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Job ID: 45907
Date Posted: Oct 23, 2020
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Engineering
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Energy & Environment Researcher
We have a new exciting opportunity in the TEEL team for an Energy & Environment Researcher. The researcher will be involved in the development of future products and scalable technology solutions to support our Social Innovation business to address some of society’s biggest challenges, addressing the disruptive impact of renewable energy generation, ensuring energy security and decarbonising the energy mix whilst meeting increasing demand. The successful candidate will need to be highly motivated with a strong technical background, coupled with a demonstrable appetite for creativity, business innovation and application of entrepreneurial experience.
The role will cover a broad understanding of the energy system value chains including generation, transmission & distribution, development, integration and management. An understanding of and demonstrated abilities in the intersection of the energy system with industry, transport, environment, economy and society will be important.
Hitachi’s European R&D Energy & Environment group focuses on assessing and developing new and innovative business and commercial opportunities for Hitachi technologies. Therefore, a technical background is essential with strong commercial capabilities.
Projects will typically involve various stages from creation, through development to delivery and reporting. The candidate will be working with both internal and external global stakeholders, therefore experience of in working in diverse teams and demonstrated strong interpersonal skills will be beneficial. The range of projects may involve aspects as diverse as smart/intelligent energy, mobility, industrial processes, hydrogen, finance, circular economy and storage etc.
Our role is to assess and develop future viable business opportunities for the European market utilising the very best technical and commercial skillsets.
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Company and Business Group Overview
Hitachi is a Company that contributes to society through the development of technology and products that are both superior and original. Hitachi’s Founding Concepts of harmony, trust, honesty, integrity and pioneering spirit have guided Hitachi's growth into a flourishing, technologically diverse and innovative Company.
The Transportation, Energy & Environment Laboratory (TEEL), is part of Hitachi’s European R&D Centre, located in central London. The TEEL team has a mission to create and validate innovation in the Rail and Energy sectors, leveraging Hitachi’s technologies and customer co-creation. The focus is across the European energy sector (including power systems, renewables and digital business solutions, emerging solutions and environmental matters) and intersecting industries supporting several Hitachi business units. As part of Hitachi's Global R&D Group, the TEEL team also works and co-creates with other European laboratories covering Automotive, Industry, Big Data and Service Design; and several innovation research laboratories in Japan and around the globe.
Company Funded Benefits
Voluntary Benefits (funded by employee) including;