R&D Sustainability Engineer

ABB

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Dalmine, Italy

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

    l be reporting to the R&D Service Manager and functionally to the R&D Global Sustainability Leader and you will support design of products to be sustainable and recyclable. You will prepare Environmental Product Declarations for our existing Retrofit portfolio, taking lessons learned into New Product Development processes. Interfacing with multiple factory functions will be required both to collect data and to transfer lesson learnt and improvement proposals into products and processes.
    Your responsibilities

    • Performing Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) using modelling software like SimaPro (preferred), Gabi or others.

    • Creating environmental product declaration for identified products and assisting in environmental certification activities.

    • Cooperating with R&D and various factory functions like Operations, HSE, Quality, SCM and suppliers, to collect relevant data required for LCA modelling.

    • Collecting product related data by accessing technical documentation from PLM environments Windchill and Smarteam and design documentation from CAD tools.

    • Supporting management in gathering lessons learned and best practices and incorporates them into New Product Developments

    • Designing and re-designing our products for reliability, durability, maintainability, repairability, modularity, refurbishing, re-manufacturing, and recyclability.

    • Staying abreast of external trends and perspectives related to sustainability and provides consultation to businesses) as required.

    • Performing various tasks in the assigned area (e.g., mechanics, electronics, thermal, software), from building concepts, gathering requirements to design, implementation, integration, testing, technology transfer or maintenance, and operations.

    Your background

    • Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or in Sustainability Engineering / Environmental Science.

    • Minimum 1 to 4 years of experience in R&D with exposure to product design & development, quality, value engineering, costing, preferably in the domain of electrical distribution like MV and LV breakers, Contactors, Switches and switchgears

    • Knowledge of eco-design, LCA, EPDs, energy efficiency and other Sustainability concepts.

    • Proficient in CAD Tools like SolidWorks, Creo etc.

    • Familiarity with PLM, preferably Windchill and Smarteam, ERP software and preferably SAP.

    • Highly motivated team player with a collaborative, learning and solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills.

    More about us

    ABB's Electrification Business Area is a global leader in electrical products and solutions, operating in more than 100 countries, with over 200 manufacturing sites. Our 50,000+ employees are dedicated to transforming how people live, connect and work by delivering safe, smart and sustainable electrification solutions. We are shaping the future trends of electrification, differentiating through technological and digital innovation while delivering an outstanding experience through operational excellence for our customers across utilities, industry, buildings, infrastructure and mobility. For more information visit https://go.abb/electrification Global Talent Acquisition Team, ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. 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 https://www.abb.com. Your benefits: • Enjoy a stable employment in a company with a long history in innovation and technology. • Collaborate with experienced experts in an international environment. • Seize individual development and training opportunities, from job specific to soft skills. • Get private medical care (including offers for family members). • Receive attractive remuneration based on your experience and skills, and other financial benefits. • Choose from various benefits in kind, ranging from healthy lifestyle offerings, to knowledge sharing, to teambuilding activities. • Smartworking. For further info: Letizia Breviario, Talent Partner ABB Data Privacy Statement: https://new.abb.com/privacy-notice/candidate 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.