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R&D/Technology Manager of Drives Service

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 7.5.2018

We not only have ambitious goals but also a clear agreement on how to achieve them: For us, the means are as important as the ends. Whatever your role at ABB, you can be sure you are helping to create a better world. From building sustainable power plants in remote corners of the world, or improving safety for workers in automotive factories, to developing new technologies to combat pollution, the work we do touches the lives of millions.

We are looking for a global role as R&D/Technology Manager of Drives Service, located at ABB Oy, Drives in Helsinki. In this position, you will have a comprehensive range of responsibilities, from scientific proficiency and leadership to finance. You will also promote innovativeness by developing working culture and the capabilities of employees to ensure they have the ability to challenge the status quo in technical issues, projects and/or processes. 

Your responsibilities

  • Supporting the development of design guidelines, technical drawings and documentation 
  • Creating technology roadmaps for the assigned domain  
  • Planning and ensuring the optimal project portfolio for the team
  • Planning capacity, people and resources for R&D projects
  • Providing technical support to resolve technical and quality problems
  • Actively contributing to technical bodies both inside and outside the company
  • Ensuring action is taken to manage risks  
  • Preparing annual and multi-year budgets

Our offering

  • This position provides a  good and wide view of the global power electronics and industrial service markets
  • The opportunity to work for the market leader in industrial drives and drives services, creating the future of the whole business segment
  • As a truly global business, ABB drives can provide opportunities around the world
  • A challenging position in an international working environment


  • M.Sc./MBA or equivalent
  • Extensive management level experience
  • Several years’ experience in global operations /functions
  • Experience in leading major R&D projects and/or organizations
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt experience and a broad knowledge of the theories, tools and practices of the business environment
  • Fluent written and spoken English matched with excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and systematic problem solving skills
  • High level of personal integrity
  • International travel required, approximately 50 days a year

Ideally, you have

  • Experience in the industrial service business
  • Experience in drives or similar technologies

Interested in joining the crew? Apply for the position with the job ID FI65162031 by May 31, 2018 at www.abb.fi/uralle.

If you have questions, contact Ari Lässämäki, tel. +358 50 33 26834 or Pasi Karhinen tel. + 358 50 33 21046.