Manager - Material Technology

Stockholm, SE
den 13 juli 2021
den 28 juli 2021
As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we've made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity

As the manager for the unit Material Technology you will be responsible for a team of highly skilled material engineers. The technology area is in a growing phase. The team handles several technical issues and studies within Material Technology. Surface treatment methods, thermal interface materials, corrosion issues, additive manufacturing, materiel properties vs cost, to mention a few.

There are presently 5 employees, and some consultants, in the team. You will play an important part in expanding and develop this area within Business Unit Networks.

This includes:
  • Management of the present staff
  • Recruiting of new engineers
  • Handling relationship with suppliers, manufacturing sites and other relevant partners including Universities
  • Drive technology leadership and research in Material Technology
  • Handling the global responsibility of the material technology area, working closely with a wide range of projects at different Ericsson sites in the world

In addition to the Material Technology area, you will contribute to the Mechanical, Material & Thermal (MMT) department leadership team, defining and executing the sector strategy and ensuring that the whole of MMT is successful.

You will
  • Mentor, engage and ensure that your employees succeed in what they do!
  • Enable competence build up among personnel, and build long-term competence strategy within the development area
  • Maintain good physical and psychosocial work environment and enabling people and team building
  • Contribute to the development of outstanding Network Products and User Experience
  • Be part of the MIT-leadership team to build vision, formulate directions and set targets for the business

You will in this role report to Head of MIT.

To be successful in the role you must have
  • A relevant university degree
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with proven experience as a line manager or leader within an ICT R&D operation
  • Solid knowledge, understanding and experience of R&D processes, including lean & agile practices
  • Experience in development initiatives in multi-site organizations or projects
  • Result oriented abilities and you find it stimulating to work with organizational change and collaboration across organizational boundaries
  • Business and costumer focus with a high accountability to deliver results
  • Good skills and knowledge in the material technology area, radio design and radio products
  • Good experience in developing and driving strategy, preferably within telecom or/and material technology area
  • Good overall technical understanding of material suppliers, their products and production technologies
  • A genuine interest in people and fully embrace the Ericsson leadership framework
  • Large degree of flexibility and willingness to seek different tasks
  • Proficiency in English, both verbal and written

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds - you will be redefining it. You won't develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

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If you have any specific questions about this role, please contact recruiter Peder Andersson at

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

Location for this role: Stockholm, Sweden
Last day to apply: July 27

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Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson's Code of Business Ethics.

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