R&D Engineer - Robotics in Mining
Umeå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Development engineer, machine
Work model On location
Are you the one?

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.

ABB Process Industries offers an international and dynamic working environment where our business delivers advanced technology in large projects across the world in a customer-oriented and highly globalized industry.

As an R&D Engineer, you get the opportunity to work with technologies and real-life applications that make a substantial impact to an important global industry. You will develop software and create new technologies that are crucial for the mine of the future, with your main focus on perception and control of autonomous robotic systems.

Your responsibilities

  • You prototype, develop, test, and deploy robotic systems for unstructured and dynamic environments.
  • You contribute to the core software stack and strive for high-quality implementations.
  • You foster and promote a culture of knowledge sharing, where experiences and best practices are exchanged to enhance the collective competence of our team.
  • You bring innovative ideas and develop these within the team, constantly aiming to improve the competitive advantage of our mining solutions.
  • You test and commission R&D prototypes and technology demonstrations on mine sites, meaning that national and international travel may at times be required.
  • You understand the interplay between hardware and software, and are not afraid to pick-up the screwdriver when needed.

Your background

  • A MSc or PhD in the subject of robotics, mechatronics, computer science or similar.
  • More than 2 years of professional experience in designing and developing robotic systems, with emphasis on perception or control of industrial robots.
  • Experience in C++ , Python, Linux, ROS, and software engineering practices.
  • Experience in path- or trajectory planning is an advantage.
  • Experience with sensor systems such as LiDARs or cameras is an advantage.
  • To work efficiently and collaborate in a global organization proficiency in Swedish and English is a must.

More about us

Recruiting Manager Max Åstrand, +46 704 42 47 04, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives - Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers: Mikael Blomqvist, +46 768 06 00 11; Leaders: Leif Öhrberg, +46 724 64 40 16; Unionen: Joakim Broström, +46 706 70 94 31. All other questions can be directed to Talent Partner Sara Vestin, +46 724 64 46 88. We kindly decline direct contact with staffing and recruitment agencies as well as sellers of additional job advertisements.

Please apply latest by the 28th of May, 2024.

Please note that to be eligible for employment at ABB Sweden, you will need to pass our pre-employment screening steps. This includes a reference check, a drug test, and could also include an extended background check.

We look forward to receiving your application (PDF documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.

ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. The Process Automation (PA) business area (>$6B revenue in 2021, 22,000 employees), automates, electrifies and digitalizes some of the most complex industrial infrastructures on this planet. Through its five divisions, it serves customers in the energy, process and hybrid industries – from hydrocarbons, chemicals, water, mining, minerals, pulp & paper to marine and ports, and many more. PA stands at the heart of some of the most important shifts in society, helping the energy-intense industries to safer, smarter and more sustainable operations to enable a prosperous, low-carbon society. For more information on PA, refer to https://global.abb/group/en/investors/strategy-events/pa-capital-markets-day-2022

Application due date 2024-05-28
About the employer
ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated.