[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] ABB Is Hiring a Senior Machine Elements R&D Scientist

Tim Weidner tim.a.weidner at us.abb.com
Fri May 2 07:19:51 PDT 2014


ABB Corporate Research is developing the foundations for the next and future
generations of ABB products. The US leg of ABB Corporate Research (USCRC)
shares worldwide research and development responsibility for several
important technology areas, including but not limited to, machine elements,
especially in robotics and mechatronics contexts. ABB is looking to hire a
Senior Machine Element Research Scientist in our Windsor, CT facility. 

*Tasks *

This is a PhD level R&D position developing and testing hardware such as new
types of gears, gearboxes and other power transmission devices, new bearing
designs, and other mechanical components for next-generation ABB products.
In this capacity you will work with mechatronics specialists who have a wide
range of experiences and competencies, including but not limited to
manufacturing and service robots, mechanics, user-interface design, etc.
Your duties and tasks: 

  •Develop and implement advanced technologies for ABB products
  •Maintain knowledge of the current state-of-the-art in the area of machine
elements
  •Stay informed on emerging technologies in the area of machine elements
  •Support the business in the area of hardware components, generate
intellectual property and write 
   scientific publications

Desired Skills and Experience

*Basic Qualifications: *

PhD degree in mechanical engineering or related areas. 
5 plus years industry experience. 

*Preferred Qualifications: *

•Strong background in kinematics and dynamics 
•Advanced mathematical background (3D geometry, linear algebra,
optimization) 
•Proficiency with CAD and FEA software 
•Experience with building prototypes 
•Materials research a plus 
•Experience with robotics a plus 

*** Please Apply Online at:  
http://new.abb.com/careers/job-advertisement/details/54844697
<http://new.abb.com/careers/job-advertisement/details/54844697>  

** If you or someone you know is interested, please Apply Online and e-mail
Tim Weidner for more information at: tim.a.weidner at us.abb.com  ** *

ABB is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging
diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran or
military status.
Disabled veterans and qualified individuals with a disabilitymay request a
reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use
or access ABB’s career site as a result of your disability. 
You may request reasonable accommodations by calling the ABB HR
Representative at 888-694-7762. 
Thanks for your interest in ABB! 

ABB is a global leader in Power and Automation technologies, providing a
broad range of products and solutions to improve performance and reduce
environmental impact for its customers. The ABB group was formed in 1988
through a merger between Asea AB and BBC Brown Boveri AG. Their shares are
now listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange, Stockholm Stock Exchange and the New
York Stock Exchange. The consolidated financial statements are made in
accordance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S.
GAAP). The company creates revenues globally in 100 countries with around
145,000 employees, with the corporate headquarters located in Zurich




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