Global Trainee Program for Digital

Lead the way in industrial digitalization

Are you ready to join the world’s biggest industrial startup? Could you help drive Industry 4.0 and today’s Energy Revolutions? 

ABB has always been a pioneering provider of digitally enabled industrial solution. Today, ABB Ability™ – our comprehensive digital offering – brings together more than 200 solutions, helping customers in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure to achieve dramatic improvements in operational performance and productivity.

Building on 40 years of pioneering expertise in embedded, control and applications software, we are partnering with Microsoft to build an integrated digital platform – from device to system to cloud. We are also combining our deep domain expertise with IBM's expertise in AI and machine learning to unlock significant new opportunities.

Now is the time to take our leadership to the next level.

If you are looking for exciting, dynamic challenges with global scale and scope, the GTP for Digital is the program for you. ABB is proud of its seven global research centers and an installed base of more than 70 million connected devices, 70,000 control systems and 6,000 enterprise software solutions.

As you work through your assignments, you will develop your skills and competencies in the following areas, putting them into practice with support from your managers and colleagues.

Professional focus areas

  • Platform enablement
  • Business enablement
  • Operations

Personal development 

  • Innovation and creativity
  • International and virtual teamwork
  • Networking
  • Intercultural sensitivity
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Presentation and communication skills

After successful completion of the program, you will typically be offered a permanent position in one of our business units.

Application and selection process

1. Search and apply online here

2. Participate in a phone or video interview

3. Complete an online English test

4. Join a one day session at ABB's Assessment Center, participating in case study discussions

5. Participate in a final interview with a business leader and GTP program manager

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Meet Guido Jouret, Chief Digital Officer

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