ABB – Senior Motor Control Engineer – Drive Products

Your role in this position is to plan, conduct or coordinate a range of complex engineering activities encompassing one or more engineering disciplines in Motion Drive Products in New Berlin, Wisconsin. In this role, you will be conducting or coordinating complex analyses and develop recommendations based on sound engineering practices and business considerations. Serve as consultant to management and customers regarding advanced technical studies, their potential application and the resolution of complex problems. Proactively develop and implement measures to improve operations and customer satisfaction.

This position reports to

Team Leader, Software Development

Your responsibilities

  • Plan, conduct, coordinate and make recommendations regarding varied analytical studies, such as evaluation of advanced engineering concepts, procedures and processes
  • Analyze engineering and financial requirements of proposed programs, develop proposals and coordinate associated activities up to and including product delivery, installation and customer support
  • Serve as technical consultant, advisor and spokesperson for the organization on highly significant matters and exert considerable influence regarding focus and direction of engineering activities. Design and develop complex models or simulations of systems and conduct independent studies and research encompassing sophisticated analytical techniques and novel and unconventional approaches
  • Maintain awareness of state-of-the-art technology and market trends affecting Company products and services and recommend responsive actions
  • Complexity of Tasks: Requires in-depth knowledge of a specific engineering discipline plus broad knowledge of multiple engineering fields to influence direction of engineering efforts, coordinate engineering projects, adapt to changing technology, present proposals, and conceive and foster introduction of new concepts and approaches. Technical recommendations and decisions may have significant impact on the effectiveness and integrity of engineering efforts and affect future business and customer relations
  • Require ability to negotiate and influence decisions of company managers and customers


Your background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering or related field with 8 years of experience OR Master’s Degree in engineering or related field with 6 years of experience OR PhD in engineering or related field and 4 years of experience required
  • Travel up to 5% required
  • Expertise in design and implementation of control algorithms suitable for power conversion circuits, active converters or motor control, and in design and implementation of modern control theory principles (observers, estimators, filtering techniques etc.) highly preferred
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and assembly language for microprocessors and DSPs. Proficiency in using SW (Software) debugging tools like emulators. Proficiency and experience in design of SW architecture, user interfaces, and documentation for embedded controllers highly preferred
  • Proficiency in software build tools, version control and scripting languages. Knowledge of electronic devices like microprocessors, DSPs, FPGAs, memory devices, OPAMPs, A/D and D/A converters highly preferred
  • Knowledge of power circuit topologies and equipment using active power devices (IGBTs, diodes and SCRs) and passive components (Inductors, transformers, capacitors etc.) highly preferred
  • Understanding of utility interaction of power conversion equipment regarding power factor correction, harmonic mitigation etc. highly preferred
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US



  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program


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