Manufacturing Engineer - Welding

Date Posted: November 6, 2018
Shelby, 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

ABB is seeking a Manufacturing/Industrial Engineer for their plant located in Shelby, NC. The chosen candidate will work closely with management to achieve sustainable gains in safety, quality, cost, delivery and customer service. Experience and knowledge of welding will be a key competency.


Learn the plant processes as it relates to the Fabrication Department.

Create and maintain accurate work instructions, routings, and BOMs.

Identify, develop, justify, and implement safety and ergonomic improvement projects, quality improvement projects, process automation, and productivity improvements.

Manage all aspects of planning, sourcing, implementation and completion of capital projects.

Coordinate the tooling needs of the fabrication department.

Maintain accurate production part nests using Solid Works and Sigma Nest.

Work as fabrication liaison with design engineering and other ABB facilities.

Review and approve Engineering Change Orders.

Assist Maintenance in troubleshooting equipment.

Implement departmental improvements by using lean tools including Value Stream Mapping, 6S, Kaizen, and Standard Work.

Assist in the maintenance an accurate plant layout in AutoCAD.



Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Master’s Degree in Engineering

*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


Bachelors’ Degree in Mechanical / Industrial/ Manufacturing Engineering

Strong mechanical aptitude and working knowledge cutting, burning, fabrication, welding, machining and assembly of Mechanical Power Transmission products. These processes utilize laser, oxy/fuel, and plasma to cut sheet and tube for the manufacturing department.

Track record of taking ownership of work and displaying strong customer focus.

Self-starter with the ability to establish, prioritize, and organize work tasks.

Strong troubleshooting, analytical, project management and communication skills.

Willingness/desire to learn and utilize lean manufacturing principles.

Computer skills including MS Office, AutoCAD ,SolidWorks or other 3d CAD software.

Working knowledge of SAP and Industrial Robotics (ABB) programming.

Knowledge of Fabrication and Welding process.

Experience with fabrication fixturing and gage design.

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.

Location: Shelby, North Carolina, USA
Contract type: Regular/Permanent
Business unit: Business Unit Motors & Generators
Job function: Design and Engineering

How to Apply

Complete the application on the ABB Website.