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Director, Product Marketing, Marine Solutions

We are looking for a product marketing director for our marine solutions. Your main tasks will be marketing, product management and sales support for marine solutions and with a special focus on next generation DC-based electrical solutions for marine, including market requirements, roadmaps and product management. You will report to the head of product management and marketing and work in close cooperation with area sales teams, business development and our factories. The role is global, and you will spend the majority of your time building relations with customers and partners. Therefore, frequent traveling is required. Your location can be at any of The Switch offices in Finland or Norway, although presence in both Finland and Norway is needed.

You have

  • Experience in marine sales
  • Experience in marine electrical systems and a vision of next generation solutions
  • Knowledge of drives and drive solutions, with previous use of drives in marine applications preferred
  • Abilities to be proactive, self-guided and extroverted
  • Fluent written and spoken English ability, other language skills are appreciated, especially German, Swedish / Norwegian

R&D Engineer Motor Controls, Marine Solutions

We are looking for an R&D Engineer to strengthen our design and product development team. Your main tasks will be design, specification and functional descriptions of frequency converters; with a special focus on next generation DC-based electrical solutions for marine. You will be a part of an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team that have a deep understanding and know-how of what makes the best frequency converters in the world. You will participate in projects both in deliveries and development and need to be willing to take big responsibility to get the projects delivered on time. Frequent traveling to our other locations and our delivered projects must be expected.

Our requirements:

  • Education in Power Electronics and Motor Controls and/or Cybernetics Engineering (M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Engineering)
  • Experience in working with frequency converters
  • Experience in C++/C#
  • Simulation experience
  • Experience from marine systems and their controls
  • Knowledge of marine drives functionality
  • DC distribution principles and components
  • Experience from product creation and productization process
  • Abilities to be proactive, self-guided and extroverted
  • Problem-solving initiative and ability to be a good team player
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Norwegian ability, other language skills are appreciated, especially German

We appreciate:

  • Knowledge of marine regulations and certifications
  • Knowledge electrical cad
  • Knowledge of hybrid technology and new application in marine industry
  • Knowledge technical documentation tools
  • Short circuit calculations and system protection
  • Good overall view of marine drives business and future trends
  • Knowledge and/or experience in HDL
  • Experience as project manager
  • Knowledge in national and international founding processes

The position is located at our Trondheim office in Norway.


 

Mechanical Engineer – Stord, Norway

We are looking for a mechanical engineer to strengthen our design and product development team. You will be working closely with our electrical engineering, purchasing, production and testing teams as well as in close cooperation with suppliers. You will participate projects and your tasks will also include technical documentation.

Our requirements:

  • Education in the respective field (M.Sc. in Engineering, Engineer)
  • Knowledge of using the latest 3D design tools (NX and Invertor)
  • Knowledge of liquid cooling technology and solutions
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods
  • Problem-solving initiative and ability to be a good team player

We appreciate:

  • Sheet metal knowledge
  • Technology & cost-driven approach
  • Cabinet built constructions
  • Cooling simulation experience
  • Knowledge of marine environment requirements for mechanical engineering

The position is located at our Stord office in Norway.


 

Office Assistant – Stord, Norway

We are seeking an office assistant for our office in Stord, Norway. Your main tasks will include basic HR tasks, such as updating personal information and other administrative tasks. Also organizing meetings, managing office supplies, writing different applications for research projects, producing marketing material and translations will be part of your daily work. Depending on your personal characteristics and know-how, you will have the possibility to take on additional responsibilities, such as social media or more.

We appreciate:

  • Appropriate studies or working experience from similar tasks
  • Self-initiative attitude
  • Good teamwork spirit
  • Good communication skills in Norwegian and English

You are well organized with your work and it comes natural to you to help and support the people around you. The position is located in our Stord office.

Interested?

If you are interested in bringing your skills to The Switch, please complete our application form, including your CV and salary request, by April 16. For more information, please contact Asbjørn Halseb​akke, General Manager, +479 3003755.

Application Engineer or Senior Application Engineer

We are looking for an application or senior application engineer to join our product development team. You will be responsible for our diverse application engineering tasks relating to our drive train products. You have experience from designing low-voltage megawatt-class converter controls and functions. Your main tasks will focus on drive train PLC programming, testing and start-up operations. PLC programming skills are not mandatory, but appreciated, along as your willingness to learn. You are proactive and assume responsibility for your job. In addition to a high level of technical knowledge, communication and team work are your strengths, since you will be working in close cooperation with other members of our engineering, production and testing teams. The preferred location is our Vaasa office; Helsinki and Lappeenranta are negotiable.

