Technical Expert for Electrical Steel

Technical Expert for Electrical Steel

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Are you a materials engineer with experience in steel technology? If yes, we have a great opportunity for you. Our Business Unit (BU) Transformers, a world leader in the development and manufacturing of all ranges of power as well as distribution transformers and related components, is looking for a Technical Expert for Electrical Steel (e-steel) for transformer cores. In this exciting role, you will provide technical expertise on e-steel development and testing for our global Transformers business, contributing to R&D projects, collaborations with our steel suppliers, and core manufacturing operations. The possible job locations are Bad Honnef (Germany), Monselice (Italy), Lodz (Poland), and Raleigh, NC (US). Switzerland is not a viable job location.


Provide expertise on main technical and manufacturing challenges in e-steel development, testing and quality control

- Propose innovative ideas for future projects, in cooperation with ABB’s broader R&D organization

- Contribute to the definition of a roadmap for e-steel as well as R&D collaborations with e-steel manufacturers

- Provide technical support to our worldwide transformer factories regarding technical and quality matters with e-steel; support suppliers’ audits together with the BU Quality function

- Prepare and/or supervise all the technical documents and internal production/quality standards related to e-steel, and unify them within the full transformers range.

- Represent ABB in relevant international technical committees for this topic and act as technical authority on e-steel within our global Transformer business

- Ensure that internal developments are properly protected from an Intellectual property standpoint.


- Advanced degree in materials engineering, ideally metallurgy

- 3+ years’ experience working in the engineering or R&D department of an e-steel or transformer core manufacturer

- Structured approach to problem solving paired with a highly proactive and result-driven attitude

- Strong communication, presentation and networking skills

- Fluency in English, both written and spoken

- Availability to travel internationally as required

Additional information

Interested in joining our team in this role? If so, we look forward to receiving your application via our online careers tool (please note that applications via email or LinkedIn cannot be considered).

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Monselice, Padova, Italy
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Business Unit Transformers
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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

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