Project Manager in Process Engineering (Development)

  • 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

  • You define and develop new products and technologies from scratch to business introduction, in collaboration with internal or external specialists, or alone
  • You ideally master all aspects of process engineering (physics, thermodynamics, mechanics, chemistry, controls)
  • You can analyze technological solutions, identify weak spots and opportunities, and propose alternatives
  • Programming skills (Excel, Matlab, Python, Simulink) is a big plus
  • You travel to plants (typically in Europe) to carry out commissioning tasks and tests (approx. 10% of the time)
  • You collaborate both internally (with other business units) as well as with external clients and suppliers
  • You take over deputy tasks of senior project managers

Your experiences

  • You have an engineering degree (MSc or dissertation in mechanical, process or chemical engineering), ideally with a few years of experience in industry
  • You have a clear R&D mindset
  • You are rather a generalist in many disciplines than a specialist in a certain one
  • You are flexible, adaptable, and interactive at all levels (senior management to technicians)
  • You are a good communicator (oral and written) with excellent presentation skills. You are at ease to deliver technical reports autonomously
  • You have a taste for hands on work
  • English is a must; German, French and Japanese 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.