We are looking for a Material Engineer to join our R&D team

We are looking for a Material Engineer to join our R&D team


Are you an analytical-minded problem solver who wants to work in a global environment, within a diverse setting where collaboration, flexibility and customer focus really matter?
Then keep reading!
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions - Division Rock Tools are looking for an experienced Material Engineer to join our R&D team, working with our Rotary & Raise boring products. Research and Development is the soul of our work, as we deliver cutting edge products and solutions to our mining and construction customers across the globe. We offer you a job with great possibilities to develop in your carrier and share your knowledge by contributing revolutionary thinking, trying innovative ideas, and creatively challenging what we already know. We’re ready to shape the future of this industry - with you on board!

About the job
You identify, develop, and use theoretical and practical know-how related to Materials Engineering to support and improve product performance within Rotary & Raise boring rock drilling applications.
Your main responsibilities are to support manufacturing of current product portfolio and product development with regards to material selection, heat treatment and arc welding. You plan and develop lab tests for evaluating product and component quality and performance, both of current product portfolio and during development of new products. Another exciting part of your job is to drive method development for product and component validation in lab environment with regards to material and wear properties. Also, you support and revise current procurement and manufacturing requirements.
We work in a complex setting with many interfaces, where strong collaboration is central. For us this means sharing knowledge, supporting colleagues, inspiring others, and showing true team spirit. You make sure to keep all our stakeholders in the loop, focusing on your close interactions with both local and global R&D teams. This position is based in Sandviken, and some travel may occur.

About you
You have an M.Sc. in Materials Science, Metallurgy, or another similar area, combined with a few years’ from working in the field. You have both knowledge and practical experience from working with lab evaluation of steels using equipment such as light optical microscopy and scanning electron microscopy. This means that you’re skilled in identifying opportunities, and in understanding the usefulness of common metallurgical phenomena with regards to commercially available steels as well as tailoring suitable properties needed for product development. A background within steel manufacturing as well as having a basic understanding of tribology and hard facing welding is a clear advantage. Acting in our global environment, you also need to communicate fluently in English, while knowledge of Swedish is beneficial.
With your excellent problem-solving skills, you explore and work on different solutions and always aim for high quality and ensure the best possible result in your work. You dig deep to understand how we can improve our customer experience, see challenges as something positive, and you make things happen. You’re skilled in prioritizing and you’re always focused and structured in your work. You know how to find opportunities, always on the look-out for chances to educate yourself and gain new knowledge. You happily share your competence with your colleagues, inspiring and lifting those around you. Are you eager to develop the next generation of our solutions, explore how we can commercialize our work and join forces with our customers to find the best results? We can’t wait to meet you!

A glimpse of our culture
At Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions we believe in finding that perfect mix between work, family life and interests, and we happily support our employees in balancing this. For us, it’s also clear that our diversities form a solid foundation for achieving great results. Learn more by visiting our website, LinkedIn or Facebook.

Are we a perfect match? Hit the keyboard and apply!
Please send us your application no later than October 10th, 2021.
Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at home.sandvik/career (Job ID: R0031920).
As we aim for an open and fair recruitment process, we utilize assessment tools to safeguard objectivity. As a first step, you’ll therefore be asked to take a personality and logic test after the last application date. If you have any questions, please reach out to recruitment.nordics@sandvik.com.

Contact information
For more information about this position, please contact:
Åsa Grönqvist, recruiting manager, +46 (0)26 262 729

Union Contacts – Sweden
Per Hedman, Unionen, +46 (0)26 265 014
Rickard Andreasson, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 265 183
Linda Adamsson, Ledarna, +46 (0)26 261 601
Fredrik Håf, IF Metall, +46 (0)26 262 228

For more information about our recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
Jessica Hillholm
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Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability, and sustainability. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry and rock excavation within the construction industry; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2019, the Group had 40,000 employees and revenues of about 100 billion SEK in more than 160 countries within continuing operations.



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