Ovako AB

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.

On behalf of Ovako, AxÖ Consulting is searching for applicants for a position as Research and Development Engineer. Ovako are in an expansive and exciting phase and in need of you who are motivated to develop the business together with them

If you are looking for a company where you can develop in your profession, Ovako may be the right choice 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 will develop quantification techniques of steel with the aim to predict final component properties through assessment of the product we deliver.

The aim is to increase Ovako’s offer by supplying data regarding our steel that can be used in the design of a component.


You should be responsible, goal-directed, flexible and methodical. Further, you are skilled in problem-solving and are excited about the discovery of innovative possibilities to create and meet changes.  We expect that you have the ambition to continue to develop yourself, see new possibilities and that you take great responsibility for your tasks.

At Ovako, development is a natural part of the work, and we hope it is for you as well.


To be successful, you have some years experience working as a research and development engineer. Experience in ultrasonic techniques, light optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy and fatigue is valued. Experience from project management is preferred.

High proficiency 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 2018/8
  • Linda Axäng, 079-3405442
Publicerat 2018-01-12
Sista ansökningsdag 2018-02-25

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