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Internship R&D Global Product Support Switchgears 100% (f/m/d)

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

In the R&D department for gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) in Zurich, Oerlikon we are looking for a student for a six to nine-month internship(100%) for the team Global Product Support. We offer you a job in a dynamic and agile environment with ambitious goals. You will gain insight into the interrelationship of technology and product care of high voltage switchgear, in which we offer you active participation in our core activities. You will work and be integrated in a team of ten experts in the field of high voltage technologies and thus have the possibility to extend and deepen your knowledge. The internship is also ideal for gaining insight into a modern R&D department. 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

  • Support project work in the area of GIS product development
  • Execution, evaluation and documentation of tests
  • Execution of application-oriented simulations and studies
  • Development of tools (Excel, VBA, …) that support our product development and maintenance
  • Participation in addressing short-term issues in the context of the day-to-day business

Your background

  • Student in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or closely related fields
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Creative, independent and solution-oriented approach
  • Good knowledge of English and German is a must
  • Minimum education level: Bachelor
  • Programming skills or open to acquiring them (Excel, VBA, Matlab, …)

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. Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. Hitachi Energy Switzerland Ltd. Sonia Canelada Granizo Talent Acquisition

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Location Zürich, Oerlikon, Zurich, Switzerland
Job Type Full-Time
Type of role Internship
Contract Temporary

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