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ABB South Africa Engineering & Graduate Trainee Program 2024

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ABB South Africa Engineering & Graduate Trainee Program 2024

Modderfontein, Gauteng, South Africa Full-Time Traineeship

Engineering & Graduate Trainee Program 2023 & 2024

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, disabilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

You will be working as an Engineering & Graduate Trainee based in, Longmeadow, South Africa.ABB South Africa understands that Young Talent is the future, hence we do our best to recruit and develop young talent by providing the best working and learning environment that allows us to write the future together. Working for ABB South Africa as a Trainee you will not only get hands-on experience in one of the leading Engineering, Technology and Innovation companies in the world, you will also get an opportunity to develop your skills beyond what you have learned in class.

Your responsibilities

  • All our Young Talent Programs are based on the 70:20:10 Model of Learning and Development which is Hands-on (70%) Asking questions (20%) Classroom (10%) We also understand that the world of work has changed and will continue to change and to keep with the pace and progress within the organization, you will need more than just Hard Skills (Technical), hence, during your time at ABB South Africa we will equip you with Soft Skills that will enable you to connect, create your identity and promote yourself in any working environment. In addition to formally learning about our products through our online Learning Management System and our face-to face classroom training (10%), you will spend most of your time working with our actual products and systems (70%), and also be exposed to industry experts and leaders who will be available to answer your questions and provide you with career guidance (20%). For the 2023 Intake, we are looking for graduates in the following areas: Graduate in Training:

  • • Corporate Marketing and Communication Function: You will work in a department that does all our corporate branding, communications, and events. • Supply Chain Management or Logistics: You will work in a department that handles our Transport, Trade, and Logistics and Supply Chain Management,

  • • Finance or Accounting: You will work in a department that does our business controlling and Accounts Payables.

  • • Occupational Health & Safety: You will work in a department the does all our health and safety campaigns and ensuring that ABB is a safe working environment. • Information Technology or Information Systems: You will work in the IT department and manage the processes from end to end. Engineer in Training:

  • • Electrical Engineering: You will get exposure to the Testing of Switchgear on all areas; Primary, Secondary, Modular and commissioning, you will also be exposed to working with electrical and mechanical designs for switchgears.

  • • Mechanical Engineering: You will get exposure to basic design, draughting, electrical and mechanical workings of Electrical Motors.

  • • Control and Instrumentation: Exposure includes working with Control Systems, Field Instrumentation and Actuators. And the Design and Commissioning of Distributed Control Systems (DCS).

  • • Industrial Engineering: You will get exposure and learning from our Factory Operations, Time Studies and Process Improvements.

  • • Computer Engineering: Exposure across the business to drive the development and promotion of the 4th Industrial Revolution – ABB Ability.

Your background

  • Engineering Trainee Program Qualification: Degree to National Diploma Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Mechatronics) P1 & P2 Electrical Control and Instrumentation Degree to Diploma Health & Safety & Environmental Management Degree to Diploma in Finance/ Accounting Degree to Diploma in Logistics, Supply Chain Management Degree in Information Technology Degree to Diploma in Business Administration Do take note that as part of the program you might be required to travel to customers for sales, service or commissioning work

About ABB

ABB’s Process Automation business offers a range of solutions for process and hybrid industries, including our industry-specific integrated automation, electrification and digital solutions, control technologies, software and advanced services, as well as measurement & analytics, marine and turbocharging offerings. Process Automation is #2 in the market globally. Based on its deep domain knowledge, experience and expertise in delivering world-class automation products, systems and solutions, a wide area of complimenting digital and collaborative solutions across applications and sectors, the Process Automation business helps customers remain competitive, improving their ROI and running safe and productive operations.

ABB looks forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at ABB website www.abb.com.

Publication ID: ZA83282675_E4

Important: In order to be employed by ABB you will need to fully comply with/fulfill all local ABB employment requirements/processes.

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