Robotics Lead Mechanical Project Engineer - Powertrain

Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
25 Oct 2020
19 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB's Robotics and Discrete Automation business is writing the future of flexible factory and smart machines by providing value-added solutions in robotics, machine and factory automation. Our integrated automation solutions, application expertise across a wide scope of industries and our global presence deliver tangible customer value.
The quality and innovation of the engineering in our products, systems and service offerings keeps our customers ahead. Developing solutions for our customers all over the world and working on our market-leading technologies will challenge and enrich your work and your mind.

The role reports to the Mechanical Powertrain Manager and is located in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Grade I. As a Lead Mechanical Project Engineer, you will be responsible for leading project engineering as well as the mechanical design of automation and systems for engine, cylinder head, axle, transmission and battery assembly lines. Requires thorough knowledge of a specific engineering discipline plus an understanding of related disciplines to coordinate activities, analyze and resolve problems crossing disciplines and to develop new concepts for programs. Technical input, recommendations and decisions may impact the organization's effectiveness and customer relations. Requires ability to interface effectively, internally and with customers.

Your responsibilities

  • Design, analyze, and evaluate systems, products or components, requiring a high degree of technical expertise. Design and develop complex models or simulations and apply advanced computer programs, analytical techniques or control strategies to effectively meet requirements and resolve problems.
  • Act as principal investigator or lead a group of engineers/designers investigating problems, developing solutions and preparing related recommendations and reports.
  • Conduct economic studies and prepare or lead the preparation of specifications, proposals for contracts, licensing and safety documents, and obtain required approvals.
  • Represent the group in meetings and conferences; interact with customers to resolve significant technical issues and develop related action plans.

Your background

  • High School Diploma, or GED, and 9 years' experience in engineering, controls, mechanical, electrical, design, robotics, automation, assembly OR, Associate's Degree, preferably in a technical field, and 7 years' experience in engineering, controls, mechanical, electrical, design, robotics, automation, assembly, OR Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, and 5 years of experience in engineering, controls, mechanical, electrical, design, robotics, automation, assembly.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in the United States.
  • Open to travel about 20%.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel; AutoCAD, SolidWorks or 3D drafting software a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of assembly equipment, specifically in Engines, Axles, cylinder head, transmission and Battery assembly.

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