Product Engineer - Rock Drill Sensor Technology

Jan 23
Tampere, Pirkanmaa
Job category:
Research & Development
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Product Engineer – Rock Drill Sensor Technology

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.

A development oriented professional with great collaboration skills - looking for new challenges for your career? Our Rock Drills Business Unit is now looking for a proactive and persistent Product Engineer to take over an important piece in the development of Rock Drills digitalization. This is a permanent position and based in Tampere, Finland.

Your mission

As a Product Engineer, your main scope of work is related to planning and implementing testing programs as well as maintaining and developing hardware solutions. The aim of the New Product Development activities is to widen the product scope in an organized manner. It includes sensor system building, prototyping, and testing. Current Product Engineering work consists of site visits, sensor system ramp ups, documentation, and support of various stakeholders. In this position you get to work with Sandvik top professionals and unique RockPulse® sensor technology. The focus is to improve products according to Rock Drills Business Unit strategic ambitions.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Organize and implement testing programs for the new technologies within responsibility area in Sandvik’s test mine, outdoor testing areas and in customer premises

  • Maintaining and designing HW solutions

  • Guiding SW and mechanical design work

  • Participate in sensor solutions development and requirements specification

  • Customer visits and trouble shooting

  • Stress wave measurements

Your secondary task in this position is to maintain and develop Simulink software platform and make data quality inspections.

Your work will result in feasible sensors system solutions that are easy to maintain and that provide value for our customers. With your help, Sandvik’s drill rigs will be equipped with reliable and high-performance digital solutions.

Your background

You possess a Master’s or Bachelor’s level degree in the area of automation, mechatronics, electrical engineering or equivalent field. Knowledge of Matlab and Matlab Simulink is an asset. You have experience in working with Mobile Machinery and related measurements in the industry. You have hands on and innovative approach to problem solving. You possess enthusiastic attitude to productization. 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 (both in Finnish and in English).

What is in it for you?

We offer you versatile and interesting tasks in international business environment, as well as the opportunity to develop your own professional skills and career. In addition, we offer good employee benefits and 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 Tuesdays from 3 pm – 4 pm EET during application period.

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

Want to be part of our exciting journey?

Submit your application at by Sunday January 23th, 2022.

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: R0036745

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: Jan 23
Job-ID: R0036745

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