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R&D Project Manager

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

General information:

In this advertisement we are looking for several R&D Project Managers that will work in different R&D areas: HVDC System Development including Control and Protection, High power converter development and Digitalization. Please specify what areas that you are interested in.

Your responsibilities

  • As R&D Project Manager, you will have a broad role where your work content will change depending on the development tasks.
  • You will set-up and execute R&D projects together with your project team in alignment with our R&D portfolio management.  
  • You will be involved in capturing requirements, running pre-studies, the development of cutting-edge technologies and products, verification, documentation and to productize the development results.
  • In your projects, you are responsible for budget, planning, executing, milestones, releases and reporting/informing about status, forecasts and when changes do occur.
  • You also may drive business development initiatives together with product management.
  • Close collaborate with other development teams, manufactures, testing facilities, stakeholders, product owners, line management etc. will be essential.
  • As an R&D Project Manager you will be a part of R&D Project Management Office. As a team we are all responsible to work on our processes, quality, learn from/help each other and to develop individually and as a team.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity means taking responsibility for your actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • University degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in electrical engineering or similar.
  • Knowledge and experience from HVDC technology and/or R&D Development. Preferably within areas like HVDC, Electronics, Mechanics, Electrical, Simulations, Testing or Digitalization.
  • You have proven leadership qualities and project management skills.
  • To thrive in this position, you are a good team player, structured, open-minded, communicative and enjoy working together with people from all over the world.
  • Proficient in English since you will be part of an international setting where you will get to exchange knowledge with people globally.
  • Most important, as a person you have a passion for people and technology. 
Lieu Beijing, China
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Experienced
Fonction du poste Project | Program Management
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2024-02-05
Numéro de réference R0040474
More about us

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.