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Global Product Compliance Specialist (f/m/d)

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General information:

Hitachi Energy offers power and automation products, systems and service solutions across the generation, transmission and distribution value chain - enabling a stronger, smarter and greener power grid. We are seeking a Global Product Compliance Specialist to be based in Europe who will be part of our business function Legal and Integrity. This role will report to the Head of L&I Regulatory Affairs.


  • Monitor, interpret and advise on product related regulations that impact the Hitachi Energy product portfolio
  • Drive and guide legal responses to officials, coordinate with business and functional stakeholders
  • Provide guidance and conduct training to internal stakeholders on relevant product compliance regulations
  • Drive product compliance related projects cross functionally
  • Oversee relevant product related data and drive data improvements as well as automation/digitalization, and harmonization
  • Embed product compliance, recording and declaration into existing processes and tools (portal, SharePoint, SAP, gate models, etc.)
  • Proactively identify and resolve product compliance related issues and challenges
  • Create and maintain the appropriate corporate regulations and standards for product compliance; create interfaces with existing applications just as SFDC for example
  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business

Your background:

  • Degree in Chemistry, Materials or Engineering with legal background or Legal Degree with workable knowledge in Chemistry, Materials or Engineering
  • Several years of experience in working in or with multinational enterprises with large matrix organizations
  • Extensive experience with product compliance regulations globally, with a focus on chemical and material compliance
  • Experience in creating visual dashboards, managing product compliance data and metrics
  • Experience in Project Management and managing external Consultants and law firms
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and ERP systems (SAP)
  • High customer and solution orientation paired with a communicative personality, enjoying to take ownership and accountability
  • Hands-on and problem-solving mentality to challenge "status quo"
  • A collaborative, solution-focused approach and strong written and spoken communication skills Willingness to develop the role and scope considering evolving regulatory environment Fluent English, other languages an asset Willingness to travel (10-20%)
Basic Info
Location Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Mannheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Milano, Milano, Italy
Stone, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Vaesteras, Vastmanland County, Sweden
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Legal, Compliance & Audit
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-07-04
Reference number R0025960
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Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.