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Global Process Expert – Small Distribution Transformers (SDT) (f/m/d)

General information

As part of the GPG Distribution and Traction Transformer Operations team, you will be responsible for driving sustainable and transformational change across multiple transformers factories, focused on safety, quality and improvement of the winding processes and winding equipment.

You will work with ~25 transformer factories worldwide, with a wide variety of technologies and equipment. Your focus will be on Single Phase and Small Distribution Transformers (SDT) (typically with power below 315 KVA), you will be coordinating process improvement projects including new investments projects and transfer of production between locations.

You will share your knowledge by delivering global trainings to local process engineers.

Your responsibilities

  • Act as the global manufacturing process expert for Single Phase (pole and pad mounted) and Small Distribution Transformers. This includes defining global production standards and key equipment specification for above mentioned product scope. 
  • Drive automation and digitalization (Industry 4.0), support global rollout of MES system.
  • Develop partnerships with global suppliers for key equipment, in cooperation with respective category manager and supply quality manager.
  • Develop standard equipment requirements, linked with process performance and critical to quality characteristics.
  • Support factories in emergency equipment and process issues.
  • Provide expert support to our factories for process improvement activities, equipment investments and upgrades, and equipment relocations.
  • Conduct factory assessments and follow the implementation of the global manufacturing platform. Drive implementation in a systematic manner.
  • Develop and update documentations such as production standards, quality inspection cards and user manuals related.
  • Optimize and improve the asset utilization, at lowest cost, while making sure that the quality standards and customer requirements are met.
  • Develop and provide solutions for key technology and process challenges.

Your background

  • Mechanical / Electrical Engineering university degree
  • A minimum of 5 - 7 years of work experience in operations, ideally in a Transformers business
  • Knowledge of designing and building industrial types of equipment
  • Experience in working with equipment suppliers
  • Strong analytical and systemic problem-solving skills with clear passion to develop and to drive change:
  • International experience, working with different countries and cultures
  • Fluent written and spoken English matched with excellent communication skills
  • 30 - 50% of willingness to travel

Location Jefferson City, Missouri, United States of America;
Naucalpan de Juarez, Estado de México, Mexico;
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America;
Quebec, Quebec, Canada;
Dosquebradas, Risaralda, Colombia;
Lodz, Lodz, Poland;
Istanbul, Marmara, Türkiye;
Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam;
South Boston, Virginia, United States of America
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Quality Management
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-12-20
Reference number R0038892

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 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.

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