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Höganäs Sweden

Automation Engineer

Automation Engineer


Höganäs is the global thought leader in its industry and our ambition is to become the first green metal powder producer in the world. We are looking for an experienced and driven Automation Engineer who can join us on our journey of change and climate neutrality.

About the position

We are constantly striving towards further optimizing our processes for existing and future powders, to get as competitive powder as possible. The Electrical Engineering team is part of our Global Technology organization and consists of 15 highly dedicated colleagues with a lot of broad and specialized know-how in the field of automation and process control. Global Technology brings together our core competencies in process and equipment and supports the various facilities around the world.  

As an experienced Automation Engineer, your main focus will be working with the design of electrical and automation systems. You will follow the projects from feasibility studies to completion and handover of process lines. The work areas include project management, design of electrical drive systems and heating systems as well as instrumentation, process control systems, programming and commissioning.

Höganäs focuses on building process lines with high personal and process safety, meaning a part of the work includes design of SIL and PL classified process equipment.

The work will be performed at Höganäs’ production sites in Höganäs and Halmstad as well as at our sites around the world. Depending on what project you are involved in travelling will be required several days per year.

The position is a full-time permanent position located in Höganäs. You will be reporting to the Manager of Electrical Engineering.

Your profile

We are looking for you who have several years of experience in Automation, preferably from the process industry. Knowledge and experience in industrial IT systems and process control are a plus. Höganäs mainly use ABB 800xA as automation platform.

Suitable education is a Master of Science, Bachelor of Science, or an equivalent degree in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Automation and Process Control.

As an experienced Automation Engineer, you are analytic and structured and have a genuine technical interest. You are a team player and possess a broad technical knowledge which you enjoy continuing to develop as well as sharing with others. Cooperation with the sites in Sweden as well as on an international level with suppliers and subsidiaries requires you to have excellent skills in speech and writing in both Swedish and English. 

Working at Höganäs

We aim to offer a great and meaningful place to work where you can fulfil your potential and ambitions. We have a clear management philosophy, and just like us you believe that through collaboration and openness we develop as individuals and as a company. We see all employees, regardless of position, as leaders when we approach the challenges that the world - and we - face. In close cooperation with our stakeholders, we steer towards our vision of a sustainable society – and inspire industry to make more with less.

More about Höganäs

Höganäs is the world leader in the iron and metal powders market, with an annual capacity of 500,000 tons. Together with our customers, we develop tomorrow’s solutions for the automotive industry, surface and joining technologies, additive manufacturing and water treatment, which contribute to a more sustainable society. Höganäs was founded in 1797 and today we employ 2,400 committed people in 16 countries in Americas, Europe and Asia. Our turnover in 2020 was €0.8 billion. Our owners are Lindéngruppen and FAM.


We hold interviews on an ongoing basis, so do not wait with your application. The last day to apply is June 15th.

Contact persons
Charlotte Siversson
HR Business Partner
Ola Löfgren
Manager Electrical Engineering


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