Grade Development Engineer [NB this opening has expired]

Occupation: Projektledare, bygg och anläggning
Employer: Sandvik Coromant - Västberga
Workplace location: Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sverige
Last application date: 2022-11-06
Publication date: 2022-10-14

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Sandvik Coromant is a frontrunner in metal cutting and our industry leading position is based on decades of experience, core technical knowledge and passionate people. As innovators and change makers, we always push boundaries and test limits – rethinking, redefining and redesigning to figure out what’s possible to achieve. We consider R&D as the heart and soul of our business and we’re proud of our large, and constantly increasing, product portfolio.

The Grade Development Department in Västberga, Stockholm, is responsible for development of new cutting tool materials. Our team is part of the R&D function for Cutting Tool Materials – an agile and curious crew that stay up to date regarding our customers’ needs and requirements – to always be one step ahead and exceed expectations. We’re now looking for a Grade Development Engineer to engage in one of our core grade areas within milling, turning and drilling grade development. A great opportunity for someone who wants to influence and develop, together with world-leading experts in a truly competitive and global environment. Your days are both varied and exciting, and you never know where new technology and the power of fulfilling customer needs may take you. Join us and shape the future of manufacturing!

About the job

In this position, you act as a technical project manager where you lead the development of our next generation of cutting tool materials and constantly work to improve our understanding of customer demands. You analyze worn cutting tools and draw conclusions on how we continually improve our products. By translating and simplifying complex matters into actions you ensure that the R&D departments are developing appropriate solutions. An important responsibility of yours is to work with development of strategies for the grade area, based on technical customer specification of demands and you investigate what material characteristics are most important to influence the development of innovative cutting tool materials.

You report to the R&D Manager of Grades and the location for this position is in Västberga (Stockholm). Some travel is included in your job.

About you

We’re looking for someone with a master’s or PhD degree, preferably in Materials or Mechanical Engineering. Experience from working with material research or product development combined with customer interaction is advantageous. Practical or theoretical experience of metal cutting is also valuable in this position, as is experience in writing reports and analyzing results of projects and tests and presenting these. As we operate in a truly global environment, you’re fluent in English, while knowledge in Swedish is advantageous.

We’re sincerely interested in your personality. You’re curious, systematic and patient, and we appreciate that you know what is good enough, yet eager to keep activities moving forward to ensure on-time delivery. You combine a networking mindset with technical skills, and you enjoy a setting were sharing knowledge and supporting your team members are crucial. You have an interest in leadership and project management – eager to learn more and develop within the field. Your personal drive and 360 approach to solving problems also come in very handy. Finally, with your clear and communicative way of working, you set the foundation for good collaborations, both with co-workers and customers.

Our culture

Innovation is in our DNA and we are proud to shape the future of manufacturing in close collaboration with our customers and partners. We believe in an inclusive, equal and open-minded culture, and we nurture our diversities to form a solid foundation for achieving great results. Add fair and rewarding benefits, as well as many different career opportunities in an inspiring global environment. Meet some of your future colleagues at our career page or visit our website, LinkedIn or Facebook page to get to know us further.

How to apply

Send your application no later than November 6, 2022. Read more about Sandvik Group and apply at (Job ID: R0047110).

As we aim for a fair recruitment process, we utilize assessment tools to safeguard objectivity. When you apply for this job, you will therefore receive an invitation via email to a personality and logic ability test. Feedback comes immediately after the test has been completed and the selection process begins after the application deadline.

Contact information

Are you curious to know more about this position? Please contact:

Rolf Olofsson, recruiting manager, +46 (0)70 616 47 65

Union contacts

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services at +46 (0)26-26 14 44.

Recruitment Specialist

Hanna Thomas

Sandvik Coromant is part of the global industrial engineering group Sandvik and is at the forefront of developing manufacturing tools and machining solutions, with knowledge that drives the industry standards and innovations demanded by the metalworking industry now and in the next industrial era. Collaborations with educational institutions, extensive investment in research and development and strong customer partnership ensure the development of machining technologies that change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 1700 patents worldwide, employs around 8000 staff and is represented in more than 150 countries.

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