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Senior Additive Manufacturing Material Engineer

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date: 6 December 2023

Your role

We are now recruiting to an exciting position in Aeronautics, and have the opportunity to offer a position as Additive Manufacturing Material Engineer. You will be an important part of Aeronautices Centre for Additive Manufacturing, and join our growth for future capabilities and industrial adaptation.

The function will have the opportunity to contribute to SAAB Aeronautics work developing Additive Manufacturing as an integrated capability in Aeronautics. You will be an important part in our airworthiness team, and introducing new AM materials and processes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead development and qualifications of AM materials and processes
    • Mid TRL research with external partner
    • Developing testing programs to generate material data and support with stress data
    • Finalize parameters in standards
  • Collaborate with experts from stress analysis and other specialists
  • Problem solving and give advice from design to production of AM articles
  • Participate in training solutions in AM for Aeronautics employees
  • Participate in our work for future capabilities
  • Participate in SAAB common projects and share best practice
  • Collaborate in the development on AM strategies and roadmaps
  • Act as a point of contact between different departments

You will have the opportunity to develop a role and a function and network over the whole of Aeronautics, as well as collaborate with other Business Areas within SAAB.

Your profile

You have experience from Additive Manufacturing, as a specialist in material and process technology in AM. Experience from aluminium or titanium is a merit, but not a requirement. You have a firm academic background, possibly with a PhD. You understand the physics in the material as well as how to produce and evaluate stress data, and can hold detailed discussions with specialists in stress engineering.

You have excellent communication skills and a natural networker, being able to explain the complex in a simple way. A hands-on approach and willing to contribute beyond your primary responsibilities is a requirement.

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

What you will be a part of

You will be a part of Aeronautics Centre of Additive Manufacturing (ACAM), comprising of material experts, designers, lead research and qualification experts. Together we support and enable the development and delivery of our Business Units.

ACAM is a part of Business Unit Advanced Programs, where we focus on our future capabilities, building for our future, and contributing to the capability, profitability and delivery of our current platforms. ACAM is currently 5 employees, but is growing and investing. We can offer an opportunity to grow with us and develop your skills and experiences. You will be organized directly under the Head of Aeronautics Centre for Additive Manufacturing.

The Aeronautics business area is an innovative supplier of world-class aircraft systems, advanced aerostructures, and a wide range of support solutions within civil and military aviation. The business area researches, develops, and produces military aviation systems. We are building for the future through research and studies into innovative flight systems and the further development of our products. Read more about us here

By joining Aeronautics, you will be a part of a diverse, collaborative and supportive organisation with an emphasis on professional growth and work-life balance. You will work in an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.