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Engineering Manager

Hitachi ABB Power Grids - Brisbane Grove, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

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

The Power Grids business offers power and automation products, systems, service and software solutions across the generation, transmission and distribution value chain. A new opportunity to join our Grid Integration team, based in Fortitude Valley is now available for an experienced Engineering Manager. Focus of the role will be to support the business and lead the engineering function across Australia and New Zealand. An important part of this role is the interface and coordination with our global engineering teams and factories.

Your Responsibilities

  • Leads engineering teams which are responsible for a number of products or sector areas and ensures delivery of a portfolio of projects on time, in full.
  • Provides direction to the teams with a focus on safety, on time delivery, quality and margin improvement.
  • Builds and maintains customer relationships, seeks feedback and provides innovative solutions to meet customer requirements and deliver improvements.
  • Provides engineering support during the bid phase, supports presentation of proposals to customers.
  • Works with business development to target new opportunities
  • Presents new technology and innovation at conferences, client events.
  • Oversees contractual work within one’s area of responsibility.
  • Ensures that engineering teams are adequately resourced, developed and equipped to meet business needs.
  • Creates, implements and plans to ensure that business risks are identified and managed, opportunities maximized.
  • Ensures that required systems are understood, developed and correctly implemented.
  • Collaborates with the Supply Chain function to ensure that correct suppliers services and equipment are available to support the engineering execution.
  • Facilitates best practice sharing within the engineering teams, Initiates and drives continuous improvement activities.
  • Develops, implements and improves relevant processes, policies and procedures to improve effectiveness across the engineering function.
  • Coaches, provides support and technical advice to colleagues. Ensures (with HR support) that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed.
  • Guides, motivates, coaches and develops employees reporting directly and indirectly, within HR policies
  • Maintains network of engineering professionals and shares engineering best practice across different projects and disciplines
  • Living Power Grids core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background
  • A Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum experience of 5-10 years related to working experience in electrical design industry
  • Previous experience in MV/HV industry is required.
  • At least an intermediate level of computer literacy is required.
  • Exceptional communications skills both written and oral
  • Previous electrical engineering management and leadership experience.
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a small team;

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. www.hitachiabb-powergrids.com Diversity and Inclusion Statement Power Grids is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and recognizes the importance of attracting the right people for the right job. We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our team and encourage applications from people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women, the LGBTQI+ community, people living with disability/ies and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Grid Integration