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Technical Project Engineer 80 - 100% (f/m/d)

Hitachi Energy, High Voltage Products is renowned worldwide as a specialist in components for power transmission and power distribution. Within the area of High Voltage Products, the Technology Center Switzerland is responsible – as part of a global development organization – for the development and optimization of products like Gas Insulated Switchgear, Generator Circuit Breakers, Surge Arresters, High Voltage Interrupter Chambers, Insulation Components as well as Control and Monitoring solutions.  

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Technical Project Engineer to join our dynamic team. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of technical projects, from planning and budgeting to execution and completion. You will work closely with engineers, designers, and other stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget, and to the highest quality standards. 

Our flexible work practices help you optimize personal and business performance while creating an environment where all employees can develop their skills and grow.  

Your responsibilities 

  • Technical project engineering of generator circuit breakers systems and their processing and support during the offer and processing phase until the end of on-site assembly  

  • Design and execution of the GCB projects according to customer requirements and specifications 

  • Preparation of the contractual primary engineering documents in active cooperation with the various departments and external customers 

  • Leading technical customer meetings and negotiating at professional level 

  • Technical advice and development of solutions with and at the customer 

  • Occasional travel to customer and/or site meetings, during feasibility and or project executing phases 

  • Coordination of the required steel and secondary engineering activities 

  • Responsible for technical and quality compliant solutions as well as technical coordination of activities in connection with upstream and downstream departments 

  • Adhering to as-sold project commercial deliverables and supporting commercial Project manager with Up-sales 

Your background 

  • Technical qualification in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering 

  • Strong understanding of High Voltage/Substation/Switchgear engineering 

  • Analytical work methodology, independent, engaged, and cost-conscious 

  • At least 2 years of experience in technical project management 

  • Experienced in the use of CAD in 3D and 2D as well as Microsoft Office and possibly SAP system knowledge 

  • Independent, well-structured, and reliable way of working, as well as self-control of his activities  

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment 

  • Good communication skills to lead technical meetings both internally and externally with customers and suppliers 

  • Business fluent in English, German would be beneficial  

Location Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-03-26
Reference number R0043768

About Hitachi Energy

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 employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.