IS Applications Specialist


IS Applications Specialist 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.

In this role you will be responsible for applying IT knowledge and expertise to help solving complex technical or professional activities in the Motion Business Area in Athens, Georgia. Defining, developing and implementing new business applications to ensure the business operates more effectively and efficiently. Providing a comprehensive perspective of the business impact of applying state of the art tools and technologies (Industry 4.0, IoT/IIoT, AI, Smart-Connected-Operations, 3D Customer Experience, Big Data, Cloud, Additive Manufacturing, Digital Twin, AR/VR, etc.) intended to streamline current processes and energize the transformation process.

This position reports to

Continuous Improvement Manager - Athens

Your responsibilities
  • In this position you will develop both short and long-term business applications (data, analytics, and technology) that are aligned with our strategic goals.
  • Work with IS on the delivery of new transformational programming/configuration demands (not day-to-day maintenance requests).
  • Responsible for demand management of all business applications developed in end-user tools (Microsoft PowerBI, PTC ThingWorx-JAVA Script, etc.).
  • Responsible for coordinating/onboarding third party tools (PTC (Positive Temperature Coefficient) ThingWorx, FlexSim, PowerBI, etc.) support installation, management, maintenance, and optimization of new/assigned business applications.
  • Collaborate with supply chain to manage relationships with third party software vendors, focusing on performance against the agreed SLAs (service level agreements) and KPIs (key performance indicators).
  • Individual contributor using in-depth knowledge in a specific area to execute complex or specialized projects/challenges, often thinking independently to challenge traditional solutions.
  • Establish standards and coach/mentor other professionals.
  • Your background
  • Bachelor's Degree with minimum 0-2 years of experience OR Associate's Degree with minimum 2 years of experience.
  • Exceptional analytical, communication and leadership skills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Programming experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint).
  • Preferred Experience includes: Various reporting tools (Microsoft PowerBI, SAP BI, etc.) - Know how of interface technologies (ALE, BizTalk, RFC, etc.) - Big data and how it works to solve business problems - JavaScript.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.
  • Benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program
  • More about us

    ABB's NEMA Motors Division markets, designs and manufactures the market- leading Baldor-Reliance® brand of industrial motors. As the #1 global manufacturer of NEMA motors, our quality products are designed to reliably and efficiently meet the challenges our customers face. Our business is investing in technology, tools, people and processes to ensure our general purpose and application-specific solutions perform as expected, every time. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https: // www. https: // www. transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Onsite

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    IS Applications Specialist




    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    September 13, 2023

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    About the employer


    ABB is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

    By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 110,000 talented employees in over 100 countries.


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