Strip, Wire and Heating Technology, a Product Area within Sandvik Materials Technology (SMT), is a world-leading developer and manufacturer of products in advanced stainless steels, metal powder and special alloys for the most demanding environments, as well as products, systems and services for industrial heating. Our company and technology is often perceived as quite exciting, but it all comes down to our people – the bearers of innovation and culture.
Our working environment is truly global, with members of our Welding Marketing Team in Switzerland, USA, the UK and Sweden, as well as an international customer base. We offer our technical support in order to grow in targeted niches within the energy sector and we constantly develop our product portfolio. For this challenging role in the welding industry, we are now looking for an Application Specialist for Welding Products, and the location for this position is in Sandviken, Sweden.
Job Summary
As an Application Specialist for Welding Products you assist the Global Product Manager with product development by delivering technical input and welding knowledge. You analyze the performance of Sandvik’s welding products in specific applications and identify technical issues in order to minimize associated commercial risks. You interact with customers and collate large amounts of technical information, especially with respect to enquiry and order processes for major global contracts. Supporting the sales team, giving technical service to specific industries and being an active member of our welding engineers’ team are some of your responsibilities, as is technically supporting our customers from enquiry to installation. You represent our company in international technical organizations and associations and are also responsible for preparation and delivery of technical papers, seminars and presentations to promote our welding products.
Your profile
We are looking for someone with an International Welding Engineer (IWE/EWE) Diploma or equivalent knowledge from previous work within welding engineering. You have solid experience from working as an engineer and specific knowledge of welding techniques, ideally in a nuclear industry. As we interact on the global stage, you have excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken, while skills in Swedish are beneficial.
We are sincerely interested in your passion and personality – you are a technically oriented problem solver who understands the great importance of excellent customer service. Identifying customer needs and transforming them into technical solutions comes naturally to you and, with your broad communication skills, you interact and build long-lasting relationships with our stakeholders. You are innovative and eager to expand your competence, while at the same time supporting and inspiring the team by sharing best practices. Working in a global environment and adapting to cultural differences suits your flexible character.
We are a company with an open-minded culture, actively working to create a workplace that is characterized by diversity and inclusion.
Contact information
For further information about this position, please contact:
Clemente Tallarico, recruiting manager, +41 41 368 30 38
Union contacts - Sweden
Mikael Larsson, Unionen, +46 (0)26 263 166
David Burstöm, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)26 263 548
Send your application no later than September 26, 2016. Read more about Sandvik and apply at www.sandvik.se/career, Job ID: 346489.
For more information about the recruitment process, please contact HR Services, +46 (0)26 261 444.
Recruitment Specialist
Therese Rutqvist
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering advanced products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for the mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. In 2015, the Group had around 46,000 employees and sales of approximately 91 billion SEK in more than 150 countries.
Deadline: 26 Sep
Job-ID: 346489