The Motion Control & Automation Group (MCAG) is part of the Instruments Technologies Division and dedicated to provide and support key components and automation technologies required for the construction and operation of the facilities scientific instruments. The group will compose engineers and technicians of different areas of expertise, responsible for evaluation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of electrical, vacuum and motion/automation control systems on all instruments. Group members will operate within the stimulating environment of the scientific research, working closely with instrument engineers and scientists to define specifications and solutions required for the construction of the facilities world-leading suite of neutron scattering instruments.
The successful candidates will participate in the evaluation processes of automation control units for the ESS Neutron Scattering Instrumentation and in the construction of the Instruments:
The positions are time limited positions for 24 months. Your work place will be situated in Lund, Sweden but with temporary placements abroad for periods between one or two months.
What ESS can offer
At ESS we offer people with talent and passion a unique opportunity to be involved in the development and building of a world leading facility for materials research. Besides attractive employment and relocation conditions, the flexibility to balance work life with private life and good opportunities to further enhance your skills; you will also enjoy being part of an organizational culture that promotes and supports internal career growth. We pride ourselves in having successful collaboration across different functions, and as the facility continues to grow we will keep nurturing the international and vibrant environment welcoming people from all across the world.
This is a great opportunity for you as an engineer to start your career. We are looking for you who are driven, enjoy a challenging work and wants to take an active part in the daily work of ESS development. Further we are looking for the following qualifications:
We truly believe that to enjoy and perform in this position, you consider these following competencies as a significant part of your character:
We also find it essential that you have the ability to work both independently and as part of a group.
You will find the application on the webpage, http://europeanspallationsource.se.
Please provide your curriculum vitae and covering letter in English. Please note we only accept applications via the ESS website.
The deadline for applications is the 7th of December 2014. For further information regarding the position please contact Group Leader Motion Control & Automation Thomas Gahl and for further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Kristina Bacos.