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Senior R&D Structural Engineer 80-100% (f/m/d)

As our new Senior R&D Structural Engineer, you will join our Global Multi-Physic Simulation (GLOMUS) network team in the Technology Center of HITACHI-Energy. You will be part of a group of key people with specific expertise in the fields of electrical, structural, acoustic, thermo-mechanic and fluid-dynamics analyses, simulation and testing.

Our flexible work practices help you optimize personal and business performance while creating an environment where all employees can develop their skills and grow. For this role we follow a hybrid work structure where you can work remotely or from the office, as needed, based on demands of specific tasks or personal work preferences.

Your responsibilities

  • Finite Element simulation of structures subject to all types of static and dynamic loads (fatigue, shock, short-circuit, seismic, lifting etc.)

  • Develop of new automations for the structural, thermomechanical and acoustic assessment of products

  • Run feasibility studies, develop new technical concepts, design new products and simulate their expected performances

  • Organize prototyping and testing activities to validate new technologies/products

  • Lead product and technology development in the field of Dry, Traction and Oil Distribution Transformer, delivering results on time and on budget at agreed scope and quality

  • Support the transfer of technology and knowledge from R&D to engineering department by writing design rules, preparing trainings and collaborating with design tolls team

  • Provide technical support to other departments when needed (engineering, product management, marketing, and sales etc.)

Your background

  • PhD / MSc education in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering field

  • Several years of relevant work experience in Mechanical Engineering

  • Advanced knowledge of structures subject to seismic, fatigue, shock and thermal loads

  • Experience in the finite element analysis and in the use of ANSYS Workbench suite

  • Knowledge of the following programming languages: MATLAB, Visual Basic, Python

  • Solid bases in vibrational fatigue and structures dynamic

  • Project management skills with an action and results oriented-mindset, coupled with innovated, out of the box thinking

  • Excellent communication skills in English, a robust team spirit, and willingness to travel

Location Brilon, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany;
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America;
Bad Honnef, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany;
Lodz, Lodz, Poland;
Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain;
Monselice, Padova, Italy;
Molinazzo di Monteggio, Ticino, Switzerland
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-08
Reference number R0047831

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.