Production/Engineering Technician

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Basic Info

Danbury, Connecticut, USA
Job type
Production and Manufacturing
Manufacturing/Production Workers

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.

Mission Statement: Under supervision, perform a variety of semi-technical assignments such as, assembly, operation and shop maintenance, laboratory equipment, instrumentation and controls, shipping and receiving. Coordinate work with other ABB employees to ensure customer commitments.

Your responsibilities

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Shop Duties

Perform semi-technical work on development and production projects, integrating requirements with own understanding of the complete project. Construct component models, as requested.

Conduct tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modification of equipment and products, and record data. May perform basic analyses to check reasonableness, prepare test reports and maintain records.

Troubleshoot equipment and apply own knowledge and experience towards the solution of any problems, such as types of repairs or modifications required.

May work nonstandard schedules and/or at off-site locations with exposure to varying environmental conditions.

Shipping Duties

Under general supervision, prepare domestic and international shipments of materials, parts, finished goods and related items. Check items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination and routings are correct.

Some projects/orders will need custom crate construction.

Shipping duties will include the use of a forklift for loading and unloading tractor trailers.

All duties will be performed following ABB’s safety procedures and using the proper PPE.

Your background

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED and 5 years' combination experience in shipping and/or production
Associates' degree and 3 years' combination experience in shipping and/or production
Bachelors' degree and 1 year combination experience in shipping and/or production

Preferred Qualifications:

2 + years of electrical/mechanical experience

Good understanding of electrical schematics and ability to read mechanical drawings.

Light to medium proficiency in 2D & 3D CAD

Ability to use shop tools, such as screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, drill press, soldering iron, hydraulic press, cleaning solvents forklift and overhead crane operation.

Ability to do prototype electrical wiring with good soldering capabilities.

Computer proficiency and knowledge of PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

Good verbal and writing ability is necessary for internal communication.

Good organizational skills with multi-tasking ability.

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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