System Engineer Traction 80-100%

ABB Switzerland Ltd

ABB Switzerland Ltd

Key information

  • Publication date:

    11 June 2024
  • Workload:

    80 – 100%
  • Contract type:

    Unlimited employment
  • Language:

    English (Fluent)
  • Place of work:

    Turgi / Aargau

At ABB, we are dedicated to addressing global challenges. Our core values: care, courage, curiosity, and collaboration - combined with a focus on diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities - are key drivers in our aim to empower everyone to create sustainable solutions. That's our story. Make it your story.

This position reports to

Engineering Manager

Your role and responsibilities

Your tasks in detail includes:
• Engineering of traction systems, energy storage systems and auxiliary systems with integration into the vehicle
• Provide support for product management during concept and proposal stages
• Oversee management of international customer projects at a technical level
• Analyze and clarify customer requirements
• Draw up specifications for system components and liaise with suppliers to discuss technical details
• Verify and validate systems/products in the laboratory and/ or field
• Provide professional input with regards to system design

Qualifications for the role

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or similar qualifications
  • Proven track record in the field of power electronics and drive systems for rail vehicles
  • Ability to fast absorb expertise in the development of ESS with Li-Ion batteries for traction applications
  • Independent, structured, and goal-focused approach to work
  • Well-developed communication skills and team spirit
  • Willingness to travel as part of occasional business assignments
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. German is a plus, other language skills are a plus
  • You hold the relevant permit to work in Switzerland
  • The work model for the role is: hybrid

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). We value people from different backgrounds. Apply today for your next career step within ABB and visit to learn about the impact of our solutions across the globe. #MyABBStory

Publication ID: CH92067091_E3

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