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Hitachi Energy is seeking a Senior Design Engineer that encompasses the investigation, analysis, and application to product development, requiring broad technical engineering knowledge of high voltage disconnectors. You will work as part of our high-voltage power products team, which engineers solutions and products such as circuit breakers, surge arresters, instrument transformers, capacitor banks, and disconnect switches.

Your responsibilities

  • Analyze engineering requirements of proposed projects or customer-specific orders, develop proposals, and coordinate associated activities, including product delivery, installation, and customer support.
  • Serve as technical expert and spokesperson for the organization on HV disconnector NAM business and exert considerable influence regarding focus and direction of engineering activities.
  • Negotiate matters of considerable significance with customers that may impact current and future business.
  • Design and develop solutions for customer engineering or retrofit solutions of disconnectors.
  • Participate in engineering drawing review discussions with the customer and respond to customer technical questions.
  • Maintain awareness of state-of-the-art technology and market trends affecting Companies' disconnector product offerings and services in the NAM market and recommend responsive actions.
  • Work & collaborate with the global R&D team on new product development and, if required, participate in product type testing in third-party independent laboratories.

Your background

  • BS Degree in Engineering or a 4-year degree in a Science-related discipline. A Masters Degree in the required field = Credit given for two years of work experience. Mechanical Engineering ME highly preferred.
  • Five years in engineering, specifically with Power Products or Industrial related electrical products.
  • Minimum four years of direct experience with a disconnector product line in design & retrofit solutions of high voltage vertical break disconnectors preferred.
  • Must understand mechanical engineering principles such as kinematics, force, deflection, stress & yield calculation, and torque.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand design and drafting standards, ability to read, analyze and interpret IEEE standards, engineering drawings, and technical procedures.
  • The candidate should have excellent verbal and written English communication skills. Prior experience working with end customers is preferred.

More about us

Hitachi Energy is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome you to apply and want you to know that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, protected veterans' status or any other legally protected characteristic. For more information regarding your EEO rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https://www.dol.go v/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi Energy career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi Energy HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-NAM1

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Lieu Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, USA
Type d'emploi Full-Time
Type de rôle Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)
Contrat Regular/Permanent


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program
  • Disability insurance

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