Test Engineer in Mechanic and Thermal Environment Laboratory (80-100%)

Test Engineer in Mechanic and Thermal Environment Laboratory (80-100%)

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At our mechanic and thermal environment laboratory in Zurich-Oerlikon, Switzerland, the high-voltage equipment is tested on its mechanical and climate functionality. As a Test Engineer, you will direct the assigned experiments of the mechanic and thermal environment laboratory and assume responsibility for the assigned assemblers, apprentices and testing facilities. You will ensure that experiments are performed efficiently and correctly. Additionally, you will ensure that they are documented and reported and that testing and measuring equipment is operated efficiently.


- Responsible for the testing process from consulting to invoicing
- Test the operational reliability of prototypes as well as execution of type tests according to standards
- Direct assigned tests in accordance with the team leader of the testing laboratory
- Instruct assigned assemblers and apprentices and support them when needed
- Be responsible for rapid, efficient, and correct reporting in the form of test reports and type test protocols
- Monitor and implement safety regulations during experiments and other activities in the test facility
- Ensure that quality standards and deadlines are met
- Further develop the test methods and facilities and ensure maintenance and service in the high-voltage laboratory


- Bachelor's or Master's degree (or similar) in Electrical/Power Technology or comparable qualifications
- Initial work experience relating to high-voltage engineering preferable
- German at native-speaker level and fluent English
- Assertive team player with precise working method

Additional information

ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented introduction program, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently as well as be a constructive member of an inclusive team within your assigned area. ABB is also able to provide a wealth of opportunity for personal development once you have completed your introduction period, the aim being to assist you in attaining your career goals. Personalized development programs with targeted training measures will help you to enhance your skills on a continuous basis.

Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, references) only via our online careers tool. A better world begins with you at www.abb.com/careers

ABB Switzerland Ltd
Andreas Séchy
Talent Partner
Telefon +41 58 585 39 15


Zürich, Oerlikon, Zurich, Switzerland
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Business Unit High Voltage Products
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in electrification products, robotics and motion, industrial automation and power grids, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing more than a 125-year history of innovation, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization and driving the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 132,000 employees www.abb.com The laboratories of ABB High Voltage Products carry out development and type tests of switchgears and generator circuit breakers and other high voltage components. These tests comprise mechanics, thermal environment, heating, high voltage, and high power.

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