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Senior Electrical Design & Project Engineer (80-100%)

Senior Electrical Design & Project Engineer (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.

Are you a motivated personality, with a passion for electrical engineering and large drive systems which keep our today's world turning every day?As part of ABB's Motion Services division, Service Supply Unit Switzerland in Turgi is looking for a Senior el. Design & Project Engineer. In this function you are taking responsibility designing end engineering of modernization solutions of Medium Voltage Drives and related systems.Our customers operate drive systems globally, which are used for mission critical processes such as e.g., cruise-line and other large ship propulsion, wind-energy generation, Oil & Gas transport and production, Metal processing and many more. Our customer-tailored solutions, modernize drives to state-of-the-art control and hardware while enhancing the equipment overall safety, reliability, and performance. Hence, becoming part of our family, you will help to reduce the use of resources and contribute to a more sustainable future.In this position, you will be part of the ABB Cadre and create value by defining, reviewing, and executing designs as well as leading the electrical part of modernization projects and beyond. You will support less experienced team members, and collaborate with Sales, R&D, Product Management, as well as other colleagues to continuously benchmark and improve processes and products.Reporting to the Modernization Engineering Team leader, embedded in a global business context, and surrounded by top experts in industry from all disciplines, you can expect the support required to master your duties, to learn fast, and sloe to awaken your creativity.Internal only: This position is graded as 13.

This is a position with global grade


Your responsibilities

  • Applying design methods, tools, and engineering practices, to evaluate and execute system designs for MV-Drives and related systems.
  • Provide technical concepts and recommendations to customer needs in an early project phase.
  • Delivering high-quality and on-time work in your area of responsibility within project-teams and in close collaboration with other EL./Mech. engineers, manufacturing, and testing, as well as project managers.
  • Creating design-calculations, specifications, and documentation to produce, install and commission customized Medium Voltage Drive Control Upgrades.
  • Creating and delivering own work plan- and budget estimations, as well as risk assessments relevant to your scope within projects.
  • Providing technical guidance and expertise, enabling decision making in concept phases, reviews etc. (with stakeholders and functions such as customers, local ABB units, sales, R&D, product engineering etc.).
  • Travelling globally acc. agreement and preferences, between 0% and 15% possible (1-2x customer visits mandatory during the introduction into this role).

Your background

  • Master's degree in electrical engineering with solid work experience in electrical design/engineering (Drives, drive-systems preferred).
  • Sound knowledge in power electronics and ability to apply it.
  • Collaborative, structured, and solution focused. This is reflected in your approaches as well as in your written and spoken communication.
  • Innovative with a strong focus on customers and safety.
  • High level of self-motivation, curiosity, and the desire to continuously learn and improve.
  • Fluency in English required, German and other languages advantageous.


  • Canteen
  • Flexible work practices
  • Gym membership

More about us

ABB Motion Services serve customers around the globe with innovative services to maximize performance, uptime and energy efficiency throughout the lifetime of electrical motion solutions. Electrical motion is applied everywhere in industries, cities, infrastructure and transportation and is a cornerstone of the energy revolution. Our people and culture are the foundation of our success. We drive innovations through digitalization and make the difference for our customers and partners every day. ABB Motion keeps the world turning, while saving energy every day.We look forward to receiving your application. The recruiting process is being led by Peter Reinhardt, 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

Senior Electrical Design & Project Engineer (80-100%)

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Veröffentlicht am 01.11.2023

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