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Leader of Power Electronics Engineering Team in Traction (80-100%)

Leader of Power Electronics Engineering Team in Traction (80-100%)

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB's Traction Division has a strong position in the global market. We develop and produce traction converters and energy storage systems for railway, E-Mobility and special vehicles. To strengthen and grow our Traction Competence Center in Turgi, we are looking for a passionate leader for a power electronics engineering team with specialist knowledge in railway technology. If you have a keen interest in leading a team of experts, promote and demand individuals and helping to shape the leadership culture, this is your chance.This position reports to the Senior Engineering Manager and is graded as 12.

Your responsibilities

  • Be the leader and entrepreneur of a power electronics team
  • Teach, coach and mentor your team to enable them for taking responsibility in the project portfolio
  • Support initiatives for integrity and safety (physical and mental), diversity and inclusion
  • Support the existing Lean Engineering initiative plus identify and drive continues improvements with your team and the department
  • Lead and/or be part in selected customer projects
  • Collaborate with other power electronic teams and community members in Engineering and R&D to drive processes and technologies in the same direction
  • Offer an "easy to work with" organization towards partners and customers (internal and external)
  • Finally - "Take care of your employees and they will take care of your business. It`s as simple as that" (Richard Branson)

Your background

  • Endurance and assertiveness to grow and enable a team
  • Communications skills to solve complex challenges (organizational and technical)
  • Experience in innovative drive technology, ideally in moving trains and other vehicles
  • English and German communication skills to motivate your team and satisfy our customers
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical Engineering, preferably with focus on power electronics
  • Finally - Be the one making a difference


  • Paid Parental leave (gender neutral)
  • Flexible work practices
  • Gym membership

More about us

ABB Traction is a leader in traction technologies, driving innovation in rail and e-mobility. Our propulsion, auxiliary and energy storage solutions contribute to making transportation more sustainable, while saving energy every day. Our people and culture are the foundation of our success. We all together make the difference for our customers every day.We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). The recruiting process is being led by Raphael Messer, Talent Partner ABB Switzerland Ltd. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.

Leader of Power Electronics Engineering Team in Traction (80-100%)


Veröffentlicht am 06.03.2023

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