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Senior Design Engineer

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Abb Inc

Alamo, TN

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Senior Design Engineer

Senior Electrical Design Engineer for Power Transformer Bushings that encompasses the design, research and analysis of parts, components, assemblies, subassemblies and systems, and the production of associated drawings and instructions.Under limited direction, perform a variety of complex engineering assignments requiring in-depth knowledge of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering first principles, plus a great length of understanding in medium to high voltage insulation applications and Design-for-Excellence techniques (Design-to-Cost, Design-to-Manufacturing, Design-to-Assy) to cost effectively and achieve robustness in design. Assignments typically require the use of advanced computation and innovative root cause analysis techniques. Proactively seek and implement initiatives to improve operations and increase customer satisfaction.* Remote work office location option may be available for candidates that meet or exceed established targeted Engineering Design skills/ qualifications for role.


Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)


Typical duties/responsibilities for engineering may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Design, analyze, and evaluate products or components, requiring a high degree of technical computation and design expertise in Electrical (primarily) and Mechanical Engineering (secondarily), with various activities in Product Care, Production Support and Research & Development focus.

* Design and develop complex models or simulations and apply advanced computational analyses, programs, or analytical techniques to effectively meet requirements and resolve problems.

* Act as principal investigator or lead a group of engineers investigating root cause of problems or field failures, developing solutions and preparing related recommendations and reports.

* Conduct economic studies and prepare or lead the preparation of specifications, material and design selection, 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.

* As required, responsible for technical direction and minor administrative guidance of a small group of engineers and assistants.

* Develop 2-D and 3-D models of components and assemblies for prototype, production and retrofit builds, using state of the art CAD (preferably Creo by PTC or equivalent) and PLM systems (preferably Windchill or equivalent).

* Develop test plans for testing prototype and/or development units, analyze test failures and develop/implement design improvements based on test results.


Basic Qualifications :

* Bachelors Degree in Engineering and 8 plus years of design experience in a manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering

* Minimum 1,000 hours of working experience with Pro-E preferred OR Solidworks, Catia, or other similar modeling software or similar software package and Windchill data management.

* Must demonstrate the ability to work within cross-functional global teams.

* Experience developing electro-mechanical products (preferably with medium to high voltage power transformer bushings).

* Excellent understanding of tolerance stack-up analysis, statistical and worst-case.

* Excellent understanding of design robustness, Z-Scores, and Design-for-Excellence techniques (Design-to-Cost, Design-to-Manufacturing, Design-to-Assy)

Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

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As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-************.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABBs career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-************ or by sending an email to ****************. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.


Alamo, Tennessee, USA

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Business Unit Transformers

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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB Inc.

ABB Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:


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ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. Our solutions improve the efficiency, productivity and quality of our customers’ operations while minimizing environmental impact. Innovation is at the forefront of what we do and many of the technologies that drive modern society were pioneered by ABB.

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