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R&D Engineer Power Electronics

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


  • Contribute to R&D projects from the initial concept stage to final product rollout
  • Analyze power converter systems, develop and assess modulation, control and protection concepts
  • Perform converter and system-level modeling and simulation, and feasibility and benchmarking studies
  • Analyze impact of power electronics on magnetics (e.g. transients on transformers)
  • Program and test control and protection software on real-time simulators - hardware-in-the-loop (HIL)
  • Develop system design concepts and tools
  • Support customer project tendering and execution activities
  • Organize and execute laboratory testing as well as on-site commissioning at a domestic and international level


  • MSc or PhD Degree (University/University of Applied Sciences) in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on Power Electronics and Control
  • Hands on experience on at least one project including power electronics design, control and testing.
  • Industrial experience with Power Converters and/or Control Software is an advantage
  • Knowledge of magnetics, specially transformers, is a plus
  • Proficiency in the use of simulation tools such as MATLAB/Simulink, PLECS and PSCAD
  • Goal-oriented mind-set with excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Critical thinking and excellent reporting, presentation, and communication skills
  • Team spirit with the capacity to work independently
  • Working proficiency in English. Knowledge of German and French language is a plus.
  • Experience with codesys/ python programming is an advantage
  • Experience with FPGA programming is an advantage
  • Experience with working in an Agile development team is an advantage

Lieu Lodz, Lodz, Poland
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Experienced
Fonction du poste Engineering & Science
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2024-03-04
Numéro de réference R0033690
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.