Principal Manufacturing Technologies Consultant

19 Jul 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Innovation, innovation, innovation. We are looking for a mature professional with a pioneering spirit and the desire to push back the boundaries of manufacturing technology. This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced expert with genuine vision and the drive needed to tread new paths. Do you combine a demonstrable understanding of production technology with the ability to inspire others around you and see new ideas through to fruition? Are you creative yet also hands-on in your approach - with a keen sense of what is commercially viable? This is your chance to help shape the future of ABB Turbocharging!

- Work in close cooperation with external institutes and universities to research new manufacturing technologies and identify potential solutions for the future
- Explore and analyze potential added value to be delivered by internal units in their dealings with customers in the turbocharging industry
- Drive forward promising ideas while liaising closely with all relevant stakeholders such as R&D and Sales to ensure innovative solutions are tailored to market requirements
- Review a wide range of technologies and applications, focus on most viable solutions, and pursue key opportunities, including project management as part of technical and commercial feasibility studies
- Assess feasibility of new solutions within the context of the value chain and product life cycle, including the process of defining new business models where required

- Engineering degree (Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or Engineering & Business Administration)
- Proven track record in the field of manufacturing, complemented by hands-on experience relating to production technologies
- Project management experience, preferably at an international level
- Entrepreneurial spirit together with determination and the courage needed to embrace innovation
- Excellent command of English at negotiating level, preferably supplemented by German language skills