R&D Engineer

ABB

2.9

(7)

Helsinki, Finland

Why you should apply for a job to ABB:

  • We focus on the areas where we can make the biggest impact: reducing carbon emissions, preserving resources and promoting social progress.
  • ABB has flexible work options depending on job compatibility without compromising customer service or impacting colleagues.
  • ABB has launched a gender-neutral global parental leave program granting 12 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers.
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    Position summary

    rk. Azipod® propulsion is a gearless steerable propulsion system where the electric drive motor is in a submerged pod outside the ship hull. Azipod® units can rotate 360 degrees to increase maneuverability and operating efficiency. ABB Dynafin™ is a new concept representing a revolutionary propulsion system breaking new ground for efficiency in the marine industry. Inspired by the dynamic motions of a whale's tail, the innovative concept is the result of over a decade of research, development, and testing. We offer the possibility to work with and develop state-of-the-art technology and lead the way for successful business in a truly global environment. Our culture and benefits reflect our values: courage, care, curiosity and collaboration. The most appreciated benefits according to our personnel are at the moment e.g. an annual performance bonus, employee share acquisition program, continuous learning opportunities, bicycle and other wellbeing and family benefits. We have a hybrid working model.
    This position reports to

    R&D Team Manager
    Your responsibilities

    • Developing dedicated Azipod and Dynafin technology R&D initiatives

    • Preparing technical documentation

    • Different development project related tasks in the guidance of the project's Lead Engineer and Project Manager

    • Actively participating in hands-on testing activities alongside the team of engineers and technicians

    • Communicating with both internal and external stakeholders

    • Occasional traveling might be required to meet customers and suppliers

    Your background

    • Technical expertise in electrical and electronic systems, especially electric drives and motors. Experience in power electronics and control automation engineering is seen as an advantage

    • Competencies for driving test activities with strong problem-solving and analytical skills

    • Hands-on experience in the design and implementation of test set-ups is a benefit

    • Ideal candidate for this position would have some experience from electrical engineering, field activities and marine business

    • Self-driven, solution focused and strong forward going attitude; challenges motivate you

    • An organized way of working and willingness to take responsibility, ability to work both independently and as part of a team

    • Master's or Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or in other related field

    • Strong communication skills in English are required and Finnish proficiency (both spoken and written) is seen as an asset

    More about us

    At ABB Marine & Ports, we are committed to transforming our customers' vessels and terminal operations with innovative electric, automated, and digital technologies. As part of enabling a low-carbon society, we strive to preserve resources and promote social progress. Our sustainable solutions have a far-reaching impact, and by joining us you will actively play a part in contributing to a more sustainable future. https://www.abb.com/news We offer an international and dynamic working environment where our business delivers advanced technology in large projects across the world in a customer-oriented and highly globalized industry. In Finland, ABB has about 5000 employees, making it one of the biggest industrial employers in the country. ABB Finland serves its customers in over 20 locations and has production sites in Helsinki, Vaasa, Porvoo and Hamina. As a global company, we're also able to offer international job opportunities. For more information please contact Jonne Saarelainen, R&D Team Manager, tel. +358 50 332 2065. Interested in joining the crew? Please apply for the position by February 28, 2024. 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 www.abb.com. Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid

    Why you should apply for a job to ABB:

  • We focus on the areas where we can make the biggest impact: reducing carbon emissions, preserving resources and promoting social progress.
  • ABB has flexible work options depending on job compatibility without compromising customer service or impacting colleagues.
  • ABB has launched a gender-neutral global parental leave program granting 12 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers.