Development Engineer Power Electronics

Development Engineer Power Electronics
Are you ready for the next step? We are searching for a specialist who
energetically supports us in the development of power electronics circuits. You
significantly contribute to our success by the dimensioning of electrical
components based on simulations or calculations and by a reliable support for
our supply chain management. If you want to bring in your know-how in the type
testing and functional verification in our power laboratory as well as in the
specification or qualification of sub-contracted components, then it is time to
accept the challenge – join us.
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Turgi, Aargau, Switzerland
Research and Development
Discrete Automation and Motion
- Perform topology studies as well as calculations and
simulations of the converter power parts (all active and
passive components) and systems including interfacing of
components like transformers, motors, MCBs, networks etc.
- Evaluate and design Power Electronic Building Blocks
(PEBBs) as well as suitable converter protection concepts
- Thermal modeling and dynamic thermal simulations of
- Provide specifications for converter transformer, cables,
MCBs and motors
- Implement the insulation coordination and draft electrical
- Specify, select and qualify passive / active components
- Evaluate and co-operate with subcontractors as well as with
the production and sourcing divisions
- Precalculations of manufacturing costs
- Design and implement phase test stands as well as LV- and
Development Engineer Power Electronics
- Perform prototype tests and measurements in the laboratory
as well as full type tests and pilot tests on customer sites
- Develop and maintain technical know-how as well as
compile technical documentations
- Participation in pilot commissioning and advanced
- Consulting for the TSA and ensuring a support regarding
technically demanding product maintenance topics as well as
for 2nd source qualifications
- Successful completed studies in Engineering
- Expertise in IGBT, medium voltage converters, power
electronics and system design
- Well versed in component design and control software
- Profound knowledge in drives, asynchronous machines and
power transformers
- Ideally know-how in electronic design and in control SW
- Ability to perform feasibility studies independently and to
review documentation as well as measurement reports
- Intercultural competence and a pronounced customer
orientation for a reliable support regarding field problems
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
ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Madlaina Brogt
Talent Aquisition Partner
Phone +41 (0)58 589 25 77
ABB ( is a leader in power and automation
technologies that enable utility and industry customers to
improve their performance while lowering environmental
impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100
countries and employs about 145,000 people.
Our ambition.
Your legacy.
Development Engineer Power Electronics