Project Engineer - Drive systems (f/m/d)

ABB Schweiz AG
EUR 60.000 - 80.000

Project Engineer - Drive systems (f/m/d)

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.

In this role you will be responsible for engineering activities in the area of hard- and software as well as installation, commissioning and service related to mining and material handling drive systems in the area of Process Industries in Cottbus, Germany. As an engineering and service engineer, you will work closely with customers and other ABB teams. You will plan, commission and maintain ABB frequency converters (from low voltage (LV) to medium voltage (MV), AC to DC applications). After an initial training period, during which you will get to know our electrical frequency converters and their applications, you will become part of a team that handles national and international projects and carries out service activities.

Your responsibilities

  • Engineering and design of project and customer-specific drive solutions (low and medium voltage)
  • Planning, controlling and supervising extensive greenfield and modernization projects in electrical drive technology with regard to customer requirements, deadlines, costs and quality
  • Performing service activities at customer sites
  • Developing system software for drive applications
  • Supporting sales team with your technical background
  • Checking functional specifications and participation in creating requirement specifications

Your background

  • Experience in projects working as electrical or drives engineer, commissioning engineer or as other functions with automation and/or drive projects
  • Good knowledge of engineering techniques, processes and tools
  • Experience with software and design of e.g. control systems, VVVF applications, CAD or similiar
  • 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, solution-focused approach and strong written and spoken communication skills in both German and English
  • A technician, bachelor’s degree in engineering (e.g. electrical, automation) or equivalent/higher


  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible work practices
  • Employee Share Acquisition Plan
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented induction programme, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently and self-reliantly within your assigned area. Even after the joining phase, ABB offers a wide range of individual career development opportunities and supports you in realising your career goals with targeted training measures. At ABB you will find an attractive working environment in all phases of life - including mobility services such as bicycle leasing, policies for sabbaticals and home office, the ABB children's vacation camp and taking care of family members. Interested in joining our team? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application through our online tool. In the case of equal suitability, people with severe disabilities and their equals are given preference. ABB AG Your contact is: ABB PersonalDirekt +49 (0) 621 381 3500 ABB Data Privacy Statement:

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