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Senior Materials Engineer

Company: Abb Holdings Inc
Location: Senatobia
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Materials 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.
As a Senior Materials Engineer, you will be the design authority for GPG (Global Product Group) Breakers engineering projects in GPG Breakers & Enclosures Electrification Smart Power in Senatobia, Mississippi, making technical recommendations and enhancing customer satisfaction by providing excellent service. In this role you will be in charge to provide technical support to localization initiatives of thermoset, thermoplastic and metals.
This position reports to
Engineering Manager III
Your responsibilities

  • You will assist in the development, design and execution of material performance evaluation and improvement programs
  • You will support cross functional initiatives and serve as the technical point of contact for various suppliers and R&D (Research & Development) design centers
  • Create a project specific quality control/assurance program and oversee materials compliance with project specifications and international codes
  • Assist with the implementation of R&D, localization and business initiatives, programs and proposals
  • Maintain appropriate documentation files of all materials related information, including specifications, certifications, test plans, etc
  • Help determine the nature of technical problems and possible solutions, such as material redesign or substitution of raw materials that meet all requirements
  • Work with internal and external testing labs to verify material and product performance using existing test methods and develop new test methods as needed. Organize and analyze test data into a meaningful format to drive material-related decision making
  • Work with our manufacturing teams to trial new materials and new processes. Work with the sourcing team in support of global procurement strategies Your background
    • Bachelors of Science on Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, or similar degree and minimum 5 years of experience on industry
    • Proficiency on steel and conductive alloys selection, which includes coating and finishing
    • Experience on metals and plastic manufacturing processes
    • Extensive experience on thermoplastic and thermoset resins selection
    • Experience on selection and evaluation of potential suppliers
    • Experience on technical regulations such as UL (Underwriters Laboratories), CSA (Customer Support Agreement), IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), CCC (The China Compulsory Certificate), etc
    • Strong projects management and communication skills
    • Knowledge on plastic molding and tooling design, maintenance and troubleshooting
    • Ability to work at multicultural/cross-functional teams, these teams include, but are not limited to product engineering, manufacturing engineering, procurement, sourcing, R&D and design centers
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Desirable communication skills at Spanish and/or Italian
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US Benefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Healthcare plan
      • Wellbeing program More about us
        ABB Smart Power is a global technology leader, with products and solutions that make power supplies smart, connected and protected. Its intelligent products and solutions make power more competitive by improving the energy efficiency, productivity and reliability of almost any operation. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

Keywords: Abb Holdings Inc, Memphis , Senior Materials Engineer, Engineering , Senatobia, Tennessee

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