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R&D Epoxy Expert

Location: Shanghai Shi, China
Job ID: R0051366
Date Posted: Jun 6, 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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Your responsibilities:

  • You will develop modern technologies and products for dry-type transformers as part of the R&D team and R&D global organization, lead product and process development projects self-driven on time, on budget and on quality and analyze the existing epoxy formulations and provide fundamental knowledge about chemical systems and their use.

  • You will assess production processes and proactively identify gaps and areas of improvement, organize prototyping and testing activities to validate innovative technologies and new products.

  • You will document and transfer your knowledge and findings from R&D to production environment both locally and in other facilities abroad and provide technical support in domain of expertise to other departments when needed (product management, business development, marketing and sales, engineering).

  • You will stay up to date with the latest technology solutions, international standards, market trends and customer requirements relating to dry-type transformers. You will participate in the root cause analysis of epoxy cracks and propose solutions.

  • You will maintain close collaboration with suppliers to ensure raw material quality and perfect fit to the needs of R&D and the factories.

  • You will be aware of HSE aspects and ensure compliance with applicable standards and regulations.

  • 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:

  • You hold minimum Master level education in polymer engineering or similar.

  • More than 2 years of working experience in large organization is considered a plus.

  • Strong background and hands on working experience in epoxy resin and processing, including lab scale up to prototyping, ideally in a factory environment.

  • Deep knowledge about reaction kinetics as well as casting and curing processes of composite materials and filled epoxy systems.

  • Practical knowledge of the full material characterization methods (thermal, mechanical, processing).

  • Solid track record as project leader.

  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, statistical and simulation tools.

  • Responsible collaborator with structured, proactive, self-driven, and result-oriented work approach.

  • Spirit of innovation, "out of the box" thinking.

  • Fluent in English language on both writing and speaking.

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