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Project Manager Generator Circuit Breakers 80-100% (f/m/d)

Hitachi Energy Zurich Full-time

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 Switzerland Ltd, High Voltage Products, is renowned worldwide as a specialist for power transmission and distribution. As a Local Product Group of High Voltage Products, the High Current Systems unit is responsible for the development, sales, manufacturing, and service of generator circuit-breaker (GCB) systems. In this challenging role, you successfully manage configured, according customer request, generator circuit delivery projects and you confidently represent the interests of Hitachi Energy towards our customers. It is our goal to continuously follow up the projects, to improve our results and to offer excellent commercial and technical solutions. For this challenging opportunity, we are looking for someone, who has a technical background with experience in a Project Management position and who is able to plan, manage and control all of the project activities with a hands-on approach and international exposure. Our flexible work practices help you optimize personal and business performance while creating an environment where all employees can develop their skills and grow.

Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall execution of customer projects by involving different teams, such as engineering, product care and production
  • Actively contributes as a project manager to the project phases of handover from sales, project structuring and planning, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, delivery, installation (if applicable), testing, handover to customer and ultimately closing
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicate with all of them
  • Act as the main contact for our international customers in daily communication, leading face to face customer meetings and factory acceptance tests to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Identify, qualify, quantify, and manage project risks and ensure that all opportunities are identified and pursued
  • Effectively monitor and control project progress, use of resources and project financials
  • Prioritize tasks, ensuring completion of key work packages as well as efficient reporting of project status
  • Participate during shop floor meetings and weekly reviews

Your background

  • BSc or MSc of mechanical or (preferred) electrical engineering or similar is a must
  • Financial education or experience is a plus
  • Experience in project management, preferably in the High Voltage industry
  • Project Management certification is an advantage
  • Highly proficient spoken and written English is a must, German is an advantage; other languages such as Spanish, French, Russian,... advantageous
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and find constructive and pragmatic solutions in a fast developing environment
  • Well-structured and stress resistant multi-tasker

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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