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Engineer High Voltage Switchgear 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.

Join our team in the R&D department for gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) as a (Senior) Engineer High Voltage Switchgear 80-100% (f/m/d)

You will act as the technical conscience of our GIS product portfolio by being responsible for our product master data.

We offer you a job in a dynamic and agile environment with ambitious goals in a modern R&D department. You will work at the intersection of technology, product development and production of high voltage switchgear. You will work and be integrated in a team of experts in the field of high voltage switchgear technologies and thus have the possibility to extend and deepen your knowledge.

Your responsibilities

  • Managing of small development projects

  • Responsibility for products from our GIS portfolio

  • Elaboration of innovative product solutions following standards, design rules, guidelines, and internal processes.

  • Ensure quality of suppliers, production locations and parts

  • Collaborate with globally distributed partners e.g. R&D Centers, Product Management, Supply Chain Management, Production Lines, Sales.

  • Analyze and solve interdisciplinary problems in test laboratories and in production lines.

Your background

  • Mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, physicist or closely related fields with at minimum a Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of experience in a related field

  • Apprenticeship as a designer is a plus

  • High voltage switchgear experience is desirable but not a must

  • Ability to work well in a multicultural, multidisciplinary and globally distributed team.

  • Creative, independent and solution-oriented approach

  • Software skills or open to acquiring them (MS Office, 3D CAD, ERP, …)

  • Good knowledge of English and German

Sede Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Tipo di lavoro Full time
Esperienza Experienced
Funzione lavorativa Engineering & Science
Contratto Regular
Data di pubblicazione 2024-01-22
Numero di riferimento R0028835
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.