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In this position you will lead and represent Electrification Smart Power's (ELSP) R&D Competence Center in Västerås, Sweden.
Reporting to the R&D Manager for Hub Central Europe, you will manage a team of almost 50 employees focusing their efforts on the development of softstarters and contactors.
Serve as key technical entry point and high-level discussion partner for global R&D management regarding technologies addressed by the local R&D organization.
Implement product roadmaps and growth strategies within the assigned area for the purpose of evolving research and
development in support of business objectives.
Build and maintain a culture of innovation in the competence center. Actively safeguard technical expertise and develop R&D competencies within the unit.
Plan and ensure an optimal project portfolio for the team. Support team and department leads to plan capacity, people and laboratory resources for R&D projects. Ensure efficient, timely and quality project execution within the unit.
Drive knowledge sharing and improvement of processes, through collaboration with other R&D units.
Represent the R&D function in the local management team.
Oversee local R&D budget allocation in accordance with the development roadmap, and following global and local ABB policies (CHTET).
Guide, motivate and develop direct and indirect employees, working with HR to foster talent and motivating team members to maintain a strong culture of excellence.
Advanced university degree in engineering, physics or related field, and knowledge of some of the key technologies/products addressed in the unit.
Eight to ten years of working experience, with demonstrated track record working as a manager.
Experience with technology/product development processes, intellectual property and/or innovation in an industrial environment.
Excellent command of English, written and spoken.
Effective communicator with a genuine interest to work across organisational boundaries.
More about us
ABB Smart Power is a global technology leader, with products and solutions that make power supplies smart, connected and protected. Its intelligent products and solutions make power more competitive by improving the energy efficiency, productivity and reliability of almost any operation.
Recruiting Manager Charles Doiron, +4158 586 81 43, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Senad Huijc, +4621 32 03 02; Unionen: Johan Lundström, +4621 32 03 64; Ledarna: Lenny Larsson, +4621 32 85 47. All other questions can be directed to Talent Partner Anna Nordlund, +46 761 42 01 39.
We look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.