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Life at ABB
The first chapter of an exciting story

ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated. Building on over 140 years of excellence, ABB’s more than 105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation. For more information, visit www.abb.com

Why write your story with us?

Work with a purpose
Work with purpose
Whatever your role at ABB, you can be sure you are helping to create a better world. Through our leading technologies and responsible business practices, we help to address the world’s energy challenges, transform industries, and embed sustainability in everything we do, contributing to better lives for people across the globe.
Be global
We have brought together more than 105,000 people who collaborate in over 100 countries. We value diversity and believe that looking at challenges from many different perspectives is fundamental to our business success.
Challenge yourself
ABB contributes to the transformation of society and industry with its electrification, automation, robotics and motion solutions. By joining us, you will have the opportunity  to make a difference, expand your horizons and grow in your professional career. Are you ready to take on the challenge?
Be a technology pioneer
We never stop innovating through our research and continuous improvement approach. To do that we need people who have a true passion for technology and are at the forefront of their professions. 
Take the lead, work together
We encourage leadership at all levels, empowering our employees to take the initiative, bring in ideas and own their careers. We not only expect our employees to take on responsibility proactively, but also to pool their talents to create something greater than anyone could do alone. Ultimately, we achieve more by taking the lead and working together.

Are our values part of your story?

Our values are the cornerstone of our culture. They shape everything we do, guide our behavior and interactions with our colleagues, customers, partners and society as a whole, and help us realize our purpose. By living our four ABB values, we lead by example in how we do business and behave.

About us

Our purpose
ABB's purpose is to enable a more sustainable and resource-efficient future with our technology leadership in electrification and automation. Our purpose is why we are in business. It expresses both what we stand for as a company and what we aspire to be in the future. Make our purpose part of your story.
Sustainability at ABB
As a technology leader, we have always taken a sustainable approach to business. We focus on those areas where we can make the biggest impact: reducing carbon emissions, preserving resources and promoting social progress.
Make it part of your story.
ABB Ability™
Our technology is key to our story. Through our ABB Ability™ digital offering, we combine online connectivity with our domain expertise to maximize resource efficiency and contribute to a sustainable future.
Discover the ABB locations
Discover our ABB locations worldwide and learn more about who we are and how we contribute with our solutions to a more sustainable future

Career development

At ABB we aspire to be more than we are today. That’s why our People Strategy emphasizes lifelong learning and personal growth. We are committed to investing in and supporting our employees, providing them with opportunities to learn, connect and grow. By offering opportunities that align with the goals and aspirations of our employees, we believe we will succeed and achieve more together.


Feed your curiosity and unlock your potential with our comprehensive range of learning and development resources. Whether you prefer virtual, face-to-face, or self-study, we offer a wide range of professional and technical courses, trainings and leadership programs.


We learn and grow through meaningful connections: Collaboration fuels lasting learning and growth, while feedback propels your progress. Tap into colleague networks, employee resource groups and mentor programs to expand your horizons.


Take charge of your career and grow with us. We encourage you to set growth objectives, explore diverse roles and pathways, engage in projects or initiatives, and embrace opportunities that challenge you. Our managers are here to guide and support you through valuable development conversations, while our career tools and resources are designed to energize your growth. 
At ABB, your success is our priority. Join us to Learn, Connect and Grow together.

Benefits and Rewards

At ABB, we value our employees and recognize that employees are key to our business success. We provide a reward package that is performance oriented and market competitive. Below you will find selected examples of the benefits we offer to our employees. Please note that some elements of our reward packages vary locally and by role due to the local legal and competitive environment.

Pension & Insurance solutions

  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Accident insurance
  • Employee Share Acquisition Plan

Healthcare & Wellbeing

  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program
  • Paid and unpaid leave opportunitites
  • Gym membership

Family support

  • Global parental leave program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Childcare
  • Schooling allowance

Mobility solutions

  • Company mobile phone
  • Management fleet & company car
  • Transportation allowance
  • Housing allowance

On premise services

  • Canteen
  • Meal allowance
  • Internal networking opportunities

Diversity and Inclusion

At ABB, we are committed to solving some of the biggest global challenges of our time. This is only possible through our exceptional people who work every day, towards this endeavor. A culture of diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity is critical to our business success and makes us stronger. At ABB we strive for a culture where individual differences are not only welcomed but celebrated.

Diverse teams are the core of our story. Check out some of our colleagues’ stories and take a look behind the scenes.

Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
Employee resource groups are voluntary, employee-led groups whose mission at ABB is to champion diversity initiatives and embrace the differences that make us unique to foster an environment of inclusion equity and belonging at ABB.

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