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2ND SHIFT R&D ASSOCIATE 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.

The R&D (Research and development) Associate Engineer Identify plays an important role by proposing and implement technology development and solutions. In this position, you will execute product development tasks using your technical expertise. You will be responsible for performing a wide variety of electrical testing with moderate to high complexity utilizing test and laboratory equipment, instrumentation and controls in our high volume Electrical Test Lab in Bloomfield CT. You will apply your electro mechanical expertise to execute standard, as well as complex specialized, testing to satisfy end to end high power testing for our entire low voltage product offering in an exciting fast paced environment while working with global R&D teams and ABB product teams.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

• Collaborates with a team of technical resources to carry out test requests for Global R&D teams in electrical and high power components
• Perform R&D and compliance testing using standard and specialized test equipment, within the planned testing time, ensuring compliance to the quality and delivery metrics
• Execute all technical functions relevant to the preparation and testing as specified by global test requests
• Prepare and operate test equipment for carrying out specific electrical tests, starting with calibration, dielectric, temperature rise with the goal of growing to learn short circuit, overload, electrical endurance and specialized testing
• Perform environmental type tests such as rain spray, hose down and water mist
• Perform basic calculations of technical data and report them accordingly
• Communicate test data and prepare technical documentation and formal reports as needed
• Maintain accurate maintenance and qualification records
• Manage the test queue and update on a timely basis
• Maintain confidentiality in handling proprietary test data, formulations and data on patentable or other confidential items under development
• Maintain laboratory equipment, supplies and working area
• Adhere to ABB safety protocols and procedures
• Ability to work independently and with a team with limited supervision.

YOUR BACKGROUND

• Bachelors Degree in Electrical or Industrial Engineering and minimum 2 years of related experience is desired
• Must have basic knowledge in the operation of electrical and electromechanical equipment
• Must have strong knowledge of electricity theory and be able to read electrical schematics
• Experience with reading and understanding UL, CSA, and IEC testing standards is also desired
• Working knowledge of electrical testing equipment
• Must be PC proficient including MS Office – Outlook, Excel, Word as a minimum
• Must have driver’s license and reliable transportation to commute to satellite lab
• Show an eagerness to learn advanced electrical principles and electromechanical expertise
• Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US

MORE ABOUT US

ABB Smart Power is a global technology leader, with products and solutions that make power supplies smart, connected and protected. Its intelligent products and solutions make power more competitive by improving the energy efficiency, productivity and reliability of almost any operation. 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. While base salary is determined by things such as the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience, this position is expected to pay between $55,400 and $102,600 annually. myBenefitsABB.com

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