Mechanical Engineer - Trucks

Aug 21
Turku, Varsinais-Suomi
Job category:
Research & Development
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Mechanical Engineer, Trucks

Load & Haul Division’s Turku plant with in Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is an industry leading global provider of loaders and trucks for underground mining industry. Our focus is on technology development and future innovative solutions to enable sustainable operations for our customers. Today intelligent control system plays an essential and increasingly important role in safe and productive usage of mining equipment.

R&D and Product Development organization is currently looking for an active and innovative Mechanical Engineer for Trucks. The position is permanent and located in Sandvik Turku site which is a global technology and manufacturing center for loading and hauling equipment.

Your mission

Your work as a mechanical engineer in R&D projects. As a member of Trucks product team you design steel structures, mechanisms and assemblies. Your job is to further develop current design and create new designs according to the project targets such as new performance level, new technology development and implementation, cost efficiency and modularization. You work closely with your team members to develop best practices and to innovate solutions to technical challenges. It is essential to co-operate with other teams in R&D and product development organization, manufacturing, sourcing, product line and spare parts as well as our suppliers and other partners. Depending on your background, the different responsibilities of the projects may also be part of your job description.

Your character

You have a suitable educational background (Master’s or Bachelor’s degree), 3D CAD knowledge, and some years of experience in steel structure design and product development tasks. You are an innovative person with a genuine desire to develop new solutions and entities, as well as to complete challenging tasks. Knowledge of mobile equipment, diesel engines, electrics, hydraulics, control systems and cabins, as well as experience in strength calculation, laser welding, robot welding, castings and design to cost principles, are considered an advantage. Success in the position requires you to have your own initiative and active work approach, good interaction and teamwork skills, perseverance and fluent oral and written skills in English.

What’s in it for you?

We offer you a challenging and interesting role with high impact and high visibility, in a truly international environment as well as opportunities to further develop your expertise with our top quality, high-tech products.

In addition, we offer good employee benefits and inclusive corporate culture focused on sustainable development, with values such as Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win. At Sandvik we believe that the diversity of experiences, perspectives and backgrounds will contribute to successes for our employees, our company and therefore also our customers.

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Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact:
Pekka Tamminen, R&D Manager, Trucks, tel. +358 40 562 8524, email: Calls on Wednesday 10th August at 8:30-9:30 am or on Monday 15th August, at 15–16, EEST.

For further information regarding the recruitment process please contact:

Sandvik’s HR Services, Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444 (at 8-16 EET).

Want to join our R&D and Product Development team?

Send your application and CV with your salary expectation by Sunday August 21st, 2022.

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Job ID: R0036588

About our company

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier in equipment and tools, parts, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries. Applications include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying. In 2021, revenues were approximately 41,400 million SEK with about 15,600 employees within continuing operations.

Deadline: Aug 21
Job-ID: R0036588

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