Energy Distribution Engineer (m/f/x)

Job Description

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is looking for an Energy Distribution Engineer to reinforce our Electrification & Automation team. You will be responsible for the design of technical solutions and the preparation of offers for our Energy Distribution projects. The Electrification & Automation business unit accompanies the customers in their electrification’s journey from revamping project to optimization of electricity usage through advanced automation systems. We support customers/society who are using electrification as lever for decarbonization.  

Our portfolio covers the entire spectrum for power distribution systems and solutions, including low & medium voltage switchgear, protection technology, substation automation, power quality, smart communication and microgrids. We are active in Belgium and French speaking countries of Africa

Our projects cover electrical networks of public distribution/transmission system operators (DSO/TSO), as well as industrial and power plants or data centers in the private sector.  

You will act as a technical expert and single point of contact for our customers, able to define and determine the appropriate solution, based on your own knowledge and experience, and supported by deeply technical discussions with different stakeholders (Sales colleagues, the customer, management, Expert colleagues, Head Quarter in Germany etc). Next to that you can translate these deeply technical aspects into an understandable solution for the customer.  

This entails the following responsibilities: 

  • Analyzing the project request and converting it into the appropriate and feasible technical solution from our Siemens portfolio 
  • Basic engineering of the solution (single line diagram, conceptual design of control, protection, or telecom system)  
  • Technical clarification of the project with the customer through client meetings. Analyzing, explaining, and clarifying the technical offer and clauses  
  • Elaboration of quotations, consisting of technical description, cost calculation and preparation of the documentation 
  • Technical support of our Sales colleagues to provide them with technical expertise for pre-sales customer negotiations 
  • Follow-up and validation of the proposal with Sales colleagues 
  • Assisting in the transfer of the sales/bid team to Project Execution colleagues  

Curious to know if you’re the colleague we’re looking for? Do you 

  • Have an engineering degree with specialization in Electricity, Electromechanics or Energy?  
  • Have sound knowledge of electrical distribution networks and components? .  
  • Have a strong interest in energy transition using electrification
  • Describe yourself as both highly analytical problem-solver with a strong eye for details but also able to maintain a helicopter view
  • Thrive on collaboration with different stakeholders and adapting your discourse to various levels of technicality?  
  • Feel comfortable traveling 6-10 weeks a year to customers abroad?  
  • Speak fluently Dutch and English with a good knowledge of French too?  

What will Siemens offer you?  

First of all, you will receive a thorough training that will prepare you to get to know our solutions by heart. At Siemens you get the opportunity to develop yourself in an international environment. Here you can explore a wide range of functions. Moreover, we invest in your training to build a good career. You can count on permanent coaching and guidance by a godfather.  

This function is eligible for the Teleworking CAO policy, allowing employees to be working remotely on a part time basis. At Siemens, we focus on work-life balance through open communication in the workplace where we consider each employee's individual needs and values to the greatest possible extent. We try to provide flexible work settings to offer our employees the opportunity to balance work and private life. 

At Siemens, we work with and for each other. Are you someone who strives for responsibility, continuous innovation and excellence? Would you like to actively contribute to the world of tomorrow at a leading international technology player? Then apply now. See you soon! 

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow‘s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens  


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens S.A./N.V.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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