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Global Product Specialist - Distribution Transformers (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

For our Product Management team, understanding the full potential of our technology and the trends in our markets is highly rewarding. In addition, helping customers all over the world improve efficiency, save resources and reduce emissions gives our work a powerful sense of purpose. Our liquid immersed Distribution Transformers product line is a part of the Global Product Group Distribution and Traction Transformers. Working within the Distribution and Traction Transformers Product Group and reporting to the Global Product Manager, you will be accountable to ensure competitive position, strong value differentiation and technological leadership for IEC standard liquid immersed Distribution Transformers globally, thereby contributing to Customer satisfaction and profitable growth.

Your responsibilities

  • Understanding and maintaining a thorough market situation analysis covering inter-national standards, market / segment technical requirements and their impact on your portfolio, identification of technical product gaps or competitiveness opportunities, evaluation of the portfolio position etc.
  • Collecting and analyzing standards, market requirements and trends, customer needs and values as an input for supporting our product roadmap
  • Supporting the Global Product Manager in creating the business case and market & technical requirements for development, competitiveness, maintenance or transfer of technology projects
  • Preparing product technical communication materials, including support for new product launches
  • Ensuring that required product documentation, training and tools are in place for global sales and operations as well as for external communication, and that they are maintained
  • Clarifying product or service positioning within the portfolio, with defined values per product line to address different segments’ needs
  • Extending sales support, participating in customer meetings and attending trade shows on request to better identify customer pain points and associated consequences
  • Living core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business

Your background

  • MSc or BSc Engineering degree
  • 12+ years of experience in R&D, product/technology development, or Engineering in IEC liquid immersed distribution transformers
  • Strong technical knowledge of IEC liquid immersed distribution transformers
  • Demonstrated experience in interaction with Customers and/or international Standards groups
  • International experience and Intercultural sensitivity
  • Structured and analytical thinking
  • Networking, Leadership, Superior communication & negotiation skills
  • Fluent in English

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 38,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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Location Remote, , Global
Job Type Full-Time
Type of role Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Contract Regular/Permanent

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