Energy Group compliance, Integrity, Health & Safety.

  • People : Responsible for personnel assessments / people’s review, target setting for the direct reports. Identify people’s development area(s) and implement actions accordingly. Identify key competence area and have succession planning.

  • Strategic - Participate in unit’s strategic work and develop local strategy and road map. Workout future scope expansion and competence development. Drive operation development for the local organization. Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Education Qualification: B.E. / B.Tech in engineering in Electrical / Electronic preferred.

  • Candidate should have minimum 3 years of exp as Line Manager/Team Leader along with the team size of at least 15+.

  • Basic knowledge in HVDC/FACTS/Substation is preferred.

  • Good intercultural sensitivity, Strong leadership skills and Strong communication and collaboration skills required.    

  • Exposure to the New Technologies and Global customers

  • Stakeholder Management through continuous interaction with employees and senior management across the globe.

  • Good at building extensive networks internally as well as externally.

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