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(Senior) Scientist – Gas Circuit Breaker Research - 80-100% (f/m/d)

We are looking for a senior research scientist with experience in gas circuit breakers or in high-voltage technology, to strengthen our team at our research center in Baden/CH. 


Your Responsibilities 

  • Define, plan, lead and contribute to multidisciplinary industrial research projects on gas circuit breakers, high-voltage engineering, electrical power devices 

  • Create and research new concepts for high-voltage AC and DC gas circuit breakers and gaseous insulation 

  • Contribute to shape the long-term R&D strategy of gas circuit breakers and high voltage switchgear

  • Collaborate with Hitachi Energy business units and research centers, universities, and external partners

  • Build your network in the company and actively distribute your knowledge and expertise

  • Disseminate your results in technical reports, patent applications, and scientific publications  


Your Requirements 

  • 3+ years of industry or postdoc experience in the area of circuit breaker or high-voltage technology 

  • Project management, people- or technical leadership experience 

  • PhD in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or applied physics or equivalent experience 

  • Proven track record in science or in industry  

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, team player attitude, initiative and creativity

  • Background related to cold/thermal plasma physics and applications, experimental fluid dynamics or combustion physics is an advantage

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) 

Sede Baden-Daettwil, Aargau, Switzerland
Tipo di lavoro Full time
Esperienza Experienced
Funzione lavorativa Engineering & Science
Contratto Regular
Data di pubblicazione 2024-05-21
Numero di riferimento R0034005

About Hitachi Energy

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 employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.