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R&D Assistant Mechanical Engineer

Mission Statement:

We are currently looking for talented candidates with mechanical engineering background to join Hitachi Energy R&D HVDC department in Grid Integration business unit in Beijing. You will be involved in product and technology development for Hitachi Energy's Business Units globally.

Your responsibilities:

  • Work in new product development projects focusing on converter valve mechanical design tasks involving multi-disciplinary areas – for example heat transfer, electrical insulation, strength of materials and manufacturing technologies.
  • Preparation of 3D CAD Models, drawings and BOM.
  • Perform simulation and calculation of products and technologies under development – for example finite element simulations and strength calculations.
  • Participate in verification tests from early prototype testing to final verification of converter valve design.
  • Analysis and design the cutting-edge products for future HVDC markets.
  • Provide technical support for delivery and under commissioning projects.
  • A challenging position in a global R&D team, working in the front line of HVDC technologies.
  • The opportunity for professional and personal development through training.
  • The opportunity to witness the evolution of high voltage products and technologies.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • M.Sc. or PhD. in mechanical engineering or equivalent.
  • Deep understanding of mechanical core competences, material selection, manufacturing methods and basic understanding of electrical technology.
  • An innovative and creative attitude and mind-set.
  • Experience in modeling and design tools.
  • Professional written and spoken communication skills in English.
  • Experience in NX/TeamCenter or CAD/CAE software e.g. Creo, SolidWorks, Ansys, Abaqus.
  • Experience in electrical equipment design and high-voltage devices.
  • Experience in product lifecycle design aspects such as reliability, safety, maintainability, tooling, and manufacturing requirements.
  • Experience in electromechanical design from electric power industry or design of high voltage product.
Location Beijing, China
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-01-29
Reference number R0042313

About Hitachi Energy

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 employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.