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2024 Discovery Manufacturing Operations Rotational Program



United States
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

2024 Discovery Manufacturing Operations Rotational Program

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.

ABB’s Electrification organization is responsible for the go-to-market strategy and generating profitable growth for the Electrification Business Area. Our 10,000 strong commercial team represents the portfolio of all Electrification Business Area Divisions in over 100 countries. Our unmatched domain expertise across key industry verticals and channels combined with our truly global footprint makes us able to deliver extraordinary business results, supporting our customers with solutions which address their current needs, whilst considering the future emerging trends such as Urbanization, Digitalization and Shift to Electricity and Sustainable Energy. The role reports to the Director-Early Talents, University Relations & Employee Branding. Two-year rotational program Each participant will complete three, separate manufacturing operations rotations (6 month, 6 month and 12 month) Potential rotational responsibilities could include: Design and execution of large manufacturing operations Design and update manufacturing lines Strategic problem solving and root-cause analysis Implement lean manufacturing methods and procedures Maintain and improve product flow Support team to set-up production line layout and tools and fixtures Support Kaizen event preparation, participation and/or follow-up, including documentation, waste observation, assist in the designing and assembly of material racks or carts, assist with the layout and assembly of tool carts, floor taping, etc. Create and maintain Bill of Materials Support critical compliance initiatives at each site, including implementation of audits, controls and improvements Support continuous improvement activities Attend July orientation to collaborate with other Discovery Program participants Participate in global programming designed for early talent training, personal and professional growth, networking, and social activities Dedicated program manager to coach you throughout your journey

Your responsibilities

  • Learn about themselves and ABB’s dynamic global business
  • Engage with ABB leaders including rotation managers and mentors who will help them develop their technical and leadership skills
  • Aspire to achieve their career goals at ABB by participating in professional development opportunities including, but not limited to certificates, webinars and immersions
  • Become familiar with power tools, including band saw, drills, circular saw, table saw, grinders and chop saw. Training will be provided
  • Deliver on business results by completing challenging and meaningful assignments in a supportive environment.

Your background

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors Degree engineering program (Industrial or Mechanical Engineering preferred) graduating between December 2023 and June 2024
  • Preferred relevant past internships or co-ops
  • Exposure to Lean Six Sigma concepts
  • Experience with project management
  • Advanced Excel user
  • Ability to read manufacturing documents and specs
  • Excited to explore living/working in different parts of the US, relocating for each rotation is possible. Relocation assistance is provided
  • Desire to learn and grow from a diverse set of experiences and people
  • A growth mindset focused on continual learning and improvement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • At time of accepting verbal offer candidate must have valid US work authorization and must not require sponsorship for an employment visa by ABB at any time in the future

More about us

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.

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