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Strategic Quality Specialist

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HV Breakers (High Voltage Breakers) is a business unit within Hitachi Energy located in Ludvika. The unit has worldwide responsibility for the development, production and sale of high voltage breakers for both AC and DC power systems. High voltage plays an important role in reliable and energy efficient power systems. 

In this role you will be working with a team of about 10 people. In the role of Strategic Quality Specialist, you will work to ensure and improve quality in production at HV Breakers in Ludvika.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Performing analyses, compiling reports and implementing strategies to optimize our production process
  • Drive a strong quality culture within department at HV Breakers
  • Assist in identifying, driving progress, and reporting on top quality issues.
  • Coordinate and support audits within the function, presenting results to the management team
  • Follow up on strategic initiatives, project progress, and report
  • Improve quality processes, strengthen collaboration between departments
  • Ensure proper risk management and resolutions
  • The role requires travelling to suppliers for solving quality issues and quality process developments
  • You share Hitachi Energy's fundamental values regarding safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business 


  • You are a problem solver who enjoys working in a team as well as independently
  • You are analytical and structured as a person
  • Experience of working with quality work in production
  • Good knowledge or experience in manufacturing processes assessment.
  • Fluency in Swedish and English language, both written and spoken
  • Excellent communication skills, internally and in your communication with others in a multicultural environment
  • It is qualifying with product knowledge of High Voltage Circuit Breaker
  • Knowledge of tools such as 8D and DMAIC
  • Meritorious to have Green Belt six sigma

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Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Welcome to apply by September 30! Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply today. We are interested to learn more about you and what you can contribute with so don’t hesitate to apply even though you don’t meet all requirements.

For specific questions about the position, please contact Recruiting Manager, Daniel Hellquist,

Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Philip Bengtsson, +46 107 38 25 17; Unionen: Johan Frisk, +46 41107-38 39 68; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107 382 912

 All other questions can be directed to Talent Partner, Lisa Meriläinen,

You are welcome into a growing team where you have a great opportunity to develop your own role in the company. Everyone has different skills and competencies, and we are interested to learn more about you and with what you can contribute. So, if you are interested do not hesitate to apply even though you do not meet all requirements.

Work environment where all of us can be seen, respected, and belong. Let’s bring Diversity 360 to life where diversity + collaboration = great innovation.

#diversity #genderequity #inclusion

Basic Info
Location Ludvika, Dalarna County, Sweden
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Quality Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-08-23
Reference number R0019309
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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.