Technology and Development Director

Basic Info

Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Job type
Research and Development
Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)


  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Sick pay
  • Medical insurance
  • Meal allowance

Take the next step in your career at ABB, working in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy. 

Technology & Development director is responsible of leading top-level performance related and technical issues within the unit. Role description is wide in order to facilitate involvement in various and cross-functional activities as well as customer communication.

Your responsibilities

  • Initiates and manages top level (cross-functional) operation excellence, performance and other related development projects.
  • Supports and oversees quality in everyday operations, such as production, suppliers, inspections, testing and site activities.
  • Provides Predictive Production Cost (PPC) calculation for sales when requested
  • Ensures production slot reservation and confirmation for sales projects
  • Leads and facilitates new product types into production
  • • Performs regular reviews and constant follow up of SCM, production, project execution and QEHS processes and performance indicators (PI). Initiates actions in case PI targets are not achieved.
  • Performs regular production and site safety observation tours with feedback and actions
  • Approves completed product for delivery readiness
  • Trains and coaches local engineering in day-to-day business cases and supports communications to Finland

Your background

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in engineering
  • Excellent communication skills with a continuous improvement and results-oriented approach
  • Fluent in English and ability to well present both internally & externally
  • Good knowledge of Azipod® product is mandatory, preferably on Compact Azipod®

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

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