[Neutron] Chief Instruments Project Engineer at ESS

Charlotta Olsson Charlotta.Olsson at esss.se
Thu Feb 23 08:06:50 CET 2012

Chief Instruments Project Engineer
The Programme Directorate at the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, invites applications for a "Chief Instruments Project Engineer".

Description of position/division
The Chief Instruments Project Engineer will be placed in the ESS Programme Directorate and will report to the Programme Director. She/he will be in-charge of the construction and installation of the ESS neutron instrument suite. 

Description of main responsibilities
The Chief Instruments Project Engineer will coordinate activities closely with instrument scientists and engineers in the Science Directorate, as well as coordinate activities between ESS and in-kind partners from the ESS partner countries. As a primary activity the Chief Instruments Project Engineer will be given the task of preparing ESS for instrument construction by implementing construction codes and specification for ESS and its in-kind partners.    

Higher education degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
Strong experience in instrument construction
Project management in a scientific facility
Experience in instrument construction and project management in a leading neutron scattering facility, are desirable
Experience as line-manager for a team of engineers and/or technicians is desirable
Experience of working in an international environment is essential
Excellent oral and written English skills are a prerequisite; knowledge of other European languages would be an advantage
What ESS can offer
Opportunity to work in an international environment
A unique opportunity to be involved from an early stage, in the development of a world-leading centre for materials research
Possibility for personal development
Relocation assistance, including family support and Swedish language courses is offered
Duration & Location
The position is permanent. Your work place will be situated in Lund, Sweden. 

Start date
The position is to be filled as soon as possible.

Application & Contact
Please provide your curriculum vitae and covering letter in English by entering http://www.ess-scandinavia.eu/open-positions. It is a requirement of our application process that the names and contact details (e-mail address and phone number) of three references be provided. The deadline for applications is 16th of March 2012.
Please note we only accept applications via the ESS website

For further information regarding the position, please contact Director for Science, Dr Dimitri Argyriou, dimitri.argyriou[at]esss.se or Head of the Instrument Division, Dr Ken Andersen, ken.andersen[at]esss.se 

For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Officer, Anne Säfström Lanner, anne.safstromlanner[at]esss.se. 
We look forward to receiving your application.

The European Spallation Source ESS AB will design, build and operate a multi-disciplinary, large-scale research infrastructure based on the world’s most powerful neutron source. ESS will provide scientists with unique and powerful neutron scattering instruments for the study of a large range of materials – from polymers and pharmaceuticals to membranes and molecules. The ESS project is partnered by 17 European countries, and hosted by Sweden and Denmark. The ESS will be built in Lund, Sweden, by a collaboration of European scientists and engineers. ESS is planned to produce the first neutrons by 2019. When the facility is in full operation 2025, ESS has around 450 employees.

ESS aim to ensure that staff are employed on the basis of ability and the requirements of the job, and that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of race, religion, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

(We have made our media choice regarding recruitments and kindly decline contact with media sellers.)

Charlotta Olsson
HR Officer

European Spallation Source ESS AB
P.O Box 176, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Visiting address: Tunavägen 24, 223 63 Lund

Mobile: +46 721 79 20 25
Phone: +46 46 888 30 25
E-mail: charlotta.olsson at esss.se


New phone number and new visiting address from 1st Feb 2012 ***

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