Senior Electrical Engineer

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids, Alamo, Tennessee, USA

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a pioneering technology leader that is helping to increase access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. We help to power your home, keep the factories running, and our hospitals and schools open. Come as you are and prepare to get better as you learn from others. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and plug into a team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is seeking a Sr Electrical Engineer for its Alamo, Tennessee location. This role is responsible for the planning, design, development, testing, installation and co-ordination of related activities involving electrical/electronic components and systems. Under limited direction, perform a variety of complex engineering assignments requiring in-depth knowledge of a specific engineering discipline plus an understanding of related disciplines to cost effectively achieve objectives. Assignments typically require the use of advanced and innovative techniques. Proactively seek and implement initiatives to improve operations and increase customer satisfaction.

Your Responsibilities

Design, analyze, and evaluate systems, products or components, requiring a high degree of technical expertise
Design and develop complex models or simulations and apply advanced computer programs, analytical techniques or control strategies to effectively meet requirements and resolve problems
Act as principal investigator or lead a group of engineers investigating problems, developing solutions and preparing related recommendations and reports
Ability to guide and lead non-technical personnel to technical and practical cost-effective solutions.
Ability to develop and implement cost-out projects. Interact with our Global Technical Center in new developments
Ability to interact with manufacturing leaders to develop and optimize design solutions at the optimum total cost
Conduct economic studies and prepare or lead the preparation of specifications and obtain required approvals
Represent the group in meetings and conferences (IEEE, IEC); interact with customers to resolve significant technical issues and develop related action plans

Your background

Bachelor’s Degree in electrical or electromechanical engineering and 8+ years of experience
Candidate must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Hitachi ABB Power Grids in the United States.
Preferred, but not required: Experience designing transformer components
Preferred, but not required: Experience in 3D CAD (preferred in Creo); SAP and Windchill experience
Preferred, but not required: Understanding of specific design methods (i.e. FEA, DFM)
Preferred, but not required: Computer skills: highly proficient in Microsoft applications such as Excel and Word

More About Us

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is a global technology leader with a combined heritage of almost 250 years, employing around 36,000 people in 90 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, the business serves utility, industry and infrastructure customers across the value chain, and emerging areas like sustainable mobility, smart cities, energy storage and data centres. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi ABB Power Grids balances social, environmental and economic values, and is committed to powering good for a sustainable energy future, with pioneering and digital technologies, as the partner of choice for enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. Hitachi ABB Power Grids is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome you to apply and want you to know that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, protected veterans status or any other legally protected characteristic. For more information regarding your EEO rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https://www.dol.go v/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Hitachi ABB Power Grids career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling a Hitachi ABB Power Grids HR Representative at 1-888-504-2007 or by sending an email to: Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.