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System Engineer - Power Converters 80-100% (f/m/d)

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

Hitachi Energy is a pioneer and the recognized market leader in the Power Conversion and FACTS (flexible alternating current transmission systems) field. The power converter solutions team develops and implements power electronics-based equipment and systems including Static Compensators (STATCOMs) and Static Frequency Converter (SFC) systems in the power range up to 150 MVA and above. These are used by power utilities and industries and serve applications including railway power supplies, hydro pumped-storage power plants, grid interties as well as static compensation for renewables and industries. For the motivated team, we are looking for an experienced and dedicated System Engineer with good knowledge and interest in power electronics, power systems and simulations thereof. 

Join the System Engineering team of the Power Conversion global Center of Competence and work as System Engineer to deliver high quality, cost effective and timely engineering solutions to Customers.

Your Responsibilities

  • Perform system design of power electronic converter systems such as Static Frequency Converters (SFC), Static Compensators (STATCOMs), and others during tender stage and continued during project execution, including occasional Customer and/or site visits

  • Take the System Engineering responsibility during project execution and work as Project Engineer. Ensure engineering processes are followed and maintained, as well as close collaboration with Sales, other Engineering departments, Project Management and Service department

  • Carry out system design tasks including simulations (e.g. harmonics, transients, …), performance calculations, component specifications for sub-suppliers as well as control, protection and testing concept definitions and documentation of design activities

  • Regularly identify risks and opportunities (including proposing mitigations) for systems and projects

  • Ensure close collaboration with R&D functions involved in system design and modelling of converter systems

  • Define and evaluate on-site performance measurements

  • Ensure know-how within System Engineering is continuously shared, updated, expanded and maintained within the team (visits of conferences, technical committee participations, publications). Contribute to the development of engineering processes among the daily work.

Your Background

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with focus on Power Systems and Power Electronics

  • You bring great knowledge in the field of power electronics and/or power systems. Experience as System Engineer for power electronics is a plus

  • You have experience in the field of power electronics or power system simulations

  • Strong communication and people skills with high focus on internal and external Customers/Stakeholders and their needs

  • Eagerness for learning and innovation, readiness of mind for the use of new tools

  • Fluency in English and German. Any other languages are a plus

  • You like to work in multicultural / international environment

  • Willingness to travel (<10%)

Ort Turgi, Aargau, Switzerland
Jobtyp Full time
Erfahrung Experienced
Position Engineering & Science
Vertrag Regular
Veröffentlichungsdatum 2023-04-13
Referenznummer CH55020078
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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. www.hitachienergy.com