Electrical Engineer - Motors

Date Posted: November 6, 2018
Kings Mountain, NC
Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full-Time


Company Description

ABB is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

Job Description

Provide support to the Large Motor business at the Kings Mountain facilities relative to design, order specification and operations assistance.


Electrical design of electric motors for industrial applications per customer and industry specifications.

Support Marketing and Sales with technical quotations, problem solving, proposal generation, and performance data.

Insure product designs are cost effective and meet required performance objectives through specification review and the practical application of engineering principles, design procedures, and industry standards.

Support of manufacturing processes as required.

Become familiar with Lean design and Manufacturing principles

Interface with Marketing, Sales, and Customers for training, application assistance, and product specification discussions.



Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering AND 4 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering AND 2 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

*A Master’s Degree in required field = Credit given for 2 years of work experience.
*A PhD/Doctorate in required field = Credit given for 3 years of work experience


Customer order engineering experience.

Experience with electric motors, transformers, or electrical power distribution

Experience with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or other modeling tools.

Strong team skills and the ability to work independently to achieve goals.

Strong communication skills to work with Sales, Marketing, Customers, and Manufacturing.

Experience with SAP, Word, and Excel.

Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may 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 an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to [email protected] Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

How to Apply

Complete the application on the ABB Website.