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Technical Specialist

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

The incumbent is responsible for technical support to operations and is essential to the smooth running of these operations. The Technical Specialist contributes to the standardization of manufacturing methods and their optimization through various continuous improvement techniques. The specialist actively participates in problem-solving and takes initiatives to establish an optimal and quality production flow. The incumbent also contributes significantly to the training process of assemblers and operators.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensure that techniques and work documents reflect the latest revisions
  • Provide technical support to production departments.
  • Support returns (test faults or customer returns) to determine the optimal repair sequence.
  • Manage the Quality Notice system - implementation, record keeping.
  • Define the manufacturing strategy (processes used, sequencing, etc).
  • Write manufacturing routines, including control points.
  • Improve tooling and collaborate with the industrial engineering team for production start up.
  • Participate in production equipment purchasing and implementation projects.
  • Participate in engineering design reviews to validate feasibility from a manufacturing perspective.

Your background

  • Mechanical or electrical engineering background/training
  • Experience in the high-power transformer industry is a strong asset
  • Fluency in spoken and written French and English
  • Working knowledge of workflow analysis (process mapping) and process risk analysis (FMEA - Failure Mode Effects Analysis)
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work, set priorities with a team and achieve objectives to meet production deadlines and quality requirements
  • Ability to make decisions and be autonomous
  • Communication and presentation skills with all levels of employees
  • Problem-solving skills and pragmatic approach
  • Working knowledge of MS office, knowledge of POKA and ETQ is an asset
  • Other considerations
  • Possibility of evening shift– 16 h to 0h30
  • On-site work (100%) required to support operations
  • Working in a unionized environment

More about us

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.

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Location Varennes, QC, Quebec, Canada
Job Type Full-Time
Type of role Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Contract Regular/Permanent

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