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System Engineer Hydrogen (f/m/d), 80-100%

Date:  25-Feb-2023
Job ID:  7780
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

To develop its green hydrogen activities in Europe, Alpiq is looking for a System Engineer Hydrogen to design and manage hydrogen projects (production and logistic) from a technology point of view. The position offers you the opportunity to work in a fast-growing sector and to bring your contribution to the energy transition. The role is to be based in Switzerland, in Olten or Lausanne. 


Your main responsibilities 

  • Contribute to the development of green hydrogen production projects (i.e. electrolysers) and lead technical aspects with a focus on the H2 process
  • Work closely with Business Development colleagues and contribute to the elaboration of business plans and investment cases
  • Organise feasibility / concept studies inhouse and with external partners. Develop the different technical documents for the studies
  • Lead the technical aspect of the permitting during the authorisation phases of projects
  • Lead the equipment tendering and the selection process
  • Supervise the detailed studies performed by partners/suppliers, the construction and commissioning
  • Provide technical expertise for process engineering activities during all phases of the project
  • Organise O&M and ensure to operate in compliance with company health, safety and environmental regulations and procedures
  • Develop a strong network in the industry and with equipment suppliers
  • Foster collaboration within Alpiq other units and teams in other countries
  • Develop and improve internal project development tools


Your profile

  • A master’s degree in Engineering from a top leading school (industrial engineering, chemical engineering)
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the development of industrial projects
  • A solid experience in the hydrogen industry, the chemical or the oil&gas industry
  • A solid experience in the realization of technical process documents
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated, autonomous, ability to motivate others and work collaboratively with multiple internal and external stakeholders, in an international environment
  • Professional proficiency level in English
  • Professional proficiency level in Italian, French or Spanish. The knowledge of two of these three languages will be an advantage

What is also important to us!

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Attractive employment conditions
The energy business is a small and complex world and it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. As a pan-European company, our conditions and benefits are adapted to the local markets. You can find more information about this on our career site. We are currently also reviewing our flexible working guidelines. If we meet in an interview, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have around this topic.

Data protection and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

Are you ready to apply now? Need more information about Alpiq? Then follow this link to our homepage.

Moritz Nauer



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