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Electrical Design Development Engineer

Mission Statement:

We are currently looking for talented candidates with electrical 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:

  • You will perform semiconductor calculations and simulations to determine voltage stresses and losses in the semiconductors and valve electronics and verify your calculations with hands-on high-power testing in our test laboratories.

  • You handle conceptualize, simulate, develop and test power electronics circuits for high power transmission applications.  

  • You will be involved in design and specify components, collaborate with suppliers, and plan and run tests on prototypes. 

  • Take responsibility for the design of electrical subsystems of our converter stations from ideation phase through concept and detail design to final test and verification. 

  • You will modify and upgrade power electronics control board’s hardware and software.

  • Cooperate with system input, support mechanical development from insulation, voltage and current stress evaluation.

  • You will provide technical support for tendering and delivery projects.

  • Since working with cutting edge technology, you will need to address many kinds of technical challenges.

  • Your effort to work agile, in Teams, hands-on, taking technology and personal development ownership.

  • Living in 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:

  • A Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Power Electronics or equivalent.

  • Work experience from similar industries is preferable.

  • Experience with working with laboratory equipment and converter prototyping and testing is a plus. If you have experience of power electronics in high voltage products even better.

  • Experience with software like LTspice, MATLAB or PSCAD, is valuable.

  • You are a natural team player and enjoy collaborating with others, find clever solutions and solve problems together. You enjoy working agile and hands-on, and you are ready to take ownership of both the technology you’re working with, and your own personal development. 

  • It will be a part of your job to communicate with other departments, team members, projects leaders and suppliers. It is therefore important that you are open-minded and straightforward in your communication.

  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English.

Location Beijing, China
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-02-07
Reference number R0043100

About Hitachi Energy

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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.