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Technician to KTH

21 days ago | Closing on Nov 23
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Technician to KTH
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
KTH in Stockholm is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH.
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Published: 21 days ago
Application deadline: Nov 23
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
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Technician to KTH

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Production engineering (IIP) includes techniques which mainly concern engineer technical development of products, processes, systems and methods that have direct impact on this production. The area includes everything from engineering aspects of manufacturing to assembly of components for functional products and recycling issues associated with these disciplines.

Job description

The Department of Production Engineering (IIP) conducts advanced production technology education and research in three main areas: manufacturing and measurement systems, digital smart production focusing on automation and assembly as well as sustainable production systems. The operations are laboratory intensive where the latest technology and modern equipment are developed and used both in education and research. Examples are machines for additive and subtractive manufacturing of metal and plastic components, measuring equipment for advanced sound and vibratory analysis in cutting machining and control systems for human robot collaborations. In order to maintain the engineering skills, the department offers a technician’s position.

The following areas are within the scope of the position:

  • In close collaboration with researchers, plan and carry out scientific experiments
  • Create parts and systems for advanced machines and measuring instruments
  • Maintain existing and newly purchased lab equipment
  • Be helpful in laboratory work for technologists

The position offers great opportunities for personal development as work is carried out in close cooperation with researchers, students and industrial companies.

The position is a permanent employment, where KTH applies probationary employment the first 6 months.

Qualifications

To qualify for the position, you must have at least a high school level education within engineering, automation or equivalent. You have experience of modern engineering work, as well as experience of working with advanced machines such as numerical controlled workshop machines and industrial robots. Further on, knowledge in Swedish and/ or English, spoken and written, is mandatory.

It is a prerequisite if you have a M.Sc. in mechanical engineering, automation or equivalent. It is also meritorious if you have:

  • Experience of work with additive manufacturing
  • Programming skills of control systems for different types of machines and industrial robots

We will place great emphasis on your personal suitability, where we are looking for a highly motivated candidate who can work independently and in groups. Furthermore, you are:

  • Quality focused
  • Independent
  • Driven
  • Curious

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s webbpage.

Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad. Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application.

Other information

Gender equality, diversity and zero tolerance against discrimination and harassment are important aspects of KTH´s work with quality as well as core values in our organization.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Type of employment: Permanent position
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to agreement
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: M-2018-1645
Contact:
  1. Andreas Archenti, Professor, +46 8 790 83 53
  2. Amir Rashid, Associate Professor, +46 8 790 63 73
  3. Maya Öberg, HR Officer (only HR matters), +46 8 790 76 53
Published: 2018-10-23
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