Drives Project & Commissioning Engineer (m/f/d)




Mannheim, Germany


Position summary

Drives Project & Commissioning Engineer (m/f/d)

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In this position you will be responsible for engineering and commissioning activities related to low voltage and medium voltage drive projects in the area of Process Industries in Mannheim, Germany. In this role, you will support and coordinate engineering and commissioning activities and make technical recommendations in various phases of customer projects to ensure that all activities are executed in accordance with expectations, specifications, standards and safety requirements, while identifying improvement opportunities.

This position reports to

Senior Engineering Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Technical responsibility for the planning and execution of system solutions in drive projects.
  • Assist in continuous improvement of project design, participate in project review meetings, and plan installation and commissioning activities
  • Create work plans and cost estimates for work, conduct risk and opportunity assessments during commissioning, report on potential risks and solutions relevant to your engineering discipline
  • Resolving complex technical issues both remotely and at customer sites in Germany and Europe
  • Support sales and project management with your technical expertise in detailed planning and discussions with customers, partners and service providers
  • Maintaining andimprove customer satisfaction through dialogue and excellent service at all project phases
  • Collaborate and network with colleagues, disseminating proven solutions
  • Applying and improve standards and strategies to ensure effective project delivery

Your background

  • Several years of experience in electrical engineering projects and commissioning, preferable in the field of drive projects
  • Sound knowledge of engineering methods, processes and software tools
  • Experience with projects in the field of Metals, Pulp and Paper, Test Bench or Mining industries is desirable
  • A strong focus on safe work practices and adherence to all relevant workplace safety guidelines
  • A high level of self-motivation, curiosity and desire to learn new technologies
  • A collaborative, solution-focused approach and strong written and spoken communication skills in both English and German
  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent/higher


  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible work practices
  • Canteen
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing program

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 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. In the case of equal suitability, people with severe disabilities and their equals are given preference. ABB AG Your contact is: ABB PersonalDirekt +49 (0) 621 381 3500 ABB Data Privacy Statement: Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid

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