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Water cooling Engineer - Team Leader

  • Yrkesroll

    Civilingenjör, maskin

  • Anställning

    Heltid, Tillsvidare

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    13 september

  • Sök jobbet senast

    4 oktober

Om jobbet

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 II is a group in the Accelerator division, divided in 5 teams and responsible throughout the entire MAX IV facility for Automation, Electrical systems,  Water cooling systems, Logistics and Installation and maintenance coordination (MIC).

The water cooling system at MAX IV, with MW cooling capacity, high demands on temperature stability, water quality, redundancy and vibrations, provides cooling for our advanced research equipment and the building.


As a team leader for the water cooling team you plan and coordinate the daily work for the team (currently 2 VVS technicians). You also represent the team in meetings.

You will be the "subsystem owner" for the advanced water cooling system at MAX IV  and take care of planning, dimensioning, purchasing and installation of new cooling projects as well as operation and maintenance of the MAX IV watercooling system.
Coordination