Manufacturing Engineer - Powdered Metal

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Basic Info

Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Job type
Design and Engineering
Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

Plan, direct, and support powder metal processes and personnel. Research and resolve production problems, establish and implement standard requirements for equipment, tooling, and methods. Determine best utilization of equipment, material, and personnel.

Your responsibilities

Thorough understanding of powder metallurgy principles

Knowledge of quality control and standard test methods for P/M

Working knowledge of mechanical compacting presses, sintering furnaces, and related equipment

Understanding of tool design for multi-platen presses and maintenance of press tooling

Ability to identify appropriate P/M opportunities and adapt existing part designs

Knowledge of P/M secondary operations

Provide engineering support to business/production unit

Develops, evaluates, designs and improves manufacturing methods, materials and tooling

Estimate production times and related costs to provide information for management decisions

Advise management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, and other considerations to facilitate production processes

Apply statistical methods to evaluate and improve process capability and estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential

Your background


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Master’s Degree in Engineering

*A Master’s Degree in required field = Credit given for 2 years of work experience.

*A PhD/Doctorate in required field = Credit given for 3 years of work experience


Bachelors’ Degree in Mechanical / Industrial/ Manufacturing Engineering

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry

Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Knowledge of Auto-Cad, Pro-E, or Solid-Works design software, Word Processing, Spreadsheet and Project Management software

Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US

More about us

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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