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R&D Mechanical Engineer and Project Leader, IEEE Transformer Components

Hitachi Energy is seeking to hire a R&D Mechanical Engineering Project Lead, IEEE Transformer components for its Alamo, TN location. This is an individual contributor role with some leadership opportunities. This role will play an important role in enhancing the performance of transformer components that meet IEEE standards, focusing on creating new products and refining the current portfolio. This position will be part of a newly created North America Regional Technology Center and report to the North America Transformer Hub Engineering team.

Your Responsibilities

  • As part of the R&D team, you create new technologies and products for high-voltage components.

  • You lead development projects independently and ensure that they meet the time, budget and quality requirements.

  • You conduct feasibility studies, develop new technical concepts, design new products and simulate their expected performances.

  • You arrange prototyping and testing activities to verify new technologies and new products.

  • You share your knowledge and findings from R&D with production environment both locally and in other facilities abroad.

  • You offer technical support in domain of expertise to other departments as needed (product management, business development, marketing and sales, engineering…).

  • You take part in international pre-standardization and standardization work.

  • You keep up with the latest technology solutions, international standards, market trends and customer requirements related to transformer components.

  • You uphold Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means being accountable for your own actions while looking out for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background

  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field is required, with a preference for Masters/PhD and at least 5 years of Engineering experience.

  • Candidate must already have the work authorization to work for Hitachi Energy in the United States.

  • Extensive knowledge of the design and development experience of IEEE HV insulation components, preferably high voltage bushings.

  • Competence in using CAD tools (e.g. Creo Pro/E), simulation tools (e.g. Ansys, COMSOL), Windchill, SAP, and MS Office

  • Team-oriented, self-motivated, proactive, and results-focused work attitude.

  • Proven experience as project leader.

  • Creative and innovative mindset.

  • Willing to travel 50% to Alamo, TN factory if not local.

  • Experience in reducing costs and applying lean-six-sigma method is preferred.

  • Experience with CAD modeling, Windchill, SAP is desired.



Location Alamo, Tennessee, United States of America;
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-05-23
Reference number R0049826

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 are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.

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