Line Planner Automation at HVDC

Line Planner Automation at HVDC


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
HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) is a product group in Hitachi Energy, which develops, manufactures and sells DC transmission systems on a global market. HVDC technology is used to transmit electricity over long distances and for power transmission via submarine cables. It is also used to connect power systems.
We are looking for a Line Planner for HVDC to act as the center of expertise for planning and scheduling within the Automation Engineering organization. In this role, you will ensure that best execution practices are applied in tenders and project and will actively contribute to plan, monitor and report activities within your group. You will also provide operational support to the project planners and project managers within Automation team on an ad-hoc basis. This is a role with many interfaces and interesting work tasks within engineering, material, production and delivery planning for Automation solutions, Substation Automation (SA) systems for AC substations, SCADA systems and telecom solutions primarily for offshore HVDC systems.
We are interested to learn more about you and what you can contribute with so don’t hesitate to apply even though you don’t meet all requirements. A team with great cooperation and with diverse backgrounds is waiting for you to join! For this position you will be located in Ludvika or Västerås.
Your responsibilities
The Line Planner Automation is responsible to oversee engineering, procurement, manufacturing, testing and packing steps for Automation products for each project on a macro level in order to ensure timely completion of the tasks
Establish accurate scheduling methods, best execution practices and ensure that this is reflected in type schedules applied in project and tenders
The Line Planner Automation develops specific expertise in planning and execution of the line organizations scope in EPC HVDC deliveries
Planning tenders and projects considering internal and external interfaces with turnkey package suppliers, and bringing management attention to busy periods
Compiles information, analyzes and makes recommendations in formats that assist effective management and decision making
Work with line managers to align resource capacity with project and tender demands
Assist Automation project managers in tenders and start of projects to ensure that best planning and execution practices are applied
Monitor and follow-up the manufacturing progress of turnkey suppliers to ensure timely deliveries, occasional visits to supplier facilities may be needed

Your background
You have a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
Knowledge and experience from engineering and supply chain planning, preferably with HVDC technology
You are structured, flexible and hold some qualifications in project management
You have skills in planning and controlling a time schedule and have prior experience using Primavera P6 or MS Project
You have genuine technical interest and are always open to develop your skills within other fields
Knowledge how to use Microsoft’s Office suite of software, especially Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of Swedish is desirable
You are a dynamic and social person who enjoys working with people from various business areas and parts of the world

More about us
Are you ready for a new exciting challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Welcome to apply before 14th of August! Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so don’t delay – apply today!
Recruiting Manager Rachit Sharma, 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 Petra Berggren,
Hitachi Energy 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 centers. With a proven track record, global footprint and unparalleled installed base, Hitachi Energy 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.


  • Arbetsplats: Hitachi Energy, HVDC Ludvika
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 21 juni 2022
  • Ansök senast: 14 augusti 2022


Lyviksvägen 3
Ludvika, 77180

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