Would you like to be at the forefront of delivering pulp and paper Manufacturing Execution System (MES) solutions to global customers?

MES is a key cornerstone of industrial digitalization and our business and investments are rapidly growing in this area. Therefore, we are looking for new professionals to strengthen our team. Working at ABB gives you the opportunity to work at the forefront of industrial digital transformation and contribute to a healthier and more sustainable world.

Make it your story by joining a passionate team, focused on pushing the boundaries of technology to drive performance, shape new business models and find new ways of working that benefit our customers, partners and society.

What kind of projects would you work on?

Through our leading technologies, we help our customers to digitalize their processes and enable maximum performance for mills on the path to real-time visibility, operational intelligence and automation across the value chain.

  • Accelerating digitalization

    ABB supports Sappi Limited with a major digital transformation project across its global manufacturing footprint in Europe, North America, and South Africa.

     “Our MES will provide transparency across the value chain, and includes optimization of material flow within the pulp mills. We are proud to be Sappi’s chosen partner and provide the traceability needed to enable Sappi to produce the right quantity and quality of any product at the lowest cost, for optimized operations", said Steve St. Jarre, Global Business Development Manager at ABB.

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  • Writing the future of Pulp and Paper

    A connected, digital mill will soon be a necessity to stay competitive. With smarter and faster problem resolution, mills can optimize production, reduce costs and stay ahead. ABB offers a comprehensive portfolio built on ABB Ability™ solutions that can help mills create a digitally-enabled environment that is safe, productive and efficient.

    Get to know our vision for the modern mill, where every operational detail is linked, and new levels of profitability can be achieved.

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  • Maximum performance with ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System for pulp and paper

    Evolving market demands and competition require pulp and paper producers to continuously improve the agility and efficiency of their operations for the delivery of products of the right quality at the right time. 

    ABB's pulp and paper MES offers maximum performance for mills on the path to real-time visibility, operational intelligence, and automation across the value chain.

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  • Flexibility for changing operations

    The ability to deliver customized products and flex fast is key in papermaking. ABB Ability™ MES provides tissue manufacturer flexibility needed to optimize changing operations.

    Take a look at the video to see how St. Croix Tissue benefits from ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System for pulp and paper to rapidly streamline operations at their new mill in the U.S.

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  • Driving digital transformation

    The transformation journey can be complex. Each customer has his or her own unique challenges. Our digital applications ensure that the right people have the right information at the right time.

    ABB's pulp & paper software applications rely on advanced libraries and software solutions to reduce process complexity. The standardized and proven applications are the building blocks for digitalization in pulp and paper and ensure that integrated systems reach their full potential and continuously improve profitability.

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  • What is it like to work in a company that embeds sustainability in everything?

    At ABB, we have always taken a sustainable approach to business. Sustainability is a key part of our company purpose and of the value that we create for all of our stakeholders.

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Interested to join us?

We have a lot of exciting possibilities within Pulp and Paper MES, both for those who are in the beginning of their careers and those who have longer experience from the field. Check out the open positions and please apply latest by December 18, 2022 to join our team of professionals.

Senior MES Engineer, Pulp & Paper MES

Would you like to work on the front line of industrial digitalization? As a Senior MES Engineer you play a key role in enabling successful MES project delivery and long-term customer relationship. In this role you will manage teams of engineers and work closely with the Project Manager to ensure project is delivered on time and within budget. 

Product Manager, MES

As a Product Manager, you will be working in MES product development and managing, designing, and promoting MES product tracking applications for pulp & paper. Other responsibilites include e.g. consulting product usage to solve customer requirements together with sales and providing product support during the product lifecycle to implementation and operation support teams.

Software Service Engineer, Pulp & Paper MES

Could this be your next role? As a MES Software Service Engineer you will be supporting ABB MES install base in a global team. Your main responsibilities include e.g. understanding customer questions and requirements, creating solution specifications based on customer requirements and configuring the ABB MES applications according to the specifications.

Project Engineer, Pulp & Paper MES PIMS

If you are service-minded, independent and enjoy working in an international environment, this might be a right position for you. As a Project Engineer you will be interpreting customers' needs and requirements and mapping them to technical solutions. To be successful in this challenging role, project engineer needs strong problem-solving skills and customer-centric approach to engineering.

Senior Project Manager, MES Pulp & Paper

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to be responsible for handling our Pulp & Paper MES projects. Project manager is responsible for day-to-day management of the project: scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality, and resources. This could be the role for you if you have strong project management skills with experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing multiple medium-scale projects from definition through implementation, involving internal personnel and consultants and virtual teams.

Project Engineer, Pulp & Paper MES System Management

Ready to take the next step in your career? This is the role for you, if you enjoy utilizing customer input, needs, and sales information to design, re-design, develop, test, and implement process data management software applications and programs. Project Engineer works in close cooperation with sales, customer service and R&D.

Software Engineer, Pulp & Paper MES

As a MES Software Engineer, you will be analyzing and modifying existing software as well as designing, implementing, and testing customer specific enhancements that meet customer needs. Your responsibilities will be e.g. mapping the customer requirements to technical solutions, creating technical specifications and configuring the application according to the specifications as well as implementing customer specific enhancements. Software Engineer also participates in test planning and execution and supports MES go-live.