Subject Expert - Data Scientist

Jun 4
Tampere, Pirkanmaa
Job category:
Research & Development
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Subject Expert - Data Scientist

Are you interested in a position related to sustainability improvements and reducing of CO2 emissions in mining industry exploiting data analytics and technology development. This position provides a unique opportunity for you to use your skills in data science to gain understanding of the physics and processes behind these goals in mining industry.

Our Rock Drills Business Unit is now looking for a visionary and executer Subject Expert to plan and place into action data models and algorithms regarding Rock Drill sensor technology. This is a permanent position and based in Tampere, Finland.

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 rock drills and drill rigs.

Sustainability is critical for our customers and is one of the key focus areas in Sandvik’s Make the Shift strategy. Our sustainability impact is a combination our supply chain, our own operations and usage of our equipment as a part of our customers operations. Offering sustainability will focus on our products and their usage in the field. Sandvik has set ambitious targets to drive sustainability.

Your mission

As a Subject Expert, your main scope of work is related to planning and implementing algorithms as well as participating in planning drilling tests and technology development. The aim of the New Product Development activities is to widen the data product scope of our sensor technology. It includes cloud solutions, data collection systems, edge computing, and understanding the physics behind. Current Product Engineering work consists of customer interaction, customer interface ramp ups, documentation, and co-operation with various stakeholders. In this position you get to work with Sandvik top professionals and unique RockPulse® sensor technology. The focus is to create products according to Rock Drills Business Unit strategic ambitions.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Data sorting and quality evaluation
  • Designing and Maintaining algorithm solutions
  • Visualization of the results
  • Linking the algorithms to the needed software platforms including Simulink and cloud solutions
  • Planning the needed testing programs for the new products within responsibility area
  • Guiding SW design work
  • Participate in sensor solutions development and requirements specification
  • Customer interaction and trouble shooting

Your work will result in solutions that are easy to maintain and that provide value for our customers. The aim is to reduce the direct and related (scope 1, 2 and 3) CO2 emissions of the mining industry and at the same time increase productivity and safety. With your help, Sandvik’s drill rigs will be provided with valuable and unmatched digital solutions.

Your background

You possess a Master’s level degree in the area of data science, AI, mathematics, electromagetics, signal processing, technical physics, or equivalent field. Knowledge of Matlab and Matlab Simulink is an asset. You have experience in working with data science, AI or algorithm development. You have hands-on and innovative approach to problem solving. You possess an enthusiastic attitude to commercialization. Your customer-oriented mindset reflects to prompt actions in customer support. You can easily adapt and focus between short- and long-term activities. You are a team player with good co-operation, negotiation, and communication skills.

What is in it for you?

We offer you versatile and interesting tasks in an international business environment, as well as the opportunity to develop your own professional skills and career. In addition, we offer good employee benefits and an inclusive corporate culture focused on sustainable development.

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact the recruiting Manager:

Jukka-Pekka Uusitalo, Digital Technology Manager, tel. +358 400 467 513. Available on Wednesdays from 2 pm – 3 pm EEST during application period.

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact:

HR Services Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444 (9-11 & 13-15, EEST).

Want to be part of our exciting journey?

Submit your application at by Sunday June 4th, 2023. 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 introductory letter when asked to upload your CV.

Job ID: R0051093

Our company and culture

Sandvik develops new technologies and innovations in the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. This is your opportunity to join Sandvik’s smart minds, all working together to build a better future for the mining industry.

We are forerunners in developing automated equipment for mining which is reducing accidents and improving safety at our customers’ operations. We have a strong focus on sustainability and circularity; Sandvik is committed to halving our CO2 impact by 2030 and our battery electric vehicle offering is developed with this ambitious target in mind.

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. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us better.

Deadline: Jun 4
Job-ID: R0051093

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