Lund University, MAX IV , Engineering

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

MAX IV is a Swedish national large-scale research laboratory hosted by Lund University. It provides scientists from Sweden as well as internationally, with state-of-the-art instrumentation for research in areas such as engineering, physics, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually, conducting ground-breaking experiments in materials and life sciences using the brilliant X-ray light. As a national laboratory, MAX IV is operated in agreement with governmental regulations, and in compliance with major funders such as the Swedish Research Council (VR) and the Wallenberg Foundation. 250 people are currently employed at MAX IV Laboratory, and 16 beamlines are funded. The facility is in a ramp-up phase with 3 beamlines now receiving users and 13 more scheduled to be commissioned and built to receive users within the next few years. The facility is dimensioned for 25-28 beamlines.

Engineering is a group in the Accelerator division, divided in 7 teams and responsible throughout the entire MAX IV facility for:

Vacuum, Mechanical design, Mechanical manufacturing, Automation and electrical systems, Stability, alignment and (optical metrology) (SAM), Water cooling systems and Installation and maintenance coordination (MIC).

- Responsible for machine safety at MAX IV Laboratory and for applying regulatory compliance standards in machine safety
- Responsible to coordinate the machine safety work group at MAX IV Laboratory
- Lead the process of CE marking of scientific equipment developed at MAX IV Laboratory
- Responsible for conducting risk analysis with focus on machine safety
- Responsible for compiling technical files for equipment developed at MAX IV Laboratory
- Responsible for issuing declaration of conformity for equipment developed at MAX IV Laboratory
- Taking part in regular safety audits with focus on machine safety

- Engineering degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent with relevance for the position
- Minimum three years of working experience with machine safety
- Knowledge and experience with Machinery Directive
- Experience in project management and working with technical projects 
- Experience reviewing equipment, including conveyance and machinery for proper guarding, interlocks, and safety features 
- Experience in project management and working with technical projects 

To be successful in this position we expect the right candidate to have the ability to take initiative and to collaborate with different teams and functions as well as work independently. It’s important that the candidate is quality conscious and structured. Good command of written and spoken English is required.

Probational period may apply.

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2019/372
  • Eshraq Al Dmour, +46732326525
  • Magnus Berglund, +46462228824
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64,
Published 05.Feb.2019
Last application date 10.Mar.2019 11:59 PM CET

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