R&D Material Engineer


Job description

Rocktec is a division within Atlas Copco Mining and Rock excavation business area. The division designs, develops and manufactures rock drills, rotation units and automation solutions in the form of rig control systems. Rocktec also includes an internal consulting organization -Specialist Engineering Services- whose mission is to support other divisions with product development, engineering, laboratory test services, and patent protection.

Materials Competence Center is one of the specialist functions within the internal consulting organization. Our rock excavation equipment operates during very severe conditions, above as well under ground, all around the globe. They must operate in an equally excellent way in extreme cold as in tropical heat, soaked with highly corrosive mine water, and covered with stone dust. In addition, the equipment is exposed to complex load conditions, impact loads, etc. during operation, which naturally put high demands on the materials. Materials Competence Center laboratory has advanced instruments at disposal on-site for surface and morphology characterization, chemical analysis, evaluation of mechanical properties, failure analysis, etc. Through collaboration with external resources we have access all necessary tools to handle all kinds of material related issues.

We are looking to recruit an experienced and talented material Engineer who are practical and have an engineering or mechanical background to work on a permanent basis in Atlas Copco in Örebro. The role will involve mechanical test, material analysis followed by sample preparation completion for detailed investigation.


The mission as a material Engineer is to support our organizations with top knowledge of materials through involvement in R&D projects and delivering technical reports, recommendations, and solutions to material issues. Your typical tasks are failure analysis and solutions to material issues work. The tasks are both practical and theoretical. Our clients are typically from the design, production, purchasing, and quality organizations.

Experience/Educational requirements

You hold a PhD or Master of Science degree or equivalent focused on materials. Well-proven experience of material investigations, preferably from the industry, is a strong advantage.

Atlas Copco Culture and Values

Our three core values of interaction, commitment, and innovation formed our past, created our present, and will guide our future. Combine them with what we offer employees - innovation, global reach, caring culture, individual responsibility, development opportunities, internal career possibilities - and you get an idea of what it is like to work here.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Vice President Supply Chain MRS Mats Rignell
HR Manager Caroline Blom
019-6707240 070-8114748
HR Manager Caroline Blom
Business Controller Daniel Hessel
070 8215904
HR professional Ingela Ranki
Manager Vehicle design Daniel Sellberg
019-6707566 019-7682593
HR professional Johanna Astvald
Johanna Astvald
HR professional Johanna Astvald
HR Manager Caroline Blom



Tackjärnsgatan 8


ÖREBRO, 70191

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