Research Scientist in High-Voltage Physics

Research Scientist in High-Voltage Physics

Arbetsbeskrivning

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
Innovation is the heart of Hitachi ABB Power Grids and our research centers are the backbone. Join us if you have outstanding scientific or technical expertise as well as drive and passion. Through your research projects you will become part of company-wide community that will shape and help you to develop your career into a technical or managerial leader. Prior knowledge about power systems is welcome, but it is not a requirement.
For our research center in Västerås, Sweden we are looking for a research scientist with expertise in the area of High-Voltage Physics and ability to work with cross-competence topics. You will join our HV Insulation team to develop insulation systems for future generations of HV power systems.
You will work in dynamic, motivated, and creative teams with a wide range of experience and competence, and with access to highly advanced laboratory facilities.
Your Responsibilities
Develop and validate HV insulation technologies for various HV devices in R&D projects
Connect solid insulation expertise with other technical areas and work in cross-competence teams, to solve research questions for future energy systems
Combine insulation expertise with product knowledge to propose innovative technical solutions that are possible to productize
Build experimental set-ups, conduct tests, and analyze test results, possibly including physical modelling
Lead R&D project or work-package, with structured and target-oriented working style
Create ideas and proposals for new R&D projects
Effectively communicate with colleagues, customers, suppliers and other external partners
Document results in the form of technical reports, presentations, IP etc.

Your Background
Background in dielectrics, HV physics and/or electrotechnology, PhD or MSc combined with work-life experience
Sound analytical skills and experience with planning, conducting and analysis of experiments
Ability to also work in other technical areas, as for example: sensor and soft sensing technology, thermal management, energy storage systems, multiphysics integration
Good communication skills (oral and written) and team worker
Fluency in English, both written and spoken
Experience in, or ability to develop, project management and technical leadership skills
Bonus if you also have working experience of modelling and characterization of HV capacitors and/or other HV devices with solid insulation

More about us
Are you ready for a new exciting challenge? Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until 2021.04.05, so don’t delay – apply today!
Recruiting Manager, Birgitta Källstrand +46-107381207, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Bo Westman, +46 107-38 38 04, Unionen: Karin Boholm, +46 107-38 65 85, Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107-38 29 12. All other questions can be directed to Talent Acquisition Partner Sofia Lindblom, +46 727-04 06 11
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. www.hitachiabb-powergrids.com

Sammanfattning

Postadress

Forskargränd 7
Västerås, 72178

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