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Electrical Design Engineer for Power Transformers

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We need a diverse, inclusive and authentic team to make a sustainable energy future happen.

So, if you are equally passionate about our purpose, but concerned that your experience doesn’t fit perfectly with the qualifications stated in the job ad, we strongly encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate to complete our dream team, either for this role – or for another role in our rapidly growing business.

We are looking for Electrical Design Engineer with preferably 1 or 2 years of experience as a designer. This role will be based in Córdoba, Spain where Hitachi Energy has a factory focused on core and shell type transformers.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You will learn what our Customers want and how a Shell Power Transformers shall be designed and manufactured to meet their requirements.

  • You will work together with other functions like Sales, Project Management, Procurement, Operations, etc… to successfully execute the assigned projects.

  • You will have many opportunities to meet and interact with our customers, for example providing technical support to our sales department during the negotiation phase or conducting design reviews after the order is acquired

  • You will have access to the knowledge of our experts, both in Cordoba and in our extended Hitachi Energy network

  • You will use advanced simulation tools to solve various types of technical challenges, spanning over different branches of physics (e.g. dielectric, magnetic, thermal and mechanical design)

  • You will work in a structured way and be responsible for the Transformer design and cost, preparing several Engineering documents, like technical specifications and reports based on established formats and instructions.

  • You will participate in the resolution of technical problems and learn how to systematically apply the most appropriate methods to overcome them.

  • Your ideas will be listened and valued, and you will be able to propose improvement to our products, processes and tools.

Your background:

  • Master’s degree in engineering with a major in electrical engineering, industrial engineering or engineering physics. Electrical knowledge is required.

  • Around 2 years of professional experience working with transformers is preferred.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong Team player

  • Spanish and English fluent or mother tongue

  • Sole responsibility for technical solutions , independence, resolution, open mind set and flair for innovation and business.

  • Strong PC Knowledge and capability in 3D modelling package is a plus

What we can offer:

  • Collective bargain agreement with the following benefit (Daily Meal Allowance, reduce workings hours: Fridays and summer,21 days of vacation + free election days, allowance for children's)

  • Flexible working hours including the possibility of working from home.

  • Be part of a local and European team

  • Possibility to grow in our Power Transformer family or also in different functional areas

  • Possibility to travel to other factories in our Power Transformer network

  • Continuous learning journey in close contact with our experts

  • Possibility to be innovative and creative and bring your ideas to life

Location Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
Job type Full time
Experience Entry Level
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-02-06
Reference number R0028588

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.