Our requirements:

  • Education in the respective field (M.Sc / B.Sc in Automation or Power Electronics) as well as a good understanding of electrical installations
  • Several years’ experience from industrial or marine automation
  • Knowledge of product development / engineering and related tasks and processes
  • Proficiency in English and Finnish

We appreciate:

  • Knowledge of a wide range of electrical systems and electrical machines
  • Experience from PLC programming
  • Experience from an international work environment
  • Problem-solving initiative and ability to be an active team player
  • Willingness to travel and give customer support on site

We offer:

  • A role in developing world-class drive trains
  • Interesting and challenging tasks related to converter development
  • Dynamic customer-oriented and international culture

 

Production Supervisor – Lappeenranta

We are looking for a production supervisor for our manufacturing location in Lappeenranta. You have a can-do attitude and show initiative.

Your responsibilities will be to support and manage the production and testing of generators and motors, simultaneously making sure that production is on-time and that safety and quality are carefully followed. Together with your colleagues at The Switch, you will be responsible for developing the working tools and methods.

Our requirements:

  • Sc. in electrical engineering, mechanical or a related field; alternatively, similar know-how from work experience in manufacturing
  • Experience in supervising production work
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good command of English

We appreciate:

  • Practical experience in production work
  • Good IT skills

 

Design Engineer

We are looking for a mechanical engineer to design and develop electrical machines. In your role, you will participate in creating new products for our customers as well as further developing current production models. You will work closely with our engineering team as well as with manufacturing, quality and project management staff.

You have proven your capabilities in demanding design assignments, including the 3D environment. We expect you to have a degree in mechanical engineering. The position is located at our Lappeenranta office, with Vaasa or Helsinki being negotiable.

We appreciate:

  • Experience in rotating machines
  • Experience in assembly line manufacturing
  • Good communication skills in Finnish and English
  • Ability to work independently

 

Lead Engineer

We are looking for a mechanical lead engineer to design rotating electrical machines as part of our customer-focused product development projects. You’ll take a lead engineering role in specific sales projects and work closely with our engineering team and technical account manager. You have proven your capabilities in demanding design assignments, including the 3D environment. We expect you to have a degree in mechanical engineering and expertise in rotating machines. Experience in electrical machines is appreciated. The preferred location is our Lappeenranta office, but Helsinki and Vaasa are negotiable.

We appreciate:

  • Experience in rotating machines, marine and high-speed applications
  • Experience in sleeve or rolling bearings
  • Experience in assembly line manufacturing
  • Good communication skills in Finnish and English
  • Ability to work independently
  • Readiness to travel

 

Electrical Engineer

We are looking for an electrical engineer who has experience from designing low-voltage megawatt-class converters and functions, including the active front end, inverter, brake and DC choppers, filters, and auxiliary & control devices. You are proactive and assume responsibility for your job. In addition to a high level technical knowledge, communication and team work are your strengths, since you will be working in close cooperation with other members of our engineering, purchasing, production and testing teams. The preferred location is our Vaasa office; Helsinki and Lappeenranta are negotiable.

Our requirements:

  • Education in the respective field (M.Sc / B.Sc in Electrical Engineering, Power Electronics) as well as a good understanding of electrical installations
  • Several years’ experience from industrial electrical engineering and / or the marine industry
  • Knowledge of using the latest tools E3 or Eplan
  • Knowledge of product development / engineering and related tasks and processes (component dimensioning, regulations, technical documentation, verification)
  • Good communication skills in English

We appreciate:

  • Knowledge of a wide range of electrical systems and electrical machines
  • Knowledge of E3 or Eplan development
  • Experience from an international work environment
  • Problem-solving initiative and ability to be an active team player

We offer:

  • A role in developing world-class drive trains
  • Interesting and challenging tasks related to converter development
  • Dynamic customer-oriented and international culture

 

Interested?

If you are interested in bringing your skills to The Switch, please complete our application form, including your CV and salary request, by April 9, 2017. For more information, please contact Mathias Martin, HR Manager, Tel. 040 8080 582.