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System Tendering - Grid Edge Solutions

Business Information:

The Hitachi Energy Indian Operations Center (INOPC) is a competence center with around 1500 skilled engineers who focus on tendering, engineering, planning, procurement, functional system testing, installation supervision and commissioning. However, over the last decade, it has evolved to become the largest engineering hub. The India Operations Centre is a key aspect of the Power Grids business Power Up transformation program. The INOPC team at Chennai supports Hitachi Energy’s units in more than 40 countries across a wide portfolio of all the four business units in Power Grid business. To date, the team has executed engineering and commissioning for projects in more than 80 countries.

Mission Statement:

Engineering Sales is focused on providing technical advice and support to sales teams and conducting technical analysis of product configurations to determine customer specific pricing including Preparing and conducting technical sales briefings for customer and company representatives. Researching customer technical specifications and estimating the costs, resources, time, and technical requirements of modifying, configuring, and installing the product or solution. Evaluating sales proposals to ensure they are technically accurate and consistent with the organization’s quality standards. May resolve/troubleshoot implementation problems and conduct initial user training A Senior Professional (P3) applies advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education and work experience.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes customer specifications in order to have a clear picture of its requests and to prepare a reliable technical solution for the bid.

  • Ensures the optimization of the bid design in terms of cost and customer requests, in accordance with ABB technical standards.

  • Using commercially available tools, simulate energy flows in the Microgrid to define required system sizing. Make use of ABB internal tools to dimension stabilization solutions.

  • Develops a bid design containing as much as possible technical solutions already developed in previous orders in order to reduce engineering time and risk.

  • Perform homer simulations to arrive at optimal equipment sizing and configuration.

  • Responsible for the preparation of the conceptual design of the bid including technical lay-out, preliminary Bill of Quantities (BoQ), relevant equipment descriptions and Microgrid system technical bid description and definition in collaboration with the other ABB unit bid responsible.

  • Prepare concept proposal on possible MG business cases and presentation to customer, if required.

  • Understand customer needs and work with the Microgrid INOPC Engineering and the LPG bid responsible to determine the most ideal customer solution.

  • Initiate Technical Tender meetings with the INOPC Engineering.

  • Takes lead in solving any bid design issue with the INOPC engineering team, the microgrids R&D team and the LPG Sales team.

  • Formulate new functionality requests to R&D when necessary.

  • Preparation of the DOW in collaboration with the LPG bid responsible.

  • Ensure the bids are professional, targeted, concise and successful with the aim of driving continuous improvements.

  • Responsible for timely completion of technical bid with correctness and quality of engineering.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Bachelors degree in B.E - Electricals.

  • Should have 5 years' experience in electrical process control design and engineering functions executing large projects.

  • Product knowledge of ABB Microgrid products &systems – Microgrid Control Platform.

  • Excellent knowledge & understanding of electrical systems including battery systems plus excellent knowledge and understanding of electrical process control and power systems in general.

Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-05-22
Reference number R0032078

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.