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Principal R&D Engineer Automation and Power Management

Principal R&D Engineer Automation and Power Management

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As a Principal R&D Engineer you are the key technical authority in the assigned area. You are in the driver seat for technology evaluations and execute development projects within and beyond Business Line Mining.In this role, you will be in charge of driving the key technical solutions development that support the strategic direction of strong integration of electrification and automation, to spearhead the all-electric mine technical portfolio. This includes power and energy management within mining.The position offers the unique opportunity to leverage ABB's strengths together with your experiences to solve upcoming challenges in reliable, economic and optimized management of power within mine sites.

This is a position with global grade


Your responsibilities

  • Mapping and evaluating the fit of the technical solutions portfolio related to power and energy automation and management to enable a strong Business Line Mining value proposition.
  • Evaluation and definition of interfaces of power and energy management systems towards other systems (e.g. operations management systems, fleet management systems, ...).
  • Strong collaboration with portfolio and product management to ensure requirements match customer needs.
  • Support technology management in evolving R&D roadmaps in the area of responsibility and consulting line management in new technical competency development.
  • Collaboration with other units and partnering to drive the mining requirements with chosen solutions.
  • Driving prototyping and proving the technology stack by the development of real-time simulators/demonstrators.
  • Mapping of needs related to integration of renewables and energy storage considering grid stability into automation stack of Mining.
  • Requirements management and building a network across BLs and divisions

Your background

  • 10+ years of experience working with automation and digital solutions and technologies (e.g. ABB Ability™ System 800xA®, Power Control Library, ABB Ability™ Process Power Manager, ABB Ability™ Energy Manager, OPTIMAX, OPC UA, other power control and management solutions).
  • Understanding of electrical power control and energy management systems from functional as well as technical point of view.
  • Ideally, experience in design of industrial power systems.
  • Proven track record of defining system architecture for automation.
  • Requirements management: Ability to work with diverse stakeholders to identify customer needs, convert them into requirements, communicate to solution owners and drive implementation.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.

More about us

Process Industries division delivers complete electrification and automation solutions, industry-specific products and lifecycle services across industries. Engineering and delivering automation solutions from device to monitoring and control make our customers get more out of their investment; digitalization solutions including collaborative operations and augmented reality help improve plant and enterprise productivity, reduce maintenance and energy costs. Our engineering, project management, services and solutions portfolio covers a wide range of industries - Mining, Pulp & Paper, Metals, Aluminum and Cement, Data centers and Food and BeverageWe look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.#LI-hybrid

Principal R&D Engineer Automation and Power Management


Veröffentlicht am 16.04.2024

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