ABB Group
Engineering Supervisor
At a glance
Location: US-NC-Mebane Map
Posted: 11/13/2021
Closing: 12/12/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
ABB Group
Job description

Engineering Supervisor

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

The Engineering Supervisor, responsible for leadership of engineers and designers supporting the custom engineering of low voltage switchboards. Daily responsibilities of this position will be to ensure that the engineering activities for low voltage switchgear meet the required safety, integrity, quality, output, on time delivery, and utilization goals and objectives in Electrification Distribution Solutions.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, Switchgear Products, this position will also support and participate in quality and continuous improvement activities within the function.

Your responsibilities

  • Technical contribution – Defines and ensures implementation of operating guidelines for team. Oversees progress within own area of responsibility, identifies and manages technical issues. Ensures that engineering is developed with complete information all multidisciplinary information has been included in the engineering development
  • Customer and sales - Ensures delivery of technical solutions according to customer requirements. Supports development of processes/practices based on customer feedback. Provides engineering support during the bid phase, supports presentation of proposals to customers. Works with business development to target new opportunities
  • Contract management - Supports Contract Manager in issuing claims (new scope of work, cost impact, time impact, risk quantifications, etc.)
  • Planning and control - Ensures that the engineering team is adequately resourced, developed and equipped to meet business needs. Ensures correct assignments of tasks within the engineering team, supports relevant performance metrics. Creates work plans and cost estimates for engineering work
  • Risk and opportunity management - Ensures completion of risk assessments and opportunity assessments (e.g. variation orders and claims) and implementation of resulting actions across projects
  • Supply chain management - Collaborates with the Supply Chain function to ensure that correct suppliers services and equipment are available to support the engineering execution.
  • Technical leadership and development – Supports and shares best practice within the engineering team or with individual engineers or designers
  • Processes and tools - Supports continuous improvement activities. Develops, implements and improves relevant processes, policies and procedures to improve effectiveness across the engineering function
  • People leadership and development - Leads, supervises, and coordinates engineering team
  • Guides, motivates, coaches, and develops employees reporting directly and indirectly, within HR policies

Your background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field with 4 years of relevant experience or Associate’s Degree in Engineering or related field with 8 years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams, mechanical drawings, and knowledge in power systems and protection-related matters.
  • Must be familiar and have practical experience with Eplan, AutoCAD, CREO, Windchill, MS Office, SAP and other applicable software.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be self-motivated with a high level of creativity.
  • Complex problem-solving skills required.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills required.
  • Experience in dealing with the cultural diversity of a global business environment.
  • MBA or Advanced Degree in Leadership, or Business Administration preferred with 5+ years of experience in team leadership or management.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.


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

More about us

ABB's Distribution Solutions Division provides utility, industrial and commercial customers with safe, smart and sustainable technologies for the distribution of electricity. With ABB AbilityTM enabled digital solutions at its core, our extensive portfolio includes distribution automation products, switching, limiting, measuring and sensing devices, switchgear, modular substation packages, and related services.

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

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Engineering Supervisor