ABB (ABBN : SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader with a comprehensive offering for digital industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB is today a leader in digital industries with four customer-
focused, globally leading businesses : Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by its common ABB Ability™ digital platform.
ABB’s market leading Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.
As proud winner of the renowned industrial competition Factory of the Year 2018 in the category Excellent Location Safeguarding by Digitalization , ABB Semiconductors develops and manufactures a wide variety of high-
power semiconductors using future oriented technologies with high reliability. Our products are used in the segments of energy transmission and distribution, transportation, e-
mobility, industry and renewable energies. The product portfolio comprises IGBTs, IGCTs, Thyristors, GTOs and Diodes in the power range of 150 up to 12000 A and 200 up to 8500 V at the highest levels of quality.
Having focused on the highest power ranges, we have recently taken the strategic decision to increase our efforts on applications within the electric vehicle and industrial semiconductor industry.
The next step is to establish a profit center in the form of an incubator for the Automotive & Medium Power Industrial segment.
It is in this area that we are looking to secure the services of a genuine expert as a strategically minded Category Manager with a strong background in the automotive sector.
Drawing on your specialist knowledge and vision and focusing heavily on customer related projects new product introduction (NPI), you will improve our abilities for design for cost and -
design, and initiate sourcing processes on a continual basis and develop tailor-made procurement strategies in cooperation with your colleagues in the supply chain organization (SCM).
Your expertise will be of particular value in the field of project management and new product introduction. You will closely drive and monitor developments within the customer projects, and use the global supply market to support our product development efforts.
We will also be relying on your committed contribution with regard to sustainability, risk management, and supply chain management.
Are you ready to take up the challenge? Let's write the future. Together.