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R&D Engineer



Hackettstown, NJ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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 R&D Engineer, you will help steer the direction of strategic corporate technology by focusing on solving industrial problems through reliable research work. Working as a researcher in R&D projects, you will solve applied research and technology problems and develop ways to more effectively solve them.As a key member of our R&D Engineering team, you will utilize your mechanical engineering experience responding to Engineering Service Requests (ESR’s) which includes reviewing customer specifications, drawings and requirements and developing, designing, and testing of new and alternative product design solutions. In this role, you will also have the responsibility for understanding the application and functionality of the products, applicable requirements and agency standards of the products.The R&D Engineer Design will encompass the engineering design and analysis of parts, components, assemblies, subassemblies and systems and the production of associated drawings and instructions. This role is in a hands-on environment with the ability to see R&D through implementation.Under general guidance of supervisor or more experienced engineer, perform various engineering duties requiring the exercise of judgment and application of standard engineering principles and practices. Pursue initiatives to improve effectiveness of the group and increase customer satisfaction.

This position reports to

Research Team Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Prepare specifications and related documents in accordance with requirements, established formats and general instructions. Review and analyze a variety of engineering data, documents and reports
  • Consult with other engineering groups to ensure that specified engineering criteria are suitable for the proposed application and recommend revisions, as appropriate
  • Plan, conduct or coordinate relatively straight forward engineering analyses and tests, and prepare related reports and summaries, for review
  • Participate in the investigation of technical problems and the establishment of procedures and corrective actions to avoid recurrences

Your background

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field and minimum 2 to 5 years of experience
  • Alternatively own a special combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated accomplishments
  • Pro Engineer Software Experience (or equivalent) a plus
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


More about us

ABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas & Betts), is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day – orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB 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: 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.

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