Maskiningenjör (Graduate/Trainee)


Avesta, SE

We're in search of a Mechanical Engineer to become a valued member of our team in Avesta, Sweden - one of Outokumpu’s largest stainless steel production sites.


Become a vital part of our team at Outokumpu's premier stainless steel production site in Avesta, Sweden. Avesta is renowned for its expertise in advanced material steel making and specializes in producing high-quality stainless steel grades with a commitment to sustainability.


As a Mechanical Engineer, you'll play a key role in ensuring the efficiency, reliability, and quality of our production equipment while contributing to our mission of being the customer's first choice in sustainable stainless steel.


Main responsibilities include:

  • Operational Performance & Optimization: Ensure equipment meets quality standards and optimize procedures for reliability and efficiency.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify and propose enhancements for machinery and processes, improving performance and safety.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with teams to drive continuous improvement in equipment reliability and performance related to Ways of Working.
  • Documentation, Analysis & Design: Maintain accurate documentation, conduct root cause analyses, and utilize CAD systems for design and analysis.
  • Project Management: Lead & participate in projects to modernize machinery, improve maintenance, and provide training for Operators.
  • Grow Your Expertise: Seize international and cross-functional career opportunities with our support and investment in your development.


Who are you?

  • Master’s degree in engineering (e.g., metallurgy, material, manufacturing, industrial economics) or equivalent competence.
  • Previous experience in a similar role and/or process industry is an asset.
  • Openminded to International projects/assignments.
  • Proactive mindset with the ability to develop processes and projects.
  • Eager to learn, develop cross-functional skills, and embrace new challenges.
  • Possess a hands-on attitude and enjoy taking initiative.
  • Outstanding communicator with high integrity and collaborate approach.
  • CAD, Six Sigma and/or LEAN certifications are highly esteemed.
  • Working proficiency in English is required. Swedish language is considered an advantage.

Why Join Us?

  • Global Impact: Be part of a company shaping the future of sustainable steel production, impacting industries worldwide.
  • Career Growth: Realize your dream career in an environment that values high performance and personal fulfillment.
  • Supportive Culture: Enjoy a supportive and inclusive culture where your contributions are recognized and respected.
  • Sustainable Work: Contribute to meaningful and sustainable work that will leave a positive legacy for generations to come.


We promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in Outokumpu. We make every effort to ensure all employees feel welcome and that they are equally heard and have equal opportunities.


Submit your application via our career platform before June 9th 2024. Act swiftly; the position may be filled before the final application date.


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Join our team at Outokumpu in Avesta and play a pivotal role in ensuring quality of our stainless steel production!



Outokumpu is the global leader in stainless steel. The foundation of our business is our ability to tailor stainless steel into any form and for almost any purpose. Stainless steel is sustainable, durable and designed to last forever. Our customers use it to create civilization’s basic structures and its most famous landmarks as well as products for households and various industries. Outokumpu employs approximately 9,000 professionals in more than 30 countries, with headquarters in Helsinki, Finland and shares listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.