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Product material compliance manager 80-100% (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

Are you a Chemist or Materials Expert with a passion for ensuring the material compliance and driving sustainability initiatives and practices within the materials and product development processes?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! Join our team within the High Voltage Products sector, where you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the compliance and sustainability of products such as High Voltage Switchgear, Power Quality Products, Insulation Components, and Control and Monitoring solutions.

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

  • Monitor and assess regulations and standards relevant to our product portfolios sustainability and compliance.

  • Utilize your material and chemistry background and contribute to material compliance related customer discussions.

  • Lead projects and activities within Hitachi Energy addressing material compliance and sustainability of the product portfolio.

  • Drive continuous improvement processes including audit and oversight mechanisms related to materials selection, testing, sustainability, and compliance.

  • Create and maintain the appropriate internal guidelines, processes and policies for product qualification, testing, sustainability, and compliance.

  • Close collaboration with scientists and engineers from Hitachi Energy research, development centers and external laboratories and service providers around the world in material selection, specification, and qualification.

  • Interface with procurement and quality engineers to support supplier selection and qualification.

Your background

  • PhD, master’s degree or equivalent degree (university of applied science/university) in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or closely related subject.

  • Knowledge of global regulations including REACH, RoHS, EU WFD, TSCA, Conflict Minerals.

  • Working knowledge in project management is an asset.

  • Team player with excellent communication skills.

  • Fluency in English, basic German skills, or willingness to learn German.

  • Willingness to travel (5-10%).

We are open for a candidate located in other European locations.

Basic Info
Location Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-09-08
Reference number R0030965
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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.