Certification Specialist - Mechanical & electrical tests

ABB Canada Inc
Montréal, Quebec
Locations: Montréal, Saint-Jean

Last Day to Apply: January 24, 2024
Employment Type: Engineering

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+, abilities, 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.

ABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas&Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day – orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used.

As a Test Engineer, you play an essential role in ensuring the compliance and safety of our products! You contribute to ABB's product development and marketing strategies by managing the test activities of our certification laboratories. You participate in the activities of evolution of the standards of our products.

Your responsibilities

  • Plan, coordinate, and perform certification tests according to applicable standards and using predefined methods.
  • Conduct compliance verification tests.
  • Write test reports including analysis of data and results.
  • Manage laboratory activities to maintain the qualifications obtained from external agencies (ISO17025, instrument calibration, etc.).
  • In collaboration with product engineers, participate in the creation and updating of product certification files.
  • Participate in the support of inspections by certification agencies. Provide project status reports to cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Keep your knowledge of applicable standards up to date.

Your background

  • Degree in a technical discipline, mechanical specialization or other relevant field.
  • Experience in the use of various measuring equipment used in a laboratory environment (tests).
  • Ability to communicate and build professional relationships with internal and external clients (English and French).
  • Ability to plan and supervise multiple test projects with all related activities involved and ability to act as a technical resource.
  • Allow approximately 10% for business travel.
  • Asset: Experience working with certification bodies (UL, CSA, etc.)
  • Asset: Knowledge of electrical product safety standards (UL and CSA).

More about us 

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.

For the 8th year in a row, ABB Canada has been recognized as one of Canada’s top employers by Forbes Magazine. Also named as Canada's Top 100 Employers, Montreal's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People, Canada’s Greenest Employers and in 2021 Best Candidate Experience Award (CandE Award), ABB's culture and commitment are to provide a caring workplace where everyone collaborates, feels valued, respected, included and supported. Also committed to ensuring that all policies and practices respect the Employment Equity Program, we aim for our workforce to be truly representative of the four designated groups; women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to the applicant with disabilities and encourage applicants to self-identify in the application process.

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