Control Lead Engineer - ABB Facts

Are you a skilled control system engineer, either with several years’ experience, or recently started out and hungry to develop your career? If so, ABB’s FACTS unit in Västerås, part of the group’s Power Grids division, currently has two openings offering high visibility in a global organization with challenging projects and great opportunities to develop and influence. These positions offer extensive opportunities to deepen and broaden your knowledge of the FACTS business, and the chance to grow as a leader.


As Control Lead Engineer, you will lead and inspire a project team of control engineers to deliver high quality and cost effective engineering solutions for our customers. The team works with everything from design and implementation to verification and commissioning of control systems to meet customer requirements in delivering FACTS. You will take on overall responsibility for the team’s ability to meet scheduling requirements and agreed budgets. To achieve this, you will need to have extensive contact with other engineering groups, project managers, local ABB offices and customers.


We would welcome applications from experienced professionals, as well as driven younger applicants who are keen to take their careers to the next level. To succeed in this position, you need to be a confident leader who facilitates teamwork and communicates clearly at all levels. In addition to this, you need to be organized, responsive and solution-driven, with a strong focus on delivering results.

You have at least a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering with a specialisation in electrical systems, automatic control, software engineering or equivalent. Technical competence is required, perhaps in control system engineering or related area. You have several years’ experience from similar engineering positions working with deliveries of electrical power plants, converter stations, process control systems, or substation automation. An outgoing personality is a must, as these roles entail extensive customer contact and close co-operation with colleagues and suppliers. ABB is a truly global company and proficiency in English is required.

Additional information

Recruiting manager, Johan Frank, will be happy to answer your questions regarding this position on:+46 (0) 70 642 26 35. Union representatives: Sveriges Ingenjörer: Lennart Molin, +46 (0) 21 32 41 91; Unionen: Ingrid Nilsson, +46 (0) 21 321 466; Ledarna: Lenny Larsson, +46 (0) 21 32 85 47.All other questions should be directed to recruitment consultantMärta Grimaldion: +46 (0) 73 684 41 15.

Please apply for this position at, quoting job ID: SE 65909256 as applicable. Your application should reach us no later than November 18 2018, and include your CV, a cover letter and any relevant qualification certificates. 

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