Senior Engineers - Research & Development

Senior Engineers - Research & Development


Do you have a deep curiosity for metals and sustainability? Are you a highly knowledgeable engineer inspired by research and innovation? Join Outokumpu and help us create a world that lasts forever!
We at Outokumpu are now looking for two Senior Research & Development Engineers – one with expertise in physical metallurgy and one with long experience researching high-temperature steel oxidation and creep. Both positions are located in Avesta, Sweden.
As Engineer in an international research team, you will lead R&D projects supporting our R&D must-win battle creating future products and customer applications.
Outokumpu R&D is a global function working together with all Outokumpu sites and functions. We are the provider of leading technical expertise. We enable a sustainable future and create extraordinary value for our partners inside and outside of Outokumpu.

Main responsibilities include:
Initiate and lead R&D projects both internally and in cooperation with universities, institutes, and external customers
Development of new technical knowledge and initiate the development of new technologies for future challenges
Provide advanced support to operations and customers across all Outokumpu
Follow up current development trends and identify potential development areas in the field of expertise
Represent the company in internal and external assignments such as technology associations, conferences, supplier and customer visits

About Outokumpu in Avesta
With a high-quality mix of advanced technology and a nearly 100-year-old tradition, our factory in Avesta combine performance with precision. We are one of Outokumpu's fully integrated production facilities with over 700 employees delivering everything from tailor-made production to research. We redefine cutting-edge expertise in the safety-conscious production of our durable, stainless steel.

Who are you?
We believe that you have a deep, genuine interest in research, preferably related to stainless steel. You are an independent problem-solver who values safety and quality. You thrive by innovation and lead your work with integrity and cooperation in mind.
It is important that you have qualified experience and interest in at least one of the two fields of research – Physical metallurgy/welding or high-temperature oxidation and creep.

M.Sc./ Ph.D. in materials science, chemistry, or other relevant fields of study
Research education in physical metallurgy, welding, and/or creep and high-temperature oxidation
Working proficiency in English is required. Swedish language is considered an advantage

We offer
Space in a respectful, global environment where your colleagues are motivated by, proud of, and dedicated to being at the forefront of sustainability and manufacturing excellence
To grow as an expert in a highly functional organization where employees thrive
A company that has confidence in your capacity to take responsibility, be proactive, and independent
Educational programs ensuring the expansion of your skills and knowledge
A role in a sustainable movement towards a brighter future

If this role aligns with your vision and values, please submit your application and CV in English before the 29th of August via our career platform SuccessFactors. Interviewing will begin towards the end of the application period.
We strive for an organization that is characterized by diversity and we welcome all applicants who meet our requirements regardless of gender, age, or ethnic background.

For more information about the role, please contact Paul Janiak, R&D Manager via phone at +46(0)700-881267.
For questions about your application, please contact Alexander Kumlin, HR Specialist Recruiter by e-mail at
Union representatives: Patrik Sundell (Unionen), +46(0)70-0881011. Gunnar Lindstrand (Sveriges Ingenjörer), +46(0)70-0881957.

Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel. We aim to be the best value creator in stainless steel through customer orientation and efficiency. The foundation of our business is our ability to tailor stainless steel into any form and for almost any purpose. Stainless steel is sustainable, durable, and designed to last forever. Our customers use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries. Outokumpu employs 10,000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland, and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki.
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Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

Jenni Jannering


  • Arbetsplats: Outokumpu Stainless AB AVESTA
  • 2 platser
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 21 juli 2021
  • Ansök senast: 29 augusti 2021


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