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Manager Global Engineering Department Traction, Switzerland (80-100%)

Manager Global Engineering Department Traction, Switzerland (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 Engineering, we are looking for a passionate Manager for the Global Engineering department in Turgi, Switzerland. If you have a keen interest in leading a department with nine Engineering teams, promote and demand individuals and helping to shape the leadership culture, this is your chance.

Your responsibilities

  • Be the leader and entrepreneur of the Global Engineering department in Turgi, Switzerland
  • Teach, coach and mentor your department team leaders and members to take full responsibility for the assigned project portfolio and to strongly support other Engineering Centers globally.
  • Support and partially lead strategic initiatives to increase effectiveness and efficiency of the Traction Engineering Centers globally.
  • Optimize the engineering capacity and competency by collaborating with other Engineering departments, Product Management, R&D and Operations to drive processes and technologies in the same direction.
  • Offer an "easy to work with" organization towards partners and customers (internal and external).

Your background

  • Endurance and assertiveness to grow and enable an Engineering department
  • Communications skills to solve complex challenges (organizational and technical)
  • Experience in innovative drive technology, ideally in moving trains and other vehicles
  • Having strong drive and experience in global and intercultural environments
  • English and German communication skills to motivate your department, collaborate globally and satisfy our customers
  • Bachelor or Master degree in an engineering discipline with already several years of leadership experience
  • Finally - Be the one making a difference


  • Canteen
  • 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.ABB Data Privacy Statement:https://new.abb.com/privacy-notice/candidate

Manager Global Engineering Department Traction, Switzerland (80-100%)


Veröffentlicht am 23.03.2023

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