Senior Research Engineer within Alloy Design

Jan 23
Sandviken, Gävle
Job category:
Research & Development
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Sandvik Materials Technology in Sandviken is looking for a Senior Research Engineer within Alloy Design to join our team in Sandviken.

At Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT) our mission is more than delivering good products, technology and processes – working together to develop solutions based on our customers’ needs, and thereby, achieving our business goals is a better description of our daily work. With curious co-workers and safety as our first priority, we create a work environment where you can grow both personally and professionally.

SMT has initiated an exciting journey to explore the possibility of a separate listing on the Nasdaq Stockholm Exchange – earliest in year 2022, provided that the circumstances are deemed right at the time. With a clear direction for our journey ahead, utilizing our position as technology leader, progressive customer partner and sustainability driver, we aim to become an even stronger and independent company within our industry.

Alloy Design is a key function within the organization Strategic Research and supports all SMT Divisions; Tube, StripTech and Kanthal. Our mission is alloy design, new materials and early development of SMT:s future products.

About the Job

As Senior Engineer/Specialist at Alloy Design you’ll be part of a team of specialists and experts working together to reach the next level of material design. Our workplace is characterized by collaboration, spontaneous discussions and how our doors are always open. Our team’s expert competences include areas such as corrosion, mechanical properties, high temperature properties, welding metallurgy, thermodynamic modelling and advanced material analysis. Our role is to develop new alloying concepts based on new knowledge about microstructures, properties and processability of materials. Our projects include small scale material production and once we’ve developed a new material concept we hand it over to our colleagues in SMT:s divisions for continued product development and full scale production.

Your mission is to identify, drive and participate in projects and investigations in line with SMT:s strategic research plan. You’ll be representing Sandvik in external research projects in collaboration with institutes and universities. You present your results in meetings and steering groups but also in form of reports, articles and by participating in conferences.

About You

We’re looking for someone with a Master’s degree or a PhD within material design, material engineering, physics, mechanical engineering or equivalent. You have an interest in alloy development and a few years’ experience of product or process development of stainless steels and/or Ni-based alloys. Understanding of the relations between manufacturing process, microstructure and material properties is also highly relevant for us, along with material modelling and characterization.

We put great emphasis on your personal profile, which is characterized by passion as well as an analytical and problem-solving approach. Also, you have the ability to identify new project ideas, to critically review results and finish what you’ve started. You plan and drive your work independently but is a team player showing flexibility when required. We act in a global environment with many contacts both externally and internally, meaning you’re a strong collaborator and relationship builder with good communication skills. English fluency is required, and Swedish skills are advantageous.

What’s in it For You?

We offer a chance to work with high end expertise in a global setting. Further, we see the importance of diversity and inclusion, enabling everyone to be themselves while developing their competency in the development framework we use. Our benefits include occupational pension, wellness contribution, group insurance, improved parental leave compensation and profit-sharing bonus.

Application & Contacts

Last application date is 2022-01-23. Apply via , jobb-id: R0033536

Before this recruitment we’ve decided what advertising channels or recruitment support we’ll be using, so we ask not to be contacted concerning the mentioned.

For more information about the position contact:

Christina Haraldsson, hiring manager, +46 70 524 95 70

Union Contacts
Mikael Larsson, Unionen SMT Sandviken, +46 70 307 30 48
Maria Sundqvist, Akademikerföreningen SMT Sandviken, +46 70 651 73 81
Kjell-Åke Klockervold, Ledarna SMT Sandviken, +46 70 314 24 43

More about Sandvik Materials Technology

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: Jan 23
Job-ID: R0033536

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