Senior mechanical designer

Robotics develops, manufactures and markets robots and associated control systems, software, arc welding products, tracks and motor packages. We have bases in Västerås, Jönköping and the Gothenburg area in Sweden. Over 90% of our production goes to export and our customers include all major auto manufacturers. The auto industry and its sub suppliers and to an increasing extent general industry, such as the food industry, are automating their production with robots. Welding, machine tending, materials management, grinding, packaging and assembly are the most common applications. Our robots and robotics are sold via local ABB companies and via independent systems integrators and OEM companies – companies we call our Partners.

You will be part of the Mechanical Design team in Västerås and a major task in this role is to design our robots concerning Automatic Assembly. Using robots assembling robots require designs prepared for all the restrictions it implicates by using automated assembly. We believe that the best automation results comes from the best designs.

We are now looking for you who has the unique blend of skills required to effectively design products for automatic assembly. You will work in a cross functional team, also closely with manufacturing and automation engineers to ensure that the end product is cost-effective and that all design and process challenges are addressed in a timely manner.

You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. In your current position, you already work with mechanical design, focusing on design for automatic assembly – an area which we hope that you have extensive experience in. Fluency in English is a requirement, written and spoken alike. Naturally, you are skilled at using the SolidWorks CAD system or similar. As an individual, you are creative and driven, and you have a genuine interest in technology. This position also requires an instinctive willingness and ability to co-operate with others to achieve common goals.  

ABB ( is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 140,000 people.

Additional Information
Recruitment Consultant Marie Lindholm, +4621-81 18 88, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives Unionen: Roger L. Gustavsson, +4621-32 90 97, Sveriges Ingenjörer: Pia Hill, +4621-34 47 51. Welcome to apply by November 19, 2017. Please note that selection is ongoing. The position may be filled before last day of application. Please apply by clicking the link below.

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