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Production Development Specialist

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Are you a driven and innovative person who enjoys driving development and change initiatives? Then this opportunity might be right for you! Our business unit Transformers is now searching for a Production Development Specialist to join the team in Ludvika, Sweden. 

In this role, you will be part of our production development team, supporting the production and managing the production implementation of the world’s largest transformers. Working in production development provides a chance to get a broad knowledge of our unit and products. You will lead projects that involve many internal disciplines, suppliers and be responsible for all the project phases and budget. You will work on the strategic and/or operational production development of one of our production areas, and you will be living Hitachi Energy core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your responsibilities

  • Identify and implement improvements to the production process.
  • Lead production development projects.
  • Investigate the development of new production methods, technologies, and changes to equipment.
  • Create work instructions.
  • Support and help our transition to more digital and automated production methods and processes.
  • Work closely with colleagues, internal experts, and suppliers to solve production challenges.

Your background:

  • Understanding or knowledge of production, if you have previously worked in production it is an advantage.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in technology or engineering (all disciplines), and/or equivalent work experience from a similar area is an advantage.
  • Knowledge or experience in automation or “smart factory” is a plus.
  • As a person, you have good problem-solving skills, an ability to efficiently take in multiple perspectives and be attentive and responsive to the needs of your stakeholders.
  • Good Swedish and English communication skills, both written and spoken, are required.

Additional Information:

This role is based in Ludvika, Sweden, and requires frequent presence on site. Last day to apply is October 1st. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled in a shorter timeline.

Recruiting manager Tomas Eriksson, will be happy to answer your questions regarding this position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Karolina Czechowski, +46 730- 73 41 15; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12; Unionen: Olle Ruzicka, +46 107-38 31 44.. All other questions should be directed to Talent Partner Nicole Bergman,

Basic Info
Location Ludvika, Dalarna County, Sweden
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Production & Skilled Trades
Contract Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term)
Publication date 2023-09-14
Reference number R0024541
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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.