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Control Design Engineer

Main Accountabilities:

  • Design, testing, and delivery of Control System Applications for Power Converter Solutions within Hitachi Energy Power Quality Business.
  • Take responsibility for the projects assigned and ensure the deliveries are managed as per the defined project budget and schedule meeting all the KPIs.
  • Coordinate with other Design Engineering teams, Project Management, and Clients to ensure seamless execution of both Design Engineering and Site Commissioning support activities.


  • You will be responsible for the planning of control and protection systems for power electronic converter projects.
  • This includes the specification, programming, and documentation of the control software as well as the fabrication and test documentation for the hardware.
  • You will specify auxiliary components and define technical requirements and interfaces with sub-suppliers
  • We rely on your expertise when it comes to software design with MACH control platform, HiDraw and possibly Matlab / Simulink
  •  It will be on you to verify your software on the real-time simulator as well as in the project hardware.
  • Besides bringing the software into service, you will operate specialist support for the service group as well as for the customer
  • You will support the sales department in the concept and tender phase
  • You will also perform commissioning support and customer training on site
  • During the whole project phase, you will handle the technical documentation of your work

Qualification & Experience:

  • Masters in Power Electronics or Power Systems with 5+ years experience in a similar role / Bachelor in Electrical & Electronics or Electronics & Communication with 8+ years of experience in a similar role.
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Engineering & Science
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-09-12
Reference number R0023462

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