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Hitachi Energy
10. May 2022
9. June 2022
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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

The HVDC market for large scale offshore wind is booming as an enabler in the energy transitions. In these projects, we have a larger scope of automation systems compared to on shore HVDC. To meet these requirements, we are forming a new and dedicated engineering department with a focus on Automation; overall SCADA and HMI systems, IT/OT infrastructure, cyber security and telecom systems. We are looking for people with long experience in industrial or electrical automation systems, both managers, specialists and engineers to work on tenders and projects together with our external sub-supplier partners. As a Senior Engineer AC Protection and Control, you will work in tenders and projects as technically responsible for the Substation automation and AC protection and control solution for primarily offshore HVDC systems. Our delivery model is to use external partners for the major part meaning your role will be mainly to guide, specify and review our partners’ work and ensure it fits into the overall solution.

Your responsibilities

  • You will be technically responsible for the Substation Automation and AC Protection and Control solutions defined in tender and execution projects
  • Key in this role is your collaboration skills working in overall tender and project teams and together with our customers and partners
  • You design the technical solutions based on industry best practices, ensure a high level of base solutions and re-use between projects is achieved
  • Technical risks and associated mitigative actions is a key part of your work to ensure a final result meeting the objectives
  • You ensure that specifications and guidelines are developed and used by our partners that make the projects well defined and allow for clear change handling
  • You are eager to learn and implement experiences from other as well as your work and has a mindset to always improve

Your background

  • You have 5 or more years of experience working in the field of Substation automation and AC protection and control
  • You have been involved in both engineering and commissioning activities in previous roles
  • You have experience in Hitachi's product portfolio but it’s a merit is if you have worked with competitor products
  • If you have experience from a position in an organization where you have worked on a specification for subcontracting of SA systems and Control and protection systems
  • You are a good communicator as your role has many interactions with several partners
  • You have a M.Sc. in Electrical engineering or another relevant area
  • You are proficient in English since you will be part of an international setting where you will need to communicate with people from all over the world. Swedish is a plus but not a necessity

More about us

Are you ready for a new exciting challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Welcome to apply before May 31! Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply today! Recruiting Manager Per Skytt, +46 724-64 36 40, per.x.skytt@hitachienergy.com, will be happy to answer your questions regarding this position. Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Mikael Hjort, +46 107-38 29 86; Unionen: Stefan Barkman, +46 107-38 33 04; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12. All other questions should be directed to Talent Partner Hanna Kontsu, hanna.kontsu@hitachienergy.com 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 38,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD. www.hitachienergy.com #LI-NEU1

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Västerås, Vaestmanland County, Sweden
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