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Power Conversion Global Product Specialist

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

You will be working in the Global Product Management team, which is responsible for the definition of the Power Grids Grid Automation – Grid edge solutions product portfolio, development roadmap, and market introduction. This position is focused on all aspects related to power conversion solutions as part of our battery energy storage system offering.

The Global Product Management team is located in Italy, at the HITACHI Energy offices in Genoa and Milan, Italy.

Being part of a Global Product Management team, you shall be actively involved in:

  • Supporting the product development strategy for advanced power electronic solutions in order to facilitate stable power system operation even for high penetration of inverter-based resources in weak networks.

  • Assessing mandatory or voluntary standards (grid codes, directives, regulations, technical specifications etc.) and interpreting the requirements in function of the product features / characteristics

  • Assisting and contributing to the generation of targets and verification methods that are driven by new technical requirements, customers and FMEA.

  • Assisting and contributing to the functional analysis and the issuance of specialized application notes 

  • Communicating and coordinating with people of different technical backgrounds

  • Coordinating product certification activities between different parties

  • Provides sales support, participates in customer meetings, and drives the development of the requirements.

Your background

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, preferably in power electronics fields

  • At least 2-3 years of experience in a similar role

  • Fluency in both spoken and written English is required

  • Knowledge of grid code certification and grid impact studies processes and requirements. Eager to expand knowledge and acquire deep understanding of region-specific regulations and requirements.

  • Knowledge of Microgrid systems, battery storage, renewable generation is required.

  • Knowledge of power systems, LV, MV and HV electrical equipment, switchgear, generation equipment.

  • Knowledge of Matlab Simulink, PSCAD, DIgSILENT, PSS/e. Expertise with other simulation platforms and tools such as HOMER is a plus.

  • Knowledge of Hardware in the Loop platforms (Typhoon, RTDS) is a plus.

  • A high level of self-motivation, curiosity, and desire to learn about new technologies

  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills

  • Availability to travel globally (20 – 30% of the time)

Ort Genoa, Ligura, Italy
Jobtyp Full time
Erfahrung Experienced
Position Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Vertrag Regular
Veröffentlichungsdatum 2024-01-15
Referenznummer R0038948
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. www.hitachienergy.com