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Scientist in System Sustainability Life Cycle Evaluation 100% (f/m/d)

Empower the Future with Hitachi Energy: Join us as a
Scientist in System Sustainability Life Cycle Evaluation

We are looking for a passionate and proficient scientist to join us in evaluating the sustainability impact and life cycle of complex products and systems. As part of our dynamic, motivated, and creative team, you’ll bridge theory and application, developing, testing, and validating novel methods and technologies to facilitate the energy transition.

Your Responsibilities

  • You make a difference: Spearhead research and development projects creating and implementing methods and tools for the life cycle assessment of current and next generation of products and systems

  • You innovate: Develop user-friendly tools to estimate the environmental impact of complex systems including data mining, methods to estimate missing data, and models for linking the environmental impacts between design elements

  • You take initiative: Collaborate with a global team of researchers and engineers in Hitachi Energy Research and Hitachi Energy business units to identify and solve real-world problems and realize opportunities for further improvements

  • You connect: Build relationships within the company and actively share your knowledge and expertise. Interact with local and global external partners including universities, start-ups, and vendors.

  • You communicate: Disseminate your results in scientific publications, patent applications, and technical reports


  • PhD degree in science, engineering or a relevant field

  • Deep experience in modelling and assessing of the life cycle of complex systems

  • Relevant experience with data science and programming (e.g. Python, R, etc,)

  • Committed to taking an interdisciplinary approach, collaborating with experts from different domains to develop cutting edge solutions with high strategic impact

  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

At Hitachi Energy, we believe in the power of diversity and the potential of every person. We are committed creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. We invite you to apply and join us in shaping a sustainable future.

Location Baden-Daettwil, Aargau, Switzerland
Job type Full time
Experience Entry Level
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-02-13
Reference number R0042492

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.