Location: Hofors

Ovako is a leading European producer of engineering steel for customers in the bearing, transport and manufacturing industries. The steel production is based on scrap, making Ovako one of the Nordic region’s largest consumers of recycled scrap. Ovako’s customers are found mainly in the European engineering industry and its subcontractors.

Is it important for you to be challenged and develop in your role as an engineer? Do you perform your best in companies that believe in and value your potential? Through AxÖ consulting, Ovako is now searching for a highly motivated and methodical Research and Development Engineer to the department of Group Marketing and Technology.  

If you want to work for a steel producing company in the forefront of the development, and heading for a bright future, Ovako is the company for you!

Ovako offers:

  • A stimulating workplace with excellent possibilities for professional development and advancement of your career.
  • Good employee benefits.
  • A variety of tasks that gives you the opportunity to grow in your profession.
  • Motivated and successful colleagues.

Ovako is continuously striving for good staff management, which has probably contributed to that the department of Marketing and Technology received the highest rating in surveys regarding employees’ excitement of going to work.


As a research and development engineer, you shall translate the demands of the final component to improvement developments in Ovako’s production and products.

Process and product development aiming to strengthen Ovako’s attribute brands. Specific tasks for the development of the hybrid steel.


To be successful in this job-role you are self-driven, goal-oriented and skilled in problem solving.  You are comfortable with taking initiatives and researching the information you need but also see the value of learning from other people’s experience. As a person you need to exude confidence and professionalism and be skilled in developing long-term business relations. In your role as an Engineer you always strive to achieve your goals and care about the quality of your work.


To be successful, you have worked some years as a research and development engineer. You also have good knowledge in material science, physical properties, process metallurgy and knowledge in heat treatment processes. Experience from project management preferred.

Fluent in English is required to be able to communicate with global stakeholders, additional languages are a plus.

Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde Enligt överenskommelse
Löneform Månadslön
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Hofors
Län Gävleborgs län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2018/7
  • Linda Axäng, 079-3405442
Publicerat 2018-01-12
Sista ansökningsdag 2018-02-25

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