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ABB Careers

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 With Us?


ABB is a pioneering technology leader with a comprehensive offering for digital industries. Our US headquarters in in Cary, North Carolina. We have 24,000 employees and operations in 32 states and Puerto Rico.

What we do:

  • Robotics & Discrete Automation
  • Electrification
  • Motion
  • Industrial Automation

ABB’s market leading Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020.

Visit our website to learn more about a rewarding career with the company ranked #8 on Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World list.

ABB’s LEAD Early Career Rotational Program is designed to create the future technical project, program and people leaders for the company. The program focuses on operations, supply chain management, engineering, research & development, commercial sales, technical sales and business. Each LEAD program is designed to prepare early career professionals to write the future of ABB.

Benefits of LEAD:

  • On-the-job intensive training
  • Commitment to professional development through specifically designed webinars and onsite immersion events
  • Opportunities to network with LEAD peers and top executives
  • One-on-one career coaching and peer mentoring
  • LEAD roles include Operations, SCM, Engineering, R&D, Commercial Sales, Technical Sales, Business
  • Job opportunities are nationwide with relocation provided

Visit the LEAD website to learn more about a rewarding early career with ABB!

ABB embraces a diverse and inclusive environment that connects and inspires us to write our future together.

A few ways we value diversity & inclusion

  • Flexible Work Practices: ABB supports Flexible Work Practices to enable employees to have a greater integration between work and home life.
  • Employee Resource Groups: ABB supports EnCompass, a network of diversity & inclusion employee resource groups at ABB that seeks to promote an environment of acceptance and inclusion for the differences that make us unique.
  • Diversity Organization Partnerships: ABB serves as a corporate sponsor for important diversity organizations including the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE).
  • University Partnerships: ABB practices inclusivity in recruitment efforts by having strategic partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI).

ABB is committed to maintaining high social, environmental, human rights, ethical and governance standards for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Ways we show corporate responsibility

  • Human rights – respect for human rights
  • Community engagement – ABB supported 680 projects and charities worldwide in 2017.
  • Responsible sourcing – a series of policies and programs to strengthen performance and partnerships in supply chain.
  • Sensitive countries – ABB is sensitive to restrictions on trade and business activities. ABB continuously monitors legislative, political social and security developments.
  • Access to electricity – ABB is involved in several off the grid rural electrification projects with the “Access to Electricity” initiative.

Visit our corporate social responsibility website to learn more.

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. 

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    Interviewers were easy-going and friendly. Did not really ask technical questions-- more behavioral. Interviewers put you at ease and it was more like a conversation than an interview.

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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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