The Science Directorate at the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, invites applications for a Mechatronics Engineer position.
The Neutron Chopper group is part of the Instrument Technologies Division within the Science Directorate. The division is dedicated to providing key systems to the construction of the facilities scientific instruments and supporting them during operation. The chopper group will compose 8-10, engineers and technicians who are jointly responsible for neutron choppers systems across the facility. The group’s activities are undertaken within the context of an international ESS scientific and technical collaboration with partners around Europe.
The engineer will participate in small project teams of engineers and technicians executing both technology development and instrument construction projects.
Activities within the Chopper technologies development project will include;
Activities within Instrument construction project supporting the chopper work unit leaders will include;
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.
The nature of this position with a development, project and equipment support role requires the right candidate to be polyvalent with both technical competence, and operational capacities and with hands on experience. We are therefore looking for the following qualifications:
The candidate should be able to demonstrate;
In addition experience would be preferred in ;
We truly believe that to enjoy and perform in this position, you consider these following competencies as a significant part of your character; you have lots of energy, are dedicated, are self motivated, and a good sense of humour.
Application & Contact
Please apply on our homage; http://europeanspallationsource.se/vacancies and 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 22nd of February 2015. For further information regarding the position please contact Group Leader Choppers, Iain Sutton and for further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Kristina Bacos.