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HW Engineer, Control Systems and Autonomous Equipment

Business Unit Automation as part of Division Digital Mining Technologies is driving an exciting and revolutionary transformation in the mining industry. This industry is going totally digital, which has a radical impact on our customers’ way of thinking and the way they run their businesses. Sandvik is the global market leader in this area, offering cutting-edge digital products and solutions for its customers worldwide. Our offering includes the AutoMine® product family, which provides solutions for fully automated and robotic mining technologies for underground and surface mining. We also have the best-in-class software solution, OptiMine®, for process optimization and analytics. It creates full-process transparency and control of mining operations including, real-time 3D-graphics based process control and artificial intelligence.

Hardware and Services team within Business Unit Automation creates and maintains high-quality, stable and robust HW and Autonomy platform for use of all Sandvik Rock Technologies divisions globally. Team provides professional services in HW design, implementation and product lifecycle management for various technology areas.

We are looking for a HW Engineer to support our current and growing business in the field of digital mining products. This position is permanent and based in Tampere, Finland.

We’re ready to invest in you and your professional development. So, are you in for a super exciting digital journey?

About your mission

As a HW Engineer, Control Systems and Autonomous Equipment your main responsibilities will be:

  • Maintain Sandvik HW platform, controlling component life cycles, plan component replacements and new component selections.
  • Bring your proven hardware expertise to various Mine Automation projects
  • Implement HW projects, including typically electronics design, component selections, sensors (incl. IMU and sensor fusion), specification creation and component testing and verification
  • Guide and manage selecting and testing new HW components together with Sandvik Rock Technologies divisions to provide reliable and sustainable solutions for our customers
  • Co-operate with suppliers to find best possible solutions to match our requirements
  • Actively monitor market situation and new emerging technologies which could be utilized in Sandvik

About you

You have a suitable technical education (e.g. Bachelor or Master of Science) and experience working with HW components and electronics, making component selections, running or implementing mobile machine automation or other automation engineering projects. Your previous experience from autonomous mobile equipment or vehicles is a great advantage. You are a team player and your way of working is systematic and you have passion to get things done in time and quality. This job requires excellent written and verbal skills in English and willingness to travel occasionally.

What is in it for you?

We offer you versatile tasks in a modern, continuously evolving and international product development environment, as well as the opportunity to develop your own professional skills and career. In addition, we offer good employee benefits and inclusive corporate culture focused on sustainable development, with values such as Innovation, Fair Play, Customer Focus and Passion to Win. At Sandvik, we believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better environment for our employees, our business and, thereby, our customers. Visit our Solid Ground stories hubLinkedIn and Facebook to get to know us better.

Contact information

For further information about the position, please contact:
Riku Rauhala, Engineering Manager, Hardware & Services, or tel. +358 400 147451 (calls on Mondays or Tuesdays at 16:00-16:30 EET).

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact:
Sandvik HR Services Finland, tel. +358 800 1 44444 (at 8-16 EET).

Want to be part of our Automation team?

We will be reviewing applications as per submitted, so send your application and CV including your salary request as soon as possible, no later than Sunday October 16th, 2022.

Read about Sandvik and apply at If you wish to add a cover letter to your application, please make sure to attach the file when uploading your resume.

Job ID: R0029823

Our company and culture

Sandvik develops new technologies and innovations in the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. This is your opportunity to join Sandvik’s smart minds, all working together to build a better future for the mining industry.

We are forerunners in developing automated equipment for mining which is reducing accidents and improving safety at our customers’ operations. We have a strong focus on sustainability and circularity; Sandvik is committed to halving our CO2 impact by 2030 and our battery electric vehicle offering is developed with this ambitious target in mind.

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HW Engineer, Control Systems and Autonomous Equipment

Kokopäiväinen, Vakituinen

Julkaistu 30.09.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
+900 milj. euroa

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