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Industrial Engineer



Cleveland, OH, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Industrial 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.

In the position of Industrial Engineer, you will act with safety, efficiency, quality and productivity to ensure that products and systems meet stated requirements. As an Industrial Engineer you will be responsible for monitoring, challenging and increasing ABB supplier’s production performance mostly in product testing area by developing ABB products testing solutions and adopting those to industry producibility standards. Key interaction areas are maintaining and controlling ABB production test equipment at our suppliers (working in TestStand), understanding ABB product communication, supporting creation and acceptance of various testers (programming, ICT, Hi-Pot, functional test), monitoring suppliers performance and working together with them to increase it, collaboration with other ABB functions to launch and ramp up production at EMS plants (example participating in quality audits, driving NPI (new product introduction) process, etc., challenging suppliers in cost optimization, working with EMS (Electronics Manufacturing Services) companies to ensure continuous production flow and non disrupted process and operations. Industrial Engineers are a key element in PCP (Process Control Platform) hardware value chain to drive quality and performance of technical solution and production, hence a key element to positive business development and customer satisfaction.

This position reports to

Industrial Engineer (DFX Expert)

Your responsibilities

  • Driving test equipment development, ordering and validation process
  • Product test specification reviews with R&D (Research and development)
  • Coaching suppliers on ABB production requirements
  • Supporting R&D with production test strategy, plan and procedures
  • Following design guidelines and standards (design for excellence criteria)
  • Controlling investment for new/updated products
  • Working in close collaboration with Supplier Quality, R&D, Planning and Fulfillment team, Procurement and Logistics teams
  • ABB asset database management
  • Support continuous improvement projects at Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS)
  • Following Lean Six Sigma as the leading principle

Your background

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/ electronic engineering required and minimum 8 years of experience in hardware development or Industrial Engineering, Test Engineering, Test Design at EMS
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • Solid knowledge in hardware design and production processes
  • Basic knowledge of LabView and/or TestStand
  • Professional expertise in Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) or introduction of new products in mass production or similar
  • Good communication skills and a team player
  • Good oral and written English
  • Strong quality mindset, strive for perfection
  • Open and global mindset
  • Knowledge of IPC electronics standards is beneficial
  • Database and information management skills (example Jira, Confluence, Sharepoint) is beneficial
  • Travel up to 15 percent, including international travel
  • Must be able to work in the Cleveland office at least 4 days/week
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. The Process Automation (PA) business area (>$6B revenue in 2021, 22,000 employees), automates, electrifies and digitalizes some of the most complex industrial infrastructures on this planet. Through its five divisions, it serves customers in the energy, process and hybrid industries – from hydrocarbons, chemicals, water, mining, minerals, pulp & paper to marine and ports, and many more. PA stands at the heart of some of the most important shifts in society, helping the energy-intense industries to safer, smarter and more sustainable operations to enable a prosperous, low-carbon society. For more information on PA, refer to 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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