Associate Project Engineer (f/m/d) – Electrification and Energy Systems




Cottbus, Germany


Position summary

Associate Project Engineer (f/m/d) – Electrification and Energy Systems

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Working as an Associate Project Engineer, in this position you will be responsible for hardware and site planning related to system solutions for low and medium voltage projects and drive applications in the area of Process Industries projects, especially in Mining and Bulk Material Handling in Cottbus. In this role, you will make technical engineering in various phases of customer projects including site activities to ensure successful delivery of project deliverables on time, within budget and in line with quality and safety guidelines.

This position reports to

Engineering Manager Local Division Process Industries Germany

Your responsibilities

  • Assisting project managers and project lead engineers in technical reviews and discussions with customers, partners, subcontractors and vendors
  • Assisting contract managers with claims, customer specifications and safety standards
  • Supporting customers resolve technical issues both remotely and at customer sites
  • Developing your project engineering and communication skills by working on our projects
  • Maintaining and enhancing customer satisfaction by providing excellent service at all stages of the project

Your background

  • Experience in hardware planning in electrical, drives and energy system projects, especially in the design of plants and machinery
  • Knowledge of engineering techniques, processes and tools, especially CAD systems
  • Experience with projects in the field Mining and Material Handling industries is desirable
  • A strong focus on safe work practices and dedication to following all relevant workplace safety guidelines
  • A high level of self-motivation, curiosity and desire to learn about new technologies
  • A collaborative team player, solution-focused approach, and strong written and spoken communication skills
  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent/higher
  • Willingness for service and commissioning activities in local and international job sites
  • Fluency in English and German


  • Retirement plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Share Acquisition Plan

More about us

We 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 In the case of equal suitability, people with severe disabilities and their equals are given preference. Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid 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 induction programme, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently and self-reliantly within your assigned area. Even after the joining phase, ABB offers a wide range of individual career development opportunities and supports you in realising your career goals with targeted training measures. At ABB you will find an attractive working environment in all phases of life - including policies for sabbaticals and home office, the ABB children's vacation camp and taking care of family members. Interested in joining our team? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application through our online tool. ABB AG Your contact is: ABB PersonalDirekt +49 (0) 621 381 3500 ABB Data Privacy Statement:

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