Global Vehicle Retrofit Engineering Manager (m/f/d) (80 - 100%)

ABB Schweiz AG

Bereich: Ingenieure

Bewerbungsfrist: 01.07.2019


We are looking for a committed and passionate global vehicle retrofit engineering manager (m/f), with expertise in rail vehicles. In this challenging role, you will manage a motivated team of vehicle and lead engineers for ABB’s growing business of vehicle retrofit projects. Your team has the full responsibility for all sub-systems on the vehicle and for all engineering activities on vehicle level required for successful execution of retrofit projects. Do you have the necessary skills and drive for rail vehicles, the ambition to lead an engineering team as well as a keen interest in international collaboration? If so, this is your opportunity to take up a new challenge.

Aufgaben :

- Leading and coaching of the team in technical and non-technical aspects
- Coach the team members regarding technical questions, processes, tools and templates
- Ensure adequate staffing and introduction of new members to the team
- Secure continuous improvement of the team’s performance (deadlines, cost, quality)
- Develop and maintain the relevant products and processes
- Establish and maintain close collaboration to other engineering teams, product management, project management and supply chain management
- Support sales during concept and tender phase


- Master or PhD in electrical engineering
- At least 5 years' work experience in rail vehicle engineering area
- At least 3 years’ leadership experience
- Good knowledge of traction technology and familiarity with the electrical equipment of rail vehicles
- Project management experience advantageous
- Homologation experience advantageous
- Excellent command of English and German, both written and spoken
- Strong level of self-motivation and structured approach to work
- Team lead and team player with excellent communication skills
- Desire to work within an international team environment

Zusätzliche Informationen

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



ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Andreas Séchy
Talent Partner
Phone: +41 58 585 39 15


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