Principal Project Engineer




Ciudad Apodaca, Mexico


Position summary

Principal Project Engineer

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.

Contribution Output High Complexity Orders Ratio 80% release / 20% technical contribution, collaboration with engineers’ orders. DOR review meetings.

This position reports to

Engineering Manager III

Your responsibilities

  • Acts as a technical lead, approves design deliverables. Reviews all project documents for conformity and quality assurance. Anticipates and solves unprecedented problems, crucial issues and/or unique conditions. Serves as a specialist in the application of advanced concepts and methods.
  • Assists in preparing proposal/presentation of engineering projects/programs (provision of bills of materials, estimated engineering hours, etc.).
  • Supports Contract Managers in issuing claims (new/change in scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications, etc.). Provides quality solutions as per customer requirement and delivers within budget and contract. Ensures adherence to safety standards and mitigates potential risks. Planning and control. Creates work plans and cost estimates in own area of responsibility. Reviews and approves scope, budget and schedule for assignments and ensures quality deliverables on time and within targeted cost. Improves effectiveness of work plan in collaboration with other functions.
  • Creates and executes strategies for risk and opportunity management in one's area of responsibility. Identifies and manages contract risks taking preventive/corrective actions to resolve any contract/quality/program/cost issues. Reports any outstanding issues to management, along with recommendations for resolution Customer. Works with the customer to shape and deliver solutions and seeks customer feedback to drive and deliver improvements. Attends project meetings and presents specific aspects of engineering assignments.
  • Collaborates with the Supply Chain function to ensure that technical requirements for equipment or services are communicated and agreed on with potential suppliers. Provides technical evaluation of supplier proposals and accepts as fit for purpose supplied equipment or services.
  • Represents function in standardization committees and in communication and conferences pertaining to broad aspects of engineering assignments. Acts as technical specialist/adviser to senior management Collaborates and networks within ABB and externally.
  • Reviews, develops and documents quality standards, processes, tools and techniques. Ensures that engineering activities comply with required safety regulations and contractual requirements. Contributes towards continuous improvements of processes and tools for engineering efficiency.

Your background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical or any other related Engineering.
  • 9 years of experience working in similar position.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Solidworks, Autocad and Creo Cad.
  • Experience on ISO9001 or any other Quality System and Electrical Power Distribution Systems.
  • Clear understanding on Metal sheet Manufacturing and qualified in applied sciences, engineering theory or processes.
  • Demonstrated ability in analyzing, solving problems and strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced level of English.

More about us

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