Senior System Engineer EIC

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Milano, Italy
  • Work experience
  • Engineer
  • Technical occupations (other)
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About us

Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global market leader in energy from waste (EfW) and renewable gas. HZI acts as an engineering, procurement and construction contractor and project developer, delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological EfW recovery. HZI’s Service Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to support our clients throughout the entire life cycle of their plant.

Your responsibilities

·       Development of Distributed Control System within budget limits. This position does not include a software programming of the DCS.
·       Efficient preparation of the technical specifications for components and systems, technical evaluation of bids and joint selection of suppliers
·       Responsible for the timely ordering of DCS
·       Supervision of suppliers throughout the whole project implementation phase (including documentation):
• If necessary, carrying out Pre-inspection Meeting or Kick-off (with PPM) • Checking the documentation of suppliers (design documents, engineering documents, interface specifications, information on construction, EMSR)
• review and approval of the Q-plans and incorporating customer requirements into QMS
• Performing or arranging Factory tests acceptance
• Quality control on construction site and arranging assembly inspections
• Preparing/defending of claims with TPM
• monitoring removal of non-conformities by suppliers
·       Cross-system interface coordination with the technical project management and third parties, in particular clarifying the interfaces with other Lots
·       Active collaboration with the plant design and electrical and I&C supervisor
·       Responsible for the completeness of the CAE lists in his field (signal lists, signal exchange, instrumentation, components, bus signal lists)
·       Regulatory compliance with respect to the Lot he is in charge of
·       Support of the Assembly on issues in his own field (own lots, concepts)
·       Close cooperation and exchange of experience (feedback from project) with product managers
·       Training and technical support for internal employees

Your experiences

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Scince or Electrical Enginnering
  • High degree of understanding of quality assurance
  • Support for persons performing similar functions
  • High degree of autonomy in the management / development of different (sometimes complex) systems
  • Project Management knowledge - good knowledge of project work with different project disciplines
  • Very good product and system knowledge
  • Experience of cooperation with and evaluation of suppliers
  • Persuades counter-part, even in controversial discussions
  • Can recognize and execute the appropriate way forward, based on experience
  • Chooses solutions and provides these to relevant interface partner
  • Takes decisions independently and in a timely manner within pre-determined limits
  • Good cost awareness
  • Good MS Office user knowledge
  • Knowledge of CAE Tools (Comos etc.)
  • Knowledge of industrial communication bus protocols such as Profibus, Profinet, Modbus, IEC61850
  • Experience with Functional Safety according to IEC61511
  • Cyber ​​Security of IT / OT according to IEC62443
  • Commissioning and programming experience is an advantage
  • Very good English knowledge (spoken and written), German is an advantage

We offer

  • Responsibility and challenge within multi discipline field of activi
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines 
  • Flexibility of location (Milano or Rome) 
  • Mobile phone for private use 
  • Start-up mentality within a company proud of its history  
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international company 
  • Inclusive, values led culture 


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