Team Manager R&D, Electrical Testing and Experiments

Västerås,Vaestmanland County,Sweden
09 Oct 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
ABB ( ) is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 140,000 people. You will be part of Corporate Research in Västerås. We are the largest research center within ABB and have a strong competence in several technology areas, supporting the innovation in both power technology and automation areas. Our multicultural research center consists of approximately 250 scientists from 45 different countries.

Do you have the skills and drive to take on personnel responsibility and a great variety of tasks? Then you could be the one to strengthen our Technology Consulting department, - a dynamic workplace where we provide requirements and expertise on a consulting basis to business units worldwide.

As Team Manager R&D, you will be provided a highly visible role at our Technology consulting department at Corporate Research. Your main mission will be to further develop infrastructure as well as your team of 20 members. This will, among other things, involve managing the daily running of our electrical testing labs, ensuring great safety work and taking on financial responsibility. Not to mention building strong customer relationships. You will also work with LEAN. Maintain and develop the accreditation of our labs as well as contribute to our further growth.

Your personal qualities are vital for success. As Team Manager, you need the ability to motivate, coach and develop others. Equally important are your negotiation skills and the fact that you are reliable, organized and analytic. Interpersonal skills are also highly valued.

You hold a Master's degree with specialization in Electrical Power, Energy Technology, Engineering Physics or equivalent experience. This you combine with experience from leading and developing personell. Skills in change management, financial management, business economics and accreditation/quality work are also to your advantage. Knowledge of work environment management, ISO standards and electrical testing will also be beneficial. You need to be fluently in English and Swedish, written and spoken alike.