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Technical service engineer

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date
24 April 2021
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Can you see yourself working with complex technical systems in situations where your decisions, your expertise  and your commitment has an imminate impact on the customers operational capability?

If the answer is “Yes” then you might be the one we are looking for as an addition to our committed team.

Your role

We are looking for a person with experience from combat systems and subsystems. As a Technical Service Engineer you will be part of our first line support, providing our customer with operational capability by handling both corrective and preventive maintenance tasks. First line support means providing support on-site / onboard but you will also be part of our second line support located in our own workshop in Linköping. You will work in close co-operation with colleagues located in different parts of Saab as well as utilizing several sub-contractors both domestic and international to achive your goal.

The main tasks are:

  • System/sub-system faultfinding and fault localization tasks

  • Onboard weapon platform (ship)

  • In workshop

  • Perform corrective maintenance tasks

  • Plan for and perform preventive maintenance tasks

  • Assessing failure reports, draw conclusions  and suggesting long term mitigating actions

  • Write service reports

  • Assist product development department by providing in-depth system knowledge gathered from the support of operational systems

  • Assist sales department and product management department by providing a trusted link between end-users and Saab.

Your profile

You consider yourself to be an energetic and motivated team player always ready to step in and do the work required for the team to achive its goal. You enjoy travelling and being out on missions supporting our customer on-site where missions can last from days to weeks. You have a special interest in understanding the relationship between a technical systems functionality and the ability it creates for the user. You create and maintain good customer relationships based on business conduct. You see it as an honor to be able to help others develop and are happy to share your knowledge with others.

Required skills:

  • Several years of experience working with combat systems

  • Computer literacy with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and PDM-systems (e.g. IFS)

  • Good workshop experience from working with both electronics and mechanics

  • Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written

Desired skills:

  • Several years of experience working with faultfinding and fault localization on complex technical systems

  • Experience from underwater sensors

  • Knowledge and handling in Linux-based software

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.

What you will be a part of

You will be part of a team that is permeated by good camaraderie with a frank conversation climate and where much of the work is done in close collaboration, a team that enjoys the work and looks forward to tomorrow's challenges.

You will collaborate with experienced technical service engineers, field service engineers and other proffessionals in an environment that fosters career development and personal growth. You will be a part of the After Sales & Customer Support department focusing on sensors, sea mines and depths charges within the business unit Underwater Systems. You will be located to Linköping but will spend a lot of time supporting our customer on-site mainly in other parts of Sweden. You will be a part of business area Dynamics, which you can read more about here ( at our external web page.

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

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.