Senior Engineer in high temperature corrosion


Sandvik Materials Technology in Sandviken is looking for a
Senior Engineer in high temperature corrosion
At Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT), our mission is much more than delivering good products, technology, and processes - working together to develop solutions based on our customers' needs and thus achieve our business goals, is a better way to describe our daily work. With curious employees and safety as our priority, we create a work environment where you can develop both personally and professionally.
SMT is on an exciting journey towards becoming a standalone company and will be listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm on August 31, 2022. On the day of listing, SMT will be renamed Alleima.
With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as a technology leader, progressive customer partner, and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger company in our industry.

Are you ready to take on this challenge together with us? Join us on our journey!

The position is in the Strategic research organization in the team of Surface research in Sandviken, Sweden. One objective is to support existing business in coated products in collaboration with the business unit Surface Technology. Also, develop new coatings or new surface modified materials for future products for SMT are fundamental for the team.

About the job
As Senior Engineer in Surface research, you are responsible for leading or participating in development initiatives that cover applications in the energy conversion and energy storage segments. In this position, your focus area is the performance and function of our thin film coatings for interconnect plates in high temperature solid oxide cells, using advanced material characterization methods, to investigate mechanisms controlling product performance. Important tasks include planning of project and assignments with follow-ups and reporting of findings. Further tasks are to continuously increase the knowledge of surface modified materials, to support launch of new products. In addition, you actively follow the research community as well as trends and progress in the growing green hydrogen segment.

Our assignments are based on technical requirements and demands from both external customers and the internal production organization. You enjoy meeting, collaborating and communicating with multiple stakeholders maintaining qualitative and successful relationships e.g. with universities and customers.

About you
We are looking for someone with a documented background of working with high temperature corrosion applications as well as with advanced microstructural and material characterization techniques. Education in high temperature corrosion, material chemistry/physics or similar field on a Master level is required, but applicants with a Ph.D. degree will also be considered. Practical experience in material characterization techniques, such as electron microscope techniques or x-ray methods, preferably in thin film coatings are valuable assets. As we interact in a global environment, we expect you to have excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing.

We are truly interested in your personality – you have a positive and curious mindset, along with a structured and efficient way of working. You are eager and motivated to acquire new knowledge and identify viable conventional as well as unconventional solutions. Moreover, you easily prioritize your daily challenges and tasks to achieve high quality results. With a service-oriented perspective and as a true team player, you naturally interact and collaborate with others, but can also operate independently. We require you to be able to structurally plan and execute your research activities along with the careful analysis and documentation of your results. As a strong communicator, you share knowledge and information within the organization in an inspiring and pedagogical way.

Are you interested in learning more about this exciting job? Please contact:

Jörgen Westlinder, Manager Surface Research
Mobile : +46 70 258 08 62

Elin Olsson, Recruitment specialist
Mobile : +46 76 720 16 99

Send your application no later than 27 august, 2022. Job ID: R0033775

Union contacts
Maria Sundqvist, Akademikerföreningen, +46 70 651 73 81
Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna, +46 70 314 24 43
Mikael Larsson, Unionen, +46 70 307 30 48

Sandvik Materials Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. The cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and industry-leading metallurgy and R&D​​. In 2020, sales were approximately 13.6 billion SEK with about 5,000 employees.


  • Arbetsplats: Sandvik Materials Technology Sandviken
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 10 augusti 2022
  • Ansök senast: 27 augusti 2022


Storgatan 2
Sandviken, 81181

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