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Materials Testing Engineer 50-100%

Materials Testing Engineer 50-100%

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.

In this role, you support the development of new material solutions for the ABB electrification portfolio with material testing and analysis. You check requirements and test innovative materials applying advanced analytical techniques for a sustainable energy generation and distribution.You connect state-of-the-art materials analysis and electrical testing techniques to assist the team in developing new materials focused on next-generation electrification products.Reporting to the Team Manager - Materials, you will engage with cross-functional teams inside the company and work together to demonstrate the successful concepts in prototypes serving as starting points for products. Further, you will contribute to the definition of the team research roadmap and to the execution of the research projects.This position is graded as grade 15.

This is a position with global grade


Your responsibilities

  • Testing and analyzing of materials to support research projects with a direct industrial relevance.
  • Driving of material testing and analytics from planning and sample preparation to measurements and documentation
  • Maintaining and updating measurement equipment infrastructure
  • Working in interdisciplinary project teams at the interface between material science and electrical engineering
  • Contributing to a deep scientific understanding of the processing-structure-property relationships in materials
  • Monitoring of new material developments and technologies
  • Contributing to the planning, setup, and execution of experiments
  • Closely cooperating with scientists and engineers from the ABB research community

Your background

  • Knowledge of and experience in state-of-the-art materials analysis techniques
  • Basic understanding of the properties of all materials classes (metals, polymers, ceramics, composites)
  • Experience in sample preparation techniques
  • A strong background in metallography, optical and scanning electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, gas and combustion analysis and mechanical testing is a plus.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for working on topics enabling the energy transition and ensuring a greener society.
  • BSc/MSc in material science, mechanical science or physics is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills in English (both written and spoken) are required, German is a plus


  • Canteen
  • Childcare
  • Flexible work practices

More about us

The Materials group at the ABB research center in Switzerland develops new materials solutions covering metals, polymers, ceramics and composites for current and future electrical systems and novel applications. Our solutions are used to support the development of next-generation products. This is a unique opportunity if you have the desire to impact research in an evolving field and to contribute with your expertise to ABB's success by reinforcing our team of scientists and engineers. If you are passionate about science and technology and want to work in an inspiring environment where your skills and ideas become part of important solutions, then apply now.We look forward to receiving your application. The recruiting process is led by Reto Korstick, Talent Partner ABB Switzerland Ltd. If you would like to learn more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. ABB Privacy Policy:https://new.abb.com/privacy-notice/candidate

Materials Testing Engineer 50-100%

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Veröffentlicht am 04.03.2024

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