Risk Manager

Sep 21
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Sandvik Materials Technology in Sandviken is looking for a

Risk Manager

*Note that this recruitment is managed by external part. Make sure to send in your application as described in the end of the ad to ensure the right feedback*


Do you have experience from internal control and risk management? Tube, the largest division at Sandvik Materials Technology, is now looking for a Risk Manager at consolidated division level, a new role with great possibilities to make an impact. This is an exciting role with both a local and global focus where we look for a Risk Manager who can create an effective Risk Management process that not only is compliant, but also adds value to the organization.

Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT), today a business area within Sandvik, will after the planned listing on Nasdaq Stockholm 2022, be an industrial group with a turnover of approx. 15 billion SEK and approx. 50 entities within 30 countries. Sandvik Materials Technology is a world-leading manufacturer of advanced stainless steels and special alloys for the most demanding industries. Division Tube is SMT’s largest division, with an organization of about 3800 employees worldwide and a turnover of approx. 11 billion SEK.

Job Summary

We are now looking for a Risk Manager to a newly instituted Risk function. Working as Risk manager, you will have the overall responsibility for the risk processes regarding internal control, compliance and loss prevention. Initially, your main task will be to further develop the SMT framework and a way of working for the Tube organization to manage risks, including analysis of the financial impact of potential risks, as well as awareness creation in the full organization.

You will take an active role in developing and maintaining the internal control framework and its effectiveness and you will also take a coordinating approach regarding compliance risks and loss prevention (commercial & technological risks).

Main tasks as Risk Manager:

  • Evaluation of current risk profile as well as assessment of future risks and preparing relevant information at each level in the organization
  • Maintaining procedures and risk management control to ensure a solid process in eliminating and mitigating business risks in the Tube organization
  • Continuous process development within Risk management
  • Performing risk assessment within internal control and ensure compliance within the Tube organization
  • Maintaining and development of audit processes
  • Monitor rules and regulations and building risk awareness amongst staff by providing support and training within the company

Your profile

We are looking for someone with a master’s degree in legal, finance or engineering and past experience in Risk management, preferably from internal control, within a larger international manufacturing company. If you have experience from project management or other leading roles, we see that as beneficiary. As this position has local as well as global exposure, it’s required to possess strong verbal and written communication skills in both Swedish and English to build relations and collaborate with people from all over the world.

Personal characteristics

To thrive in this position as Risk Manager you need to be supportive, responsive, driven and show strong attention to details. In addition, you are used to planning and organizing your work in a structured way and you adopt a service minded hands-on approach to both support and ensure compliance. You must have good sense of business acumen to be able to establish controls that also are effective in practice. You also have strong pedagogical and communication skills.

There will be some travelling in this position.

Location: Sandviken

About Tube
Tube Division, within Sandvik Materials Technology, is a world leading manufacturer of bar, billet, blooms, seamless tubes and pipes in an extensive program of stainless steels, nickel alloys, titanium, zirconium and other advanced materials. We operate in markets such as general engineering, chemical and petrochemical industry, oil and gas and power generation. Our products and services contribute to our customers' productivity, process reliability and cost efficiency and, in partnership with our customers, we aim to meet the challenges of the future.

Learn more about Sandvik and SMT Division Tube: https://youtu.be/TS128AjQ0YU


In this recruitment process we will partner up with Meritmind who will manage all applications. Please follow link to send in application: https://meritmind.se/karriar/risk-manager-till-sandvik-materials-technology/ (Job ID: R0026566)

For more information, please feel free to contact the responsible recruitment consultant at Meritmind:

Annika Vermunt - 070-166 08 31

Magnus Åberg - 070-981 77 51.

Interviews and selection process will be ongoing, so please send us your application as soon as possible, but no later than September 21st, 2021. The position is available to apply for as long as the ad is shown on our website.

Consider this before you submit your application

  • Your application shall not contain any personal data relating to civil status, family/children, ethnic origin, age, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, health or sexual orientation.
  • Make sure your name and contact information is included in your resume.
  • It is only possible to attach one document, so please add your resume and your personal letter, if needed, as one file.
  • Your application will be sent when you select the file and click Open

We look forward to your application!

Contact information

Union contacts

Maria Sundqvist, Akademikerföreningen, 026-26 39 93

Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna, 026-26 30 44

Mikael Larsson, Unionen, 026-26 31 66

Prior to this recruitment, we have already decided on which advertising channels and marketing campaigns we wish to utilize. In light of this, we respectfully decline any additional contact with marketing or recruitment agencies.

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.

Deadline: Sep 21
Job-ID: R0028662

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