Design & Fabrication

Application Start Date12 APR 2018
Applcation End Date13 MAY 2018
Functional AreaR&D
Career LevelProfessionals
CompanyOSAB, Avesta Research Center

Outokumpu R&D in Avesta is looking for a Research engineer

Outokumpu is one of the leading suppliers of stainless steel and are especially strong in duplex and high alloyed austenitic stainless steels in a growing and competitive market. At Outokumpu R&D in Avesta, the Design & Fabrication Department comprises 6 researchers working in the area of general fabrication and construction of our most advanced steel grades at temperatures up to more than 1000oC. We have modern laboratories with advanced equipment, and work actively with development of experimental and simulation techniques to improve our customer support and market development. Research projects and technical support are performed at the request of the operations and sales organizations within the company. In line with Outokumpu’s strategy to support end-users, work also involves direct application of knowledge to aid customers’ materials selection, design and fabrication processes.

Your main tasks
Develop our knowledge on design & fabrication of stainless steel and provide relevant experimental data to our customer support
Supporting our customers construction processes with a general understanding of the most important fabrication processes
Follow current development trends and standardisation in the area of design & fabrication
Initiate and lead design related research projects with stainless steels
Present results to the technical customer support organization, operations, sales within the company and in direct contact with customers and at international conferences

Your qualifications
M.Sc./Ph.D. in materials technology, mechanical engineering or a similar field
Professional knowledge and practical experience of design & fabrication
A good understanding of stainless steel grades and their opportunities in design & fabrication
Demonstrated ability to co-operate in cross-functional teams
A good spoken and written command of English and a reasonable working understanding of Swedish

The role will be based at R&D Center in Avesta, Sweden.

For more information please contact Erik Schedin, Manager Design & Fabrication. Telephone: +46 226 81714.

You are welcome to send in your application latest 13th of May via this link.

Outokumpu is a global leader in stainless steel. We create advanced materials that are efficient, long lasting and recyclable – thus building a world that lasts forever. Stainless steel, invented a century ago, is an ideal material to create lasting solutions in demanding applications from cutlery to bridges, energy and medical equipment: it is 100% recyclable, corrosion-resistant, maintenance-free, durable and hygienic. Outokumpu employs 10 000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed in Nasdaq Helsinki.