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Electrical Testing Team Lead

General Information:

The Transformers business segment is a global technology leader as well as the world's largest supplier of transformers. We are pioneers in digital transformer technologies, working at the frontier of renewable energy and ultra-high voltage AC and DC applications.

Hitachi Energy is looking for a Manager – Electrical Testing for its Quebec City factory. Under the responsibility of the Director - Quality, the position holder must plan the various electrical and mechanical tests required for the production of transformers while ensuring the safety of the testing area.


  • Plan special tests internally according to the protocols in place;

  • Plan and coordinate factory acceptance tests (FAT test) for customer approvals;

  • Work closely with production supervisors to coordinate the various production requirements, special tests, training, calibration and continuous improvement;

  • Work closely with the maintenance supervisor to plan the corrective and/or preventive maintenance required in the test area;

  • Participate in identifying electrical risks in the testing area as well as solutions to reduce them;

  • Ensure compliance with test safety requirements according to company standards;

  • Produce various reports for clients;

  • Take charge and follow up on the actions required during test equipment breakdowns while working jointly with the team in place;

  • Plan training and act as a trainer for quality assurance technicians;

  • Share expertise and advise quality assurance technicians during investigations of customer returns or test failures;

  • Carry out the various audits in the testing area;

  • Update and keep work procedures up to date;

  • Actively participate in defining current and future investment needs in the testing area;

  • Participate in the development of requirements and the implementation of projects;

  • Any other related task.


  • Hold a DEC in electrical, electrotechnical, electromechanical engineering or industrial electronics technology or a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering ​

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar position;

  • Mastery of the MS Office Suite;

  • Knowledge of a Lean system, an asset;

  • Advanced French and English (comprehension, spoken and written).

  • Strong problem-solving skills;

  • Ability to work in a team and collaborate;

  • Ability to demonstrate rigor, resourcefulness and determination;

  • Excellent ability to organize and multitask

Our advantages:

  • Comprehensive group insurance (medical, dental, life and disability) and access to a telemedicine service.

  • Retirement plan with advantageous employer contribution.

  • Bonus program.

  • 24/7 Employee and Family Assistance Program.

  • Fitness and wellness program.

  • Dynamic social club.

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

Location Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Quality Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-05-07
Reference number R0048468

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.