Konstrukteur / Design Engineer

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Zürich (Schweiz)
  • Presence / Mobile
  • Work experience
  • Technical occupations (other)
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About us

Zurich-based green-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global leader in solutions for energy transition and circular economy including Energy from Waste (EfW) and Renewable Gas (RG), operating as part of the Hitachi Zosen Corporation Group. HZI acts as a project developer, technology supplier and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological waste recovery. Its solutions are based on efficient and environmentally sound technologies, are thoroughly tested, and can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. HZI’s Service Solutions Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to provide support throughout a plant’s entire plant cycle. HZI works for customers ranging from established waste management companies to up-and-coming partners in new markets. Its innovative and reliable solutions have been part of more than 1,600 reference projects worldwide.

Your responsibilities

  • Prepares the general arrangement drawings, as well as detailed design drawings of the in-house designs assigned to him and processes them within the specified deadline and the required quality
  • Derives specifications from customer contracts in coordination with project management
  • Coordination of own designs with layout planning
  • Prepares inquiry documentation for purchasing; reviews quotations and prepares technical comparison of quotations
  • Conducts technical meetings during contract award negotiations, compiles purchase order documentation for the purchasing department
  • Supervises suppliers during manufacturing of components, tracks manufacturing progress, requests progress reports, and takes action when manufacturing delays become apparent
  • Prepares quality inspection documents
  • Performs intermediate and final inspections, implements the decided measures in the area of quality assurance of the procurement lot
  • Reviews and approves completion documents from other employees
  • Prepares assembly instructions according to machine guidelines
  • Prepares Operating manual for own constructions and compiles the required documents of the sub-suppliers
  • Independent maintenance of standards (e.g. template drawings and library elements) and further development of products
  • Adherence to HZI work methodology and guidelines (e.g. design guidelines)
  • Provide technical guidance to internal/external staff.
  • Is aware of, implements and complies with HSE requirements relevant to the function

Your experiences

Job specific qualification
  •  Independent processing of different systems
  • Guidance of people with similar tasks
  • Good product knowledge
  • Can clarify ambiguities on a day-to-day basis through factual discussions
  • Can identify and execute the appropriate course of action based on experience
  • Brings experience in using simple methods to identify and solve existing problems
  • Can develop guidelines and specifications for a specific subject area
  • Contributes to the achievement of departmental goals through his/her activities
  • Very good sheet metal, apparatus engineering and structural steel design skills
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing and shop procedures
  • Good assembly knowledge
  • Good cost awareness
Methodological Competence
  •  Good user knowledge of Inventor is necessary
  • Good user knowledge of PDM (Vault)
  • Sound understanding of 2D and 3D CAD methodology
  • Good MS-Office user skills
  • Good English language skills orally and in writing
  • Understanding of quality assurance

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.

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