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Ceramic Materials Technology Expert

Requisition ID:  12422
Category:  Research & Development
Career level:  Specialist
Contract type:  Permanent

Shape the Future!


Do you love challenges? Do you find technology extremely exciting? Welcome to the world of SKF, the world market leader in roller bearing and drive technology!


We are strengthening our Product Development team in Steyr, Austria with a


Ceramic Materials Technology Expert





  • You manage technology & product development projects, in order to further improve ceramic materials and manufacturing processes
  • You assess and improve structural ceramics (microstructure, mechanical and physical properties) considering specific bearing operating conditions and related requirements
  • You develop ceramic material specifications and define application limits
  • You evaluate ceramic component manufacturing processes/technologies (from powder to finished component)
  • You participate in technology development projects with special focus on NDT methods and related specifications
  • You support in qualifying potential new ceramic material suppliers
  • You cooperate and align with SKF internal research and development units, as well as with universities and external research institutes



  • University degree (preferably Materials Science) with competence in ceramic materials technology, ideally with skills in manufacturing processes of structural ceramics such as sintering & grinding
  • Knowledge and interest in project management
  • Excellent command of English & willingness to work in international teams
  • Ability to travel, open communicator, team player
  • Industrial experience is advantageous
  • Self-contained working attitude



According to the collective agreement of the metalworking industry of Austria, the minimum basic salary for this position is € 3.439,42 gross per month. The amount of the overpayment depends on your personal professional experience and qualifications.


Are you interested and meet the above mentioned requirements, please submit your application with CV no later than 23rd of June, 2021.


SKF Österreich AG

Attn. Mrs. Sabine Pichler

Seitenstettner Straße 15, 4401 Steyr, AUSTRIA

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.