R&D Project Manager

Would you describe yourself as a result-focused engineer with solid experience from project management and a great interest in people? If so, this might be your chance to take on a highly visible position with large development projects, great responsibility and international challenges.

Your challenges

As R&D Project Manager, you will work with advanced and highly important products enabling a better world as they facilitate an even more reliable power supply. Apart from managing various development assignments, you will lead larger product development projects with activities within hardware as well as system and application software. Among other things, this will also involve managing areas such as user documentation, production and marketing communication. Our projects are executed according to our stage-gate model, whereas our development activities are made in the light of agile and lean. Moreover, you will also take part in further developing our ways of working.

Your profile

To thrive in this position, you need to be organized and result-focused. This position also puts high demands on your ability to effectively delegate assignments and establish strong collaborations both within and outside your team. It is also important that you are proactive in your communication.

You hold a Master’s degree in Engineering or equivalent, along with at least three years’ proven experience from managing product development projects. Experience from agile development methods, lean product development and stage-gate models is highly valued. If you have worked with product development of software intense embedded systems and products, or operated in a global multi-cultural organization with distributed development, it will be to your advantage. Skills in project and visual planning as well as scheduling tools is also valued. Fluency in English is a must, whereas Swedish and German is qualifying.


Is this the right role for you? Please apply at abb.se/job. Search for job-ID: SE61492547. Last day to apply is 2017/07/30.

For further questions, please contact Recruiting Manager, Henrik Bäckstrand, +4670-560 32 14, or Recruitment Consultant Helena Stefansdottir, +4676-830 97 48.

Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Lennart Molin, +4621-32 41 91 Unionen: Ingrid Nilsson, +4621-32 14 66, Ledarna: Lenny Larsson, +4621-32 85 47. 

Functional area

You will be part of Grid Automation Products in Västerås. Grid Automation Products is responsible for the development, marketing and sale and manufacture of products for protection and control for generation, trunk networks and regional network applications. The unit's product offer consists of IEDs in the Relion® 670/650 series and the COMBIFLEX family. The unit also offers services such as training to ensure customers get the maximum return on their investment in ABB protection and control solutions.

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