Project Engineer - Next Generation Automation

May 29
Tampere, Pirkanmaa
Job category:
Research & Development
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Project Engineer - Next Generation Automation

Sandvik AutoMine® product family is world leading solution for autonomous mining. We are currently looking for an systematic and experienced Project Engineer to join our Automation Technology Program R&D team and build the future of mining. We work with cutting edge technologies, including agile development, machine vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence and with these we at Sandvik are revolutionizing underground mining operations and processes.

You will join a team of highly qualified automation and software development professionals and your job includes a high degree of collaboration with the team and stakeholders. This position reports to the Head of Automation Technology Programs in Strategic Offering unit. The position is full-time, permanent and based in Tampere, Finland.

Your role will focus on preparing, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring of assigned engineering projects. Your responsibilities include formulating project parameters and assigning responsibilities to the most capable employees and monitoring the project team. You will also be interacting with internal clients, interpreting their needs and requirements, and representing them to team.

Your key performance areas

We are looking for a person:

  • Performing quality control tasks on schedules, plans, and personnel performance and reporting on the project's status.

  • Cooperating and communicating with the project manager and other project participants and collaborating with senior engineers to create more efficient project methods and to maintain the project's profitability.

  • Reviewing the engineering tasks and initiating the necessary corrective actions.

  • Developing specifications for the projects.

  • Creating frameworks to measure the project's metrics and data collection from R&D perspective especially.

  • Establishing field test methods and methods for monitoring the quality of those tests.

  • Ensuring the project's compliance with the applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards, and specifications.

  • Having ability to work with multiple discipline projects.

Your profile

You have a relevant technical education (e.g. Master of Science) and prior experience with automation or mobile equipment development in international business environment. Experience with autonomous mobile equipment or vehicles is a great advantage. You can specify, plan and document your ideas and you have a proactive systematic and structured way of working. You are fluent in English and you have at least five years of experience in working with advanced complex projects and in both project and people management.

You can establish strong professional relationships directly with relevant stakeholders and communicate with them at all levels. You understand wider business needs and find innovative solutions to complex problems. You can work proactively and systematically in a fast-changing business environment with a strong success focus. You have willingness to travel internationally.

We offer you excellent opportunities to further develop your expertise with our top quality, high-tech products and to acquire international experience in a global business environment. 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. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn, Facebook and We Make the Shift - Advancing the World through Engineering to get to know us better.

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact the recruiting manager: Olli Snellman, Head of Automation Technology Programs, Strategic Offering, or tel. +358 445990279 (on Mondays at 16:00 - 16:30 EEST).

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact: Sandvik's HR Services, Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444 (at 8-16 EEST).

How to join our team?

Submit your application by Sunday May 29th, 2022.

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Your application should consist of an introductory letter including your salary request and a CV. If you wish to add a cover letter to your application, please make sure to attach the file when uploading your CV.

Job ID: R0041211

About our company

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining industry and rock excavation within the construction industry; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2021, the Group had approximately 44,000 employees and revenues of about 99 billion SEK in about 150 countries.

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a global leading supplier of equipment and tools, parts, service, digital solutions and sustainability-driving technologies for the mining and construction industries. Application areas include rock drilling, rock cutting, loading and hauling, tunneling and quarrying. In 2021, sales were approximately 41.4 billion SEK with about 15,500 employees.

Our offering includes the AutoMine® product family, which provides solutions for fully automated and robotic mining technologies for underground and surface mining. We also have the best in class software solution, OptiMine®, for mining process optimization and analytics. It creates full-process transparency and control of mining operations including real time 3D-graphics based process control and artificial intelligence technologies.

Deadline: May 29
Job-ID: R0041211

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