Development Engineer Gas-Insulated Switchgear

Recruiter
Location
Z├╝rich, Oerlikon,Zurich,Switzerland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Sep 2016
Closes
30 Oct 2016
Ref
CH59116463_E2
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our development department in Zurich Oerlikon is an integral part of the Technology Center operated by ABB Switzerland. We are committed to developing pioneering technologies and products for our international manufacturing network centered around gas-insulated switchgear (GIS). Do you share our passion for innovation, efficiency, and cost awareness? Are you keen to push back the boundaries of engineering and develop next-generation products that will cement our position as a market leader? Join us and shape the future!

Tasks:
- Manage projects and subprojects in the field of GIS development
- Plan, supervise, and execute type tests at company and external laboratories
- Perform electrical, thermal, and kinematic calculations in order to ensure the best-in-class design quality of our systems and machinery
- Compile documentation relating to development projects
- Provide professional support for Development, Production, and Sales with regard to all technical issues as well as in the area of troubleshooting

Requirements:
- PhD or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics
- Work experience in research and development desirable
- Highly motivated team player with demonstrable abilities as a problem-solver
- Well-developed communication skills, ability to work in close cooperation with internal and external stakeholders, and willingness to travel (approx. 15%)
- Fluent command of English, preferably together with very good German language skills