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R&D Mechanical Engineer and Project Leader, IEEE Transformer Components

Location: Alamo, Tennessee, United States
Job ID: R0049826
Date Posted: May 23, 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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Hitachi Energy is seeking to hire a R&D Mechanical Engineering Project Lead, IEEE Transformer components for its Alamo, TN location. This is an individual contributor role with some leadership opportunities. This role will play an important role in enhancing the performance of transformer components that meet IEEE standards, focusing on creating new products and refining the current portfolio. This position will be part of a newly created North America Regional Technology Center and report to the North America Transformer Hub Engineering team.

Your Responsibilities

  • As part of the R&D team, you create new technologies and products for high-voltage components.

  • You lead development projects independently and ensure that they meet the time, budget and quality requirements.

  • You conduct feasibility studies, develop new technical concepts, design new products and simulate their expected performances.

  • You arrange prototyping and testing activities to verify new technologies and new products.

  • You share your knowledge and findings from R&D with production environment both locally and in other facilities abroad.

  • You offer technical support in domain of expertise to other departments as needed (product management, business development, marketing and sales, engineering…).

  • You take part in international pre-standardization and standardization work.

  • You keep up with the latest technology solutions, international standards, market trends and customer requirements related to transformer components.

  • You uphold Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means being accountable for your own actions while looking out for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background

  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field is required, with a preference for Masters/PhD and at least 5 years of Engineering experience.

  • Candidate must already have the work authorization to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.

  • Extensive knowledge of the design and development experience of IEEE HV insulation components, preferably high voltage bushings.

  • Competence in using CAD tools (e.g. Creo Pro/E), simulation tools (e.g. Ansys, COMSOL), Windchill, SAP, and MS Office

  • Team-oriented, self-motivated, proactive, and results-focused work attitude.

  • Proven experience as project leader.

  • Creative and innovative mindset.

  • Willing to travel 50% to Alamo, TN factory if not local.

  • Experience in reducing costs and applying lean-six-sigma method is preferred.

  • Experience with CAD modeling, Windchill, SAP is desired.



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