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ABB Overview

Zürich (Switzerland)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (ABB)
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
ABB is a global technology leader in industrial digitalization, committed to solving some of the biggest challenges of our time.

From improving people’s access to reliable, sustainable energy, to helping cities, industries and transportation ... Read more

Mission: Let's write the future. Together.

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ABB – Why Work For Us?

For over 130 years, ABB has been focused on the future – finding new ways to bring energy to the world, improve productivity and do both, even better, by taking industrial digitalization to the next level. Our talented teams bring innovative, technology-driven solutions to customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure.


A few facts about the scope and scale of ABB:


  • >100 countries
  • 147,000 employees
  • $34.3 billion in revenue (2017)
  • $1.4 billion invested in R&D (2017)
  • 7 corporate research centers
  • 4 divisions: Electrification Products | Robotics and Motion | Industrial Automation | Power Grids

 Find out more about our most recent announcements and activities, and where we stand on meeting our ambitious sustainability goals.

At ABB, you will be working at the heart of some of the world’s most vital technological and environmental challenges. Our commitment to learning, development and global diversity and mobility reflects that.


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ABB’s global leadership is rooted in a culture that rewards innovation and the steady flow of new, and often different, ideas. Active in over 100 different countries – with 50 nationalities represented at our headquarters alone – we know the importance of a fresh perspective. This is why we are working to create an even more diverse, inclusive organization for all of the people who have made ABB what it is today.


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ABB has taken its expertise and leadership in e-mobility into electric motorsport. In January 2018, the world leader in electric-vehicle fast charging became the title sponsor of the world’s first fully electric international FIA motorsport series. The ABB FIA Formula E Championship gives ABB a competitive platform to test new technologies around e-mobility – and the opportunity to prove just how electrifying a sustainable future can be.

ABB Ability™ our unified, cross-industry digital offering which enables our customers to benefit from the Energy and Fourth Industrial Revolutions. ABB Ability brings together all of our global expertise and technology leadership to help customers connect to the Industrial Internet to make their operations safer and more efficient. 





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    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at ABB (Senatobia, MS) in February 2016.


    Interviews are done by a panel of the plant managers. The team values the group opinions. Questions consisted of standard and unique content as they want to know you as a person as well.

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ABB Awards & Accolades

  • #8 - 30 Companies Changing the World, Fortune Magazine, 2018
  • Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2016
  • Top 50 employers in the U.S. for woman engineers, Women Engineer Magazine, 2013
  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2015
  • #1 Most attractive employer among engineering students in Switzerland, Universum Global, 2018
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