Data Engineer (80-100%)

Apr 19
Lucerne, Lucerne
Job category:
Supply Chain & Logistics
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You enjoy achieving results through hands-on data engineering and data analysis, and are capable to seeing the bigger picture? Do you enjoy working with people across the globe – while having an eye for and act on opportunities?

If this describes you, and you feel at home in a large, innovative international company, you may be the perfect candidate for us.

Sandvik Machining Solutions is Sandvik's most profitable business area, with more than 19,000 employees worldwide. We are the leading supplier in the global cutting tool industry and our brand portfolio holds some of the strongest brands in the market. SMS Logistics is responsible for operations of Sandvik Machining Solutions’ global Distribution Centers, transport from suppliers all the way to customers in a safe, sustainable, and efficient way - with the customer in focus. SMS Logistics’ Headquarter is based in Lucerne, Switzerland, and the largest distribution center is located in the Netherlands.

The preferred location for this position is Lucerne (CH), but Den Hoorn (NL) is an alternative.

What about the job?

At the Logistics function within Sandvik Machining Solutions we operate and develop a modern state-of-the-art reporting and analytics platform based on the latest Microsoft cloud technologies. We are looking for a committed, self-starting and skilled colleague to extend our small, but highly motivated team to join the journey to create concrete value from our data for the organization. We are keen to see your contributions to shape our journey towards a data-driven organization. Your ideas and your input will make a difference in a truly global environment.

Your main focus will be on modeling and preparing data throughout the different layers of our platform, from the source all the way to the colleagues around the globe using the information. You are able to transform business requirements into excellent solutions and together with our external partner, realize them. At the same time, you are not afraid of getting hands-on to make sure that targets are met in time and to ensure that value is delivered to the organization.

You will also have the opportunity represent our organization in international projects and initiatives.

Capabilities, education and experience

  • Very good knowledge of reporting technologies and data modelling, preferably with Microsoft Azure technologies (Azure Databricks, ADF, PowerBI, Azure SQLMI, etc.)
  • Fluent in English (verbal and writing)
  • Committed to delivering results, willing to take responsibility and to go the extra mile
  • Bachelor’s degree in business IT or similar - or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to handle multiple activities at the same time and set priorities
  • Knowledge of QlikView is an advantage
  • Experience in distribution or logistics is an advantage
  • Project (management) experience, work experience in a matrix organization and knowledge of requirements management are an advantage
  • Ability to travel as needed (less than 20% of your time).


Main responsibility is to drive the evolution of our data and our platform within SMS Logistics, this includes:

  • Data modelling and deployment on our platform based on business requirements
  • Identify opportunities to improve and evolve the data structures and the platform
  • Drive the optimization of the existing structures & architecture to meet new demands and maximize the value of our data
  • Design and realize solutions in collaboration with our partners
  • Ensure availability and reliability of our data and drive the development tools to ensure data quality
  • Development and maintenance of business-critical reports as needed
  • Perform and support colleagues with ad-hoc analyses
  • “Go-to person” in the organization for reporting and analytics related topics and questions
  • Shared responsibility for practical aspects of running the platform
  • Ensure documentation of data models and reports

Does this sound like it is just made for you? We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Application information

Please send your application no later than 20th of April 2022. Read more about Sandvik and apply at Job ID: R0039283

Deadline: Apr 19
Job-ID: R0039283

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