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Electrical Valve and Digital Optical Instrument Transducer Design

Location: Ludvika, Dalarnas län, Sweden
Job ID: R0043117
Date Posted: Feb 27, 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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The Electrical Valve Design department is a part of Hitachi Energy HVDC Products in Ludvika. We as a department are globally responsible for electrical design and requirements of semiconductors based HVDC and SVC valves. HVDC valves are used to convert AC to DC, and vice versa, and are essential for HVDC power transmissions. SVC valves are used in SVC systems, in order to support and stabilize AC systems. We also are responsible for designing digital optical instrument transducers. These are state of the art and compact current measuring instruments suited specifically for HVDC applications. These current measuring instruments are used in different parts of an HVDC system, such as measuring the valve current to protect it against overcurrents and earth faults. It is also used for measuring harmonics and filter supervision.

The Electrical Valve Design department in Sweden consists of 30 employees including the managers. We also have electrical design departments in India and China, who we work in close collaboration with. Our department is not only responsible for tenders and project deliveries but also for productification of new valve solutions, life cycle management and provide technical support in upgrades & service projects.

Your responsibilities

  • Perform semiconductor valve calculations including electrical, thermal and losses.
  • Perform semiconductor valve simulations including circuit and FEM simulations.
  • Design, testing and maintenance of digital current transformers for HVDC and FACTS applications.
  • Specify testing requirements to ensure that tests are performed according to standards.
  • Specify control and protection requirements on the valve.
  • Being responsible for customer trainings.
  • Living Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • You have either a Bachelor of Science or a Master of Science in Power Engineering, Electronics, Engineering Physics or equivalent.
  • Previous work experience in similar fields is preferable.
  • You have good knowledge of engineering tools, for instance; Matlab, Mathcad, PSCAD, LTSpice, COMSOL or ANSYS.
  • Experiences aside, the most important aspect is your positive attitude and passion for electrical & electronics engineering. We are looking for you, who are self-motivated and curious, and thrive in a role where you can deepen your knowledge
  • Fluency in English is required, and Swedish is highly valued
  • You are team player who is not hesitant in communicating with people and a natural problem solver who enjoys challenges and are open-minded and straightforward in your communication.

More about us

Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Last day to apply is 2024-02-29. This position is open for placement in Sweden.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply today! More information: Recruiting Manager, Sanchit Singh, [email protected]  will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Mikael Hjort, +46 107-38 29 86; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12; Unionen: Fredrik Holmgren, +46 107-38 21 85. All other questions can be directed to Talent Acquisition Partner, Christian Falevik, [email protected] 

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