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Field Service HSE Advisor 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. The Service unit is responsible for the worldwide after sales support of generator circuit-breaker (GCB) systems and gas insulated switchgears (GIS), including training, installation and commissioning, scheduled maintenance, added value services, troubleshooting, extensions, retrofits and replacements. Are you engaged and motivated? Do you like to change the working behavior regarding safety, health, and environment in the field of construction sites? Is continuous improvement part of your DNA? Do you enjoy working with people? As the HSE Advisor, you proactively lead to ensure safe working practices and programs are further developed and maintained throughout the organization. As well as ensuring accountability and high-level safety performance throughout the organization. Through, coaching and support at all levels of the organization you realize an exemplary safety culture as part of our total commitment to quality and reliability.

Your responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment towards health and safety standards and guidelines, management systems, and procedures
  • Communicate health and safety initiatives, processes, and procedures throughout the organization to ensure all persons have a common and uniform understanding
  • Monitor compliance of health and safety requirements and handling non-conformance issues according to relevant procedures
  • Assist and guide all levels of management, supervisors, and employees on-site to implement accident prevention activities plus where necessary provide an interface to Contractors/Clients
  • Roll-out, where necessary, initiate and maintain quality input of a health and safety management system
  • Carry out safety audits, investigate accidents and root causes, introduce, and supervise corrective actions
  • Provide guidance on competency-based health and safety training for all persons throughout the organization

Your background

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding of health and safety in project/customer sites and the role a safety system plays in managing the overall risk profile of a site
  • Practical “hands-on” experience in developing and managing safety systems with the ability to dig into site-specific details and develop solutions to complex safety issues
  • Knowledge about OSHA legislation for construction sites
  • Working experience in Safety-related positions.
  • Solutions-oriented personality with a strong engagement
  • Knowledge of and belief in the 5 HOP principals

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. 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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Location Zürich, Oerlikon, Zurich, Switzerland
Job Type Full-Time
Type of role Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)
Contract Regular/Permanent


  • Flexible work practices
  • Gym membership
  • Retirement plan

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