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Mechanical Design Engineer FH/HF, (80 – 100%)

Mechanical Design Engineer FH/HF, (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.


As a Mechanical Engineer in Traction, you are responsible for the mechanical design of converters, energy storage systems and cooling units for railway and heavy on or off-road applications. The products are used worldwide in rail vehicles, e-buses and e-trucks or construction machines. To strengthen this motivated team, we are looking for a committed and experienced mechanical design technician with interest in power electronics.

This position reports to

Engineering Manager

Your responsibilities


  • In your position, you will be responsible for the mechanical engineering and design of converters, energy storage systems and cooling units
  • Maintain product data in PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) and SAP
  • Performance of validation tests for cooling and strength requirements
  • You will also support the production department in the introduction of new products, maintain the product range and implement corrections and improvements
  • You are responsible for the creation of specifications and clarification of technical questions with suppliers
  • Last but not least, you will assist the sales department during the concept and quotation phase

Your background


  • Trained and experienced design engineer with further technical school (TS)
  • Solid English skills, German is an advantage
  • Experience with CAD and ERP applications, preferably Creo, PTC Windchill and SAP
  • Team player
  • Independent and committed
  • Ideally with experience in the design of power electronic equipment or battery packs on rolling stock, automotive or other vehicles


  • 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 Ceren Oezen, Talent Partner ABB Switzerland Ltd. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.

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Mechanical Design Engineer FH/HF, (80 – 100%)

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Veröffentlicht am 17.08.2023

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