Field Test Engineer

Oct 31
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Field Test Engineer

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is the leading provider of equipment and tools as well as maintenance and technical services for the mining industry. Its products include drill rigs, mechanical mining equipment, crushers, loading and hauling equipment and material processing equipment. The Tampere plant is a global technology and manufacturing center for drill rigs.

If you are a development oriented professional with great collaboration skills you might be the right person to join our Rock Drills team. We are now looking for a proactive and service oriented Field Test Engineer to take over an important role in a Rock Drill development. This is a permanent position and based in Tampere, Finland.

Your mission

You are part of the Rock Drills team, where your mission is to work with the other Product Line Rock Drills team members. You plan, organize and execute component, system and prototype functional and validation tests for the drilling products at our customers’ sites. In order to ensure successful field tests you participate in factory testing at our own Testmine. You act as a link between factory and sales areas, handle testing feedback and report periodically status of the field test to the team. You will also participate in customer and Sandvik’s sales area organization trainings and in root cause analyses. You will work in close collaboration with all internal stakeholders related to rock drilling. You will report to the Product Line Manager, Rock Drills.

Your background

You have a suitable technical background and you have worked in the field of movable working machines. You have practical knowledge in hydraulics, electrics, systems and components. Knowledge of control or automation systems and work experience from mines are great benefits for you. You are a practical, hands on doer and your way of working is organized, independent and proactive. You are a team player with excellent collaboration and problem-solving skills. You are proficient user in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). You have fluent communication skills in Finnish and in English. The job requires periodically a fair amount of travelling. You act as a role model in safety related matters and set an example by promoting a safe and healthy workplace.

What’s in it for you?

We offer you an interesting role in an international business environment, extraordinary products, great colleagues and opportunities for your professional development. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers. We have an inclusive company culture where our values are Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win.

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact: Jukka Siltanen, Product Line Manager, Rock Drills, tel. +358 40 6694442.

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact: HR Services Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444 (8:00-4:00 pm, EEST).

Want to be part of our Rock Drilling team?

Submit your application at by Sunday October 31st, 2021.

Your application should consist of an introductory letter including your salary request and a CV (in English). When applying in our system, please make sure to also attach your cover letter when asked to upload your resume.

Job ID: R0034277

About our company

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 2020, the Group had approximately 37.000 employees and revenues of about 86 billion SEK in more than 160 countries within continuing operations. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn, Facebook and We Make the Shift - Advancing the World through Engineering to get to know us better.

Deadline: Oct 31
Job-ID: R0034277

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