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Senior Production Engineer

Are you a star in creating a scalable, reliable and cost-effective production? Do you enjoy having a global interface? Come join us!

As a Senior Production Engineer, you have a key role in developing, standardizing and maintaining our production engineering concepts, with the aim to create a scalable, reliable and cost-effective production.

Apart from working closely with members of the R&D team, you will have an interface with our global supply units in Sweden, Germany, Singapore, China and the USA during new product introduction and industrialization, as well as during the product maintenance phase. The job also includes working independently with external suppliers in developing equipment, fixtures, and tools.

You will report to Global Operations Director Vacuum Automation division and the position is located at Piab’s head office in Täby, Sweden.

What you will do

  • Develop and implement a global production engineering strategy for the Vacuum Automation division, with scalability, cost and quality as key focus areas
  • Develop production tools, methods and work instructions for new products (NPI), with a high focus on built in quality control and mistake-proofing (poka-yoke)
  • Drive process improvement within the production engineering function
  • Provide the supply units with support when upgrading, trouble shooting and maintaining production equipment
  • Lead and drive coordination of production engineering issues between the supply units
  • In close cooperation with R&D and Procurement, drive DFA and DFM analysis of new products
  • Keep production tools, methods and developments in the production technology area up to date

We are looking for

You are proactive, make things happen and take responsibility for the results.

You execute plans with commitment and determination, and always strive to deliver high quality results.

You have a methodical and systematic approach, you plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively.

You collaborate well with others by sharing your knowledge, experience and information, in order to achieve common goals.

Skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Higher degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years of working experience in production engineering, preferably in a lean manufacturing environment
  • Ability to develop and implement plans in a global, cross-functional environment with a holistic mind-set
  • Ability and willingness to shift between operational hands-on tasks and more strategic thinking
  • Excellent English skills, both verbal and written
  • Fluency in Swedish is a merit
  • Strong technical skills
  • Experience from working in a global organization is an advantage
  • Documented training in lean tools and methods is an advantage

We offer

As a Piab employee, you are part of an innovative company that is at the forefront in its field. We are a growing organization, which creates opportunities for career development, both within Sweden and abroad, and together we build Piab’s future.

Together with your colleagues, you work in a family atmosphere where there is good team spirit and collaboration throughout the organization.

We offer a favorable working week, flextime, pension plan and wellness allowance. You also have free access to a well-equipped gym in the same building.


Apply for the position by sending us your CV to This is an ongoing selection, so make sure to apply as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving your application!

Please note that you need to hold a Swedish work permit to apply for this position.


Should you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Global Operations Director Vacuum Automation division, Maria Kingstad, at

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