Plant Layout Engineer

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Zürich (Schweiz)
  • Presence
  • Work experience
  • Engineer
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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

  • Develop the layout concept for boiler and grate of a waste-to-energy plant
  • Create, update and check various plans such as layout, load, construction data, steel construction, platforms, piping and component drawings
  • Design and implement planning principles such as planning corridors, safety requirements, functionality, logistics, ease of assembly, modular design (containers, modules, skids) as well as ease of operation and maintenance
  • Collaborate in a project team and coordinate customers, consortium partners and suppliers
  • Incorporate and check of installation and component drawings from external and internal suppliers
  • Coordinate with the assembly department regarding the insertion of components
  • Ensure the exchange of all required layout data with customers, consortium partners and suppliers

Your experiences

  • Completed technical apprenticeship/training as a design engineer, plant construction or mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of layout planning, initial experience in boiler, combustion grate and steel construction would be an advantage
  • Sound knowledge of 3D planning tools (preferably E3D, 2D, Autocad) and good MS-Office user skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Highly motivated and flexible personality with good team, planning and organizational skills
  • Fluent in English, German or French are a plus

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.

For HR agencies: Please note that we do not accept applications coming from agencies. Thank you.
  • Ian Steinmann
  • Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist