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Ansök senast: 2022-12-11

Engineer within experimental R&D

Publicerad 2022-10-12

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Staff Function R&D, within Strategic Development, is searching for an Engineer within experimental R&D

Who are we?

Vattenfall R&D is responsible for conducting business driven technical development that creates value for Vattenfall and helps realizing our strategy. We develop cost-effective, safe & sustainable solutions to improve our assets within Hydro, Wind, Nuclear, SKB, Heat and Distribution. We take our responsibility seriously and together we are making the change towards fossil freedom. Our goal is to enable a fossil-free living within one generation.

At Vattenfall R&D we go from ideas to real projects in short time. We know that our employees change the future of Vattenfall, and their ideas are extremely important.

What do we offer?

We offer you a flexible and warm work environment, a diverse group in age, gender, and nationalities where everyone is on an equal footing, a team of considerable freedom to shape your own day-to-day activities and the opportunity to work in an exciting and changing technical field of strategic importance to the company. At Vattenfall, we put high priority to enable a good balance between work and private life.

 Your tasks as an experimental R&D engineer

As an experimental R&D engineer within Vattenfall R&D, you will work with monitoring and measurements on our production units as well as performing experimental work and analysis at the Vattenfall R&D laboratory located in Älvkarleby.

Your assignments will vary, examples are:

  • Monitoring and measurements at our wind and hydro power assets
  • Propose and design measurement techniques for Vattenfall assets to acquire required data
  • Design experiments at the Älvkarleby laboratory
  • Analyse and evaluate measured data
  • Support production units regarding condition monitoring

Din bakgrund


Your qualifications

  • Relevant University degree within Engineering which could include mechanics, fluid mechanics and measurement techniques, e.g. MSc Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Previous experience from experimental work and measurements of vibrations, forces and flows
  • Work experience regarding condition monitoring within the power industry are advantageous 
  • Good communicative skills in English is a must. Swedish are advantageous
  • Driver's licence (B)

On a personal level, the position requires that you have social skills, are communicative and work well in teams with your R&D colleagues. You are a considerate listener with analytic skills expressing your reasoning clearly as well as succinctly. You are creative and often bring new ideas and approaches in work-related issues that can be transformed into action and added value for the company. We believe you have the capacity to drive the process from idea to practice and encourage diverse thinking to achieve goals.


Mer information


Location: Älvkarleby. Regular travels are expected.

For questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Hiring Manager Mattias Nässelqvist, +46-72-562 36 80. For questions about the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Recruiter Peter Blixter, +46-72-237 3202.

Trade Union representatives in Sweden: Shahriar Badiei (Akademikerna), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Juha Siipilehto (SEKO), Anders Bohlin (Unionen). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.

We look forward to receiving your application with CV and cover letter no later than November 6th 2022.

 Read more about our benefits here: https://careers.vattenfall.com/about-us/compensation-and-benefits/

Read more on how we work with diversity and inclusion her: https://corporate.vattenfall.com/careers/working-at-vattenfall/diversity/

Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates can be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.

We look forward to your application!


Om oss


Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. Our main markets are Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the UK. The Vattenfall Group has approximately 20,000 employees. We have been electrifying industries, powering homes and transforming life through innovation for more than 100 years. We now want to make fossil free living possible within one generation and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system.


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