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Teamleader Secondary Engineering 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, High Voltage Products, is renowned worldwide as a specialist for power transmission and distribution. Our unit Gas Insulated Switchgears (GIS), based in Zürich-Oerlikon, is active in the development and production of gas insulated switching systems. We ensure the high reliability of our systems by using state-of-the-art development tools and methods. For our Business Unit High Voltage Products in Zürich-Oerlikon we are looking for a Teamlead Secondary Engineering. In this challenging position you will take over the leadership of a team of technical project managers in close cooperation with our project team in India. You will provide support in all project phases and lead technical meetings with internal and external customers. Our flexible work practices help you optimize personal and business performance while creating an environment where all employees can develop their skills and grow.

Your responsibilities

  • Leading a team of 4 Secondary Engineering Project Managers in Switzerland as well as 5 Secondary Engineering Project Managers in our India Operating Center (virtual team lead)
  • Overall responsibility for the successful execution of the related project portfolio of LCC (Local Control Cubicle) projects, in all phases from sales handover through engineering, production to handover to service
  • Responsible for a structured project review and definition of contingency measures
  • Overall load planning of the project team, optimization of capacity usage as well as managing resources
  • Initiating, executing and supporting improvement projects based on Lean Six Sigma principles and roll-out across functions along the value chain (Continuous Improvement Process)
  • Close collaboration with other departments such as Sales, Project Management, Operations and Field Services
  • Willingness to travel (5-10%)
  • Reporting to the Head of Secondary Engineering Project Management

Your background

  • Solid experience in engineering of Secondary Equipment (for example Local control cubicles - LCCs) at level of Lead Engineer
  • Experience as team lead or functional lead with readiness to take over role as team lead
  • Proven experience in Project Management, Certification e.g. as PMP is a plus
  • Fluency in English (German is a plus), any other language is a plus
  • Experience with SAP and Zuken E3 is an advantage
  • Good communication and organizational skills and experience in intercultural cooperation
  • Excellent planning skills and strategic thinking
  • The job owner lives an innovative and performance-oriented thinking as well as following the values of Hitachi Energy and makes a personal contribution to a good working atmosphere

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 38,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. Hitachi Energy Switzerland Ltd. Kim Hipwood Talent Acquisition

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Lieu Zürich, Oerlikon, Zurich, Switzerland
Type d'emploi Full-Time
Type de rôle Line Management / Project lead
Contrat Regular/Permanent


  • Flexible work practices
  • Gym membership
  • Retirement plan

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