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R&D Scientist in high voltage insulation

General information:

Hitachi Energy is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We keep your lights on, the factories running, our hospitals and schools open. What we deliver is used almost universally, with more than three quarters of the world’s population positively impacted by what we do. Founded on 100+ years of engineering heritage and enriched by diversity, we balance social, environmental and economic values for a sustainable society. We employ 38,000 experts in more than 90 countries.

Innovation is the heart of Hitachi Energy and our research centers are the backbone. Join us if you have outstanding scientific or technical expertise as well as drive and passion. Through your research projects you will become part of a company-wide community that will shape and help you to develop your career into a technical or managerial leader. Prior knowledge about power systems is welcome, but it is not a requirement.

Mission statement:

We are looking for candidates for the position of R&D Scientist to perform research in the field of high voltage insulation. The specific areas may include insulation material, field grading material, dielectric shielding material, dielectric physics, etc. Background related with dielectric modeling will be a plus. You will be part of the Hitachi Energy Research team to develop cutting edge insulation technologies for power transmission and distribution products to realize the vision of a “net zero” world.

Your responsibilities:

  • You will create cutting-edge high voltage insulation solutions for future energy application, such as material solution for clean energy, circular economy, etc.

  • You will conduct R&D work in the technical area of material science.

  • You will identify new ideas, initiate new research projects and ensure relevant IP protection.

  • You will execute research projects as project leader or key project member.

  • You will work with colleagues in Hitachi Energy Research China and global, collaborate and support business units in the material science and technology area.

  • Living Hitachi's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility in own project actions in the site.

Your background:

  • PhD with 3+ years working experience in high voltage insulation, dielectric physics or a related field.

  • Excellent innovation capability and competence of application-oriented research.

  • Outstanding communication skills, task ownership, and analytical capabilities.

  • Capable to run projects independently with excellent project planning, execution and management.   

  • Fluent spoken and written English as working language.

Location Beijing, China
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-30
Reference number R0049278

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.