ABB - Project Engineer – Drive Applications

We are looking to appoint a Project Engineer within the area of Drive Applications. Depending on your level of experience, you will be responsible for planning, designing, engineering, commissioning, and testing electric drive systems. This will include customized products fitted to mills, high-pressure grinding rolls, conveyors, fans and pumps used in the minerals processing industry. Do you combine engineering expertise with excellent organizational skills and a high degree of flexibility? Are you a strong communicator with the determination needed to see projects through to fruition? Let's write the future. Together.


  • Design or co-design technical solutions for electric drive systems, including clarification and coordination of all relevant engineering aspects during project execution

  • Conduct cost streamlining and ensure project targets are met in full, in addition to carrying out inspections and performing factory acceptance tests

  • Oversee or assist with commissioning and maintenance of drive systems at customer sites worldwide, including troubleshooting

  • Issue and review technical specifications and data sheets, project documents, and customer documentation

  • Work in close cooperation with Team Leader for the purpose of co-managing costs, schedules, and quality, thereby improving profitability and ensuring customer satisfaction

  • Ensure provision of qualified technical support for Sales, Product Development, and Service in pursuit of excellence


  • B.Sc./M.Sc. in Electrical and/or Automation Engineering; emphasis on Power Electronics/Drive Technology essential for candidates with no prior work experience

  • Three to five years' experience in the area of drive technology (or graduate without work experience for junior role)

  • Technical knowledge of drive system engineering as well as experience relating to commissioning and service activities

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a multicultural environment

  • Strong command of English at a technical/engineering level (both written and spoken), preferably complemented by additional language skills (e.g., Spanish, Russian)

  • Willingness to travel on global commissioning and service assignments to remote sites (25-50% of working hours and up to several weeks per assignment)

Additional Information

ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented introduction program, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently as well as be a constructive member of an inclusive team within your assigned area. ABB is also able to provide a wealth of opportunity for personal development once you have completed your introduction period, the aim being to assist you in attaining your career goals. Personalized development programs with targeted training measures will help you to enhance your skills on a continuous basis.

Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. A better world begins with you at