SSAB - Automation technician The coking plant
Luleå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Automation engineer, manufacturing industry
Work model On location
Application due date 31 July 2024
Are you the one?

Are you communicative, structured and driven? Do you have a technical education in industry, electricity or automation? Then you are welcome to submit your application for the position as an automation technician already today. You will get to work in a very competent group of colleagues in electricity and automation. Location Luleå.

Becoming part of the SSAB family means going along on a journey. A journey that we believe is crucial for the future and sustainability of the planet. Steel has been one of the most important materials for our societal development and will continue to be so in the future. In our homes, in bridges that connect our cities and in the cars of tomorrow. At SSAB, we are proud of our history and our leadership in high-strength steel. At the same time, we are aware that steel production is one of the industries that emits the most greenhouse gases in the world. That must change. We have therefore developed the world's first fossil-free process for steel production and around 2030 we will be largely fossil-free. As part of SSAB, you will be important in realizing this goal and thus contribute to a green transformation of the entire steel industry.

About the service

The task of the maintenance section is to provide competent and efficient maintenance services to ensure a high operational availability of our facility and production equipment.

Automation technicians on maintenance are locally organized/placed and collaborate at all organizational levels within production.

At SSAB, we have a group-organized way of working, which places demands on your and the work group's ability to independently drive the work process from planning to execution and follow-up.

The role of automation technician includes tasks such as preventive maintenance, deeper troubleshooting, error analysis and development of existing equipment and systems. As a technician in electricity and automation, you are an important cog in the work towards a higher degree of automatic condition-based maintenance. Because you are technically skilled in your field, you are helpful with questions from the entire production organization connected to maintenance.

Working hours are daytime.

Your main areas of responsibility

  • Preventive maintenance.
  • Deeper troubleshooting.
  • Fault analyzes and development of existing equipment and systems.

About you

  • We are looking for you who have a technical education in electricity or automation at least high school level.
  • Do you have experience from industry, the process industry or similar activities and have also worked with Siemens S7, ABB AC450, ABB 800xA, ACS600, ACS800, ACS 880, instrument and combustion technology, process meters and AC/DC drives or similar tasks meritorious, but not a requirement.
  • It is also desirable that you have experience with networks and IT systems.
  • Good knowledge of Swedish and English is a requirement as documentation and communication with suppliers takes place in these languages.
  • Driving license B is a requirement for the position.
  • You are a meticulous and structured person.
  • To thrive in the role, we believe that you have the ability to work both independently and in a group.
  • You need to be able to take initiative and be the driving force in the work when the situation calls for it.
  • As you will have a close collaboration with both internal and external colleagues, we are looking for you who are communicative and feel confident in making contact with various roles and positions within the business, both internal and external.


Our offer

At SSAB, diversity and inclusion are part of our culture. We use our values ​​– driving, genuine and one step ahead – in our daily decision-making, always with the customer in focus. It makes us all team players, with a common drive to improve. When you start at SSAB, you become part of an organization with passionate problem solvers who work together on important challenges. We will support your growth by offering a safe and friendly workplace that contributes to work-life balance. At SSAB, you have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and grow.

We offer a wide range of valued benefits to our employees. Here are some examples of that:

Profit sharing

Flexible conditions for shortening working hours

Health care allowance

The recruitment process

1. Apply

2. Interview

3. Reference taking

4. Health examination

5. Sign

Background checks may be carried out as part of the recruitment process.

Do you have questions regarding the service?

Feel free to contact recruiting manager Henrik Högström, Head of Electrical Maintenance section, tel. 0920 - 924 94.

We refrain from contacts from recruitment companies, advertising sellers and the like regarding this advertisement.

Trade union information is provided by the Academics' Association, the Union and the Leaders, which can be reached via our switchboard on tel. 0920-920 00.

A few words from your future boss

"I, who will be your immediate manager, is named Henrik Högström. As an automation technician, you will have stimulating and varied work within the company.

If you are interested and want to develop the sections and the department, this could be something for you. Welcome with your application."

SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company that builds a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world through refined steel products and services. Together with our partners, SSAB has developed SSAB Fossil-free™ steel and plans to reinvent the value chain from the mine to the end customer, largely eliminating carbon dioxide emissions from our own operations. SSAB Zero™, a largely carbon-free steel based on recycled steel, further strengthens SSAB's leading position and our comprehensive sustainable offering regardless of the raw material. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries and production facilities in Sweden, Finland and the USA. SSAB is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and secondary listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Join us on the journey! www.ssab.com, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, X and YouTube.

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About the employer
Becoming part of the SSAB family means joining a journey. A journey that we believe is essential for the sustainability of this planet. Steel has been one of the most important materials for developing our society and it will continue to be so. In the roofs over our heads, in the bridges connecting our cities and in the cars of tomorrow. At SSAB we are proud of our history and leadership in high-strength steel. But we are also aware that the production of steel is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases in the world. That has to change. That is why we have developed the world’s first fossil free steel production and has committed to becoming largely fossil-free by around 2030. As part of SSAB you will be instrumental in realizing this goal and push for the green transformation of the whole steel industry. At SSAB we strive for a diverse and inclusive environment. We use our values – driven, true and ahead – in making everyday decisions, keeping the customer at the heart of what we do. This makes us all team players, each with the drive to improve. When joining SSAB you will become part of an organization of passionate problem solvers working together on important challenges. We will support your growth by providing a safe and friendly workplace that contributes to work-life balance. If you set out to achieve it, at SSAB you will have the possibility of broadening your skills and becoming a true world-class master within your field. The world needs sustainable steel – together we can make it happen.
www.ssab.com