R&D Intern in Reliability & Diagnostics 80-100% (f/m/d)

Baden, Aargau, ch
Company: Hitachi ABB Power Grids
Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Published on 2021-06-24 04:10:34
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

Hitachi ABB Power Grids Research organization is developing the foundations for the next generation of Power Grids products. The Hitachi ABB Power Grids Research Centre in Switzerland is in Baden-Dättwil, close to Zurich. The group “Electromechanics Integration” focuses on interdisciplinary research including reliability, predictive maintenance and diagnostics to be implemented in the company’s next generation of products. We are currently offering high-calibre students the chance to join our multidisciplinary team of researchers in the field of reliability. This is an outstanding opportunity for you to put theory into practice. A better world begins with you! The duration of the internship is 6 to 12 months.

Your responsibilities

  • Applied research with focus on improvement of high voltage devices’ reliability
  • Performance of failure root cause analysis, based on experimental results, technical reports and related literature
  • Development of data-driven and physical models with focus on high voltage circuit breaker failure diagnostics and prognostics
  • Performance of mechanical and high voltage experiments
  • Document findings and present results to the team
  • Your background

  • Degree program (official enrollment is essential) in Mechanical/Electrical engineering or similar discipline (completion of at least six semesters)
  • Good Python programming skills
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated mindset and ability to work independently
  • Highly conscientious individual with keen sense of responsibility
  • Fluent command of English, written and spoken
  • Due to Swiss law, for foreign non-EU students, the internship must be a mandatory part of the study program
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