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Project Lead Engineer Switzerland

ABB Schweiz AG

ABB Schweiz AG Switzerland Switzerland

2 months ago

Location: Kanton Aargau
Project Lead Engineer (80-100%)

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In this position, you will be the technical lead and design authority for engineering activities related to power converters, ESS and motors engineering projects in the ABB Traction division in Turgi/Switzerland. Reporting to the head of technical project management, you will drive excellence, making technical recommendations to ensure that engineering activities are effectively executed in accordance with expectations, specifications, standards and safety requirements, while... identifying improvement opportunities.

This position is graded as 13.

Your responsibilities

Aiding contract managers with claims related to changes in the project scope, including assessing cost and time impacts, as well as risk quantifications

Providing technical details, costs and deliverables for sales proposals, while assisting project managers in technical reviews and discussions with customers and others

Creating and delivering work plans, resource requirements, proposals, engineering estimates, and risk and opportunity analyses

Resolving complex technical issues both remotely and at customer sites.

Developing your management and communication skills by coaching entry-level engineers, technicians and support teams.

Maintaining and enhancing customer satisfaction by always offering dialogue and excellent service

Working and networking with engineering colleagues, disseminating best practices

Overseeing new subcontracts and assisting the supply chain in managing subcontractors

Your background

> 5-years of experience as electrical/mechanical/control engineer

Experience in project management and engineering techniques, processes and tools, including project planning tools.

A strong focus on safe work practices and dedication to following workplace safety guidelines

A high level of self-motivation, curiosity, and desire to learn about new technologies

A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach with strong written and spoken communication skills

A bachelor's or master's degree in electrical engineering or similar field

Proficient knowledge in English, very good communication skills in German desirable

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 ABB Data Privacy Statement

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