R&D Engineer, Material Science

May 22
Lahti, Päijät-Häme
Job category:
Research & Development
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R&D Engineer, Material Science

Within Sandvik Group, we’re passionate about development and advanced technology, and we always aim to offer the best possible experience for our customers. In our Attachment Tools Division, headquartered in Lahti, we engineer and manufacture industry-leading hydraulic hammers and other hydraulic attachments for maximum productivity. Our factory has one of the largest and high-tech heat treatment facilities in Finland. Materials technology and heat treatment have been the key to our success in the past. In future we want to be #1 and for that we need you!

Now we are looking for R&D Engineer to work with material science-related tasks in our R&D department. This includes material selection in New Product Development projects and material related development within Current Product Engineering process. You are responsible for developing our heat treatment processes - including product quality and process monitoring guidelines.

Your mission

As R&D Engineer, Material Science you make sure that we manufacture our hydraulic hammers using the best and the most suitable materials and heat treatment processes. The main responsibilities include the following:

  • responsible for the technological development of critical aftermarket wear parts
  • process owner of the in-house heat treatment plant
  • collaboration with internal stakeholders, e.g., product support, purchasing and factory operations

Your skills and qualifications

You have a university degree in relevant field (Materials Science, metal materials) and some experience in material science engineering positions. You are familiar with heat treatment processes and have a structural failure analysis experience. Metal laboratory experience is seen as a plus and skills in CAD and mechanical engineering are not required but are seen as a benefit. You have an innovative mind set and you come up with new ideas and most importantly you are not afraid to question the status quo. Problem solving is a natural part of your character, and you have strong communication and co-operation skills, and you can maintain good team collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. You have fluent communication skills in both Finnish and English.

What is in it for you?

We offer you an interesting role in an international business environment, extraordinary products, great colleagues, and opportunities for your professional development. This is your opportunity to join Sandvik’s smart minds, all working together to build a better future for the industry. 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 and Facebook to get to know us better.

Contact information

For more information about the position and application, please contact the hiring manager:

Simo Kuutti, R&D Manager, Technology & Projects. Tel. 0504664591. Calls during working hours.

For more detailed information about the role and the responsibilities, please contact:

Ossi Niemioja, R&D Manager, Engineering. Tel. 0503210476. Calls between 9:00 and 15:00

For further information regarding the recruitment process please contact HR Services, Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444.

Want to join our team?

We will be reviewing applications as per submitted, so send your application and CV including your salary request as soon as possible, no later than 22 May 2022.

Read about Sandvik and apply at home.sandvik/careers. If you wish to add a cover letter to your application, please make sure to attach the file when uploading your resume. Job ID: R0040716.

Deadline: May 22
Job-ID: R0040716

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