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R&D Engineer

Company: Abb Holdings Inc
Location: Mebane
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

R&D Engineer

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 R&D Engineer, you will work on ABB's leading Medium Voltage technology platforms, including Advance MCC, SafeGear, Advance & BreakMaster LIS Switchgear, developing new products that address critical market demands and meeting requirements, fully compliant with relevant ANSI- IEEE, NEMA & UL standards. As an integral member of our R&D team, you'll enjoy an open and innovative culture with clear technology vision and strategy.

This position reports to

Research & Development Team Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Develop 3D models and drawings of new product designs, identify cost reductions, and make design modifications of ANSI Medium Voltage Switchgear, Motor Control Centers & Load Interrupter Switchgear
  • Work closely with Product Managers, Project Managers, and leadership team throughout the product development life cycle in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Facilitate cross-functional design reviews, analyze concepts, and evaluate cost effectiveness of the component/assembly designs
  • Coordinate engineering activities with purchasing and manufacturing; Assist Purchasing on supplier selection and component evaluation, as needed
  • Prepare and maintain product documentation, instruction manuals, project documentations, and design & test documentation.
    Your background

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred)
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in product development and design of related electrical equipment, preferably with electrical power distribution equipment such as power protection, motor controllers, power inverters, transformers, meters, etc.
    • Master's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, a plus
    • Strong CAD 3D software modeling experience is required
    • Design experience using SolidWorks, ProE/Creo and PTC Windchill in a product research and development environment preferred
    • Direct experience with any of the following is highly preferred:
    • Arc resistance/mitigation
    • Communication and protective relays
    • Simulations for dielectric, static or dynamic forces
    • Knowledge of circuit breaker design, instrument transformer and operation principles of protection in electrical power systems is desirable
    • Must have strong analytical skills with a solutions-oriented, engineering problem solving mindset
    • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
    • Up to 20% travel
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in the United States
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Healthcare plan
      • Wellbeing program More about us

        ABB's Distribution Solutions Division provides utility, industrial and commercial customers with safe, smart and sustainable technologies for the distribution of electricity. With ABB AbilityTM enabled digital solutions at its core, our extensive portfolio includes distribution automation products, switching, limiting, measuring and sensing devices, switchgear, modular substation packages, and related services. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

Keywords: Abb Holdings Inc, Durham , R&D Engineer, Engineering , Mebane, North Carolina

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