Trainee Program for Engineering Graduates

After achieving your master degree, are you ready to move from the theoretical knowledge at university and apply it to make a real difference in a global company?  Do you enjoy working in teams, ambitious to develop, eager to make an impact and contribute to a sustainable world? Do you want the chance to network and explore ABB and your future in it?  Then our Trainee Program for Engineering Graduates could be right for you. Here we are at the forefront of innovations, our employees are full of energy and ideas, with open-mindedness and exciting international diversity. We anxiously await your contributions and fresh perspective. Consider our unique entry opportunity to begin your career with ABB.




Experience the operations of an international company first hand during on-the-job training in three different 10 week assignments over the course of the first seven months and then one 3-6 months assignment abroad during your permanent position.


Profit from the structured program setup where you get a broad industrial knowledge and experience for your future career. Contribute actively to diverse social events and team activities within the company and use the chance to establish a broad network within ABB. Enjoy great cohesion and get “friends for life” in your trainee group. Develop your strengths with the help of regular feedback on your performance, professional training in personal development, professional mentoring by experienced managers and support from the trainee program team.


Explore your interests through challenging and impactful assignments that you get to select and where you are fully integrated into the team. Past assignments include marketing, sales, project management, operations, lean manufacturing, supply chain, service and many more.


ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within highly motivated teams, together with open communication structures. On the basis of a personal, practice-oriented introduction program as a graduate trainee, you will be given the opportunity to acquire the confidence needed to work independently as well as be a constructive member of an inclusive team within your assigned area.


ABB is also able to provide a world of opportunity for personal development during and after completion of the trainee periods, the aim being to assist you in attaining your career goals. 



       -     Master graduate in Engineering with great interest in our technology and a personality that fits                                                  in our organization, such as:

​o   Analytical and target-oriented thinking and acting

o   Inquisitive, open-minded, and communicative team player with excellent ability to collaborate

o   Strong self-initiative and self-awareness

o   Highly adaptable and flexible to different styles, situations, and cultures

o   Innovative and creative mindset


-         You need to finish your Master studies before the start date September 11, 2017. Newly graduated can send in their final diploma after start of the trainee program.


-         Not more than 1.0 years of professional experience within your field of studies by the start date.


-         Excellent knowledge of Swedish and/or English.

​-         Authorization to work in Sweden or EU citizenship.



Additional Information


Application process

Interested in joining our team? If so, we look forward to receiving your full application (motivation letter, CV, grade transcripts and university diploma) via our online careers tool. These documents can be in Swedish or English. This opening is for graduate trainees in Ludvika and in Västerås for start in September 2017. The positions will be open for applications until February 26, 2017, but earlier applications are appreciated and recommended.


HR Direct, +46 21 32 02 00 or, will be happy to answer your questions about the program.

Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Lars-Erik Matson, +46 21 34 23 90, Unionen: Hannah Norén, +46 21 34 23 01.



Thank you for your interest in ABB and our Swedish Trainee Program for Engineering Graduates!


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Publicerad: ti 14 feb 2017. Ändrad: to 16 feb 2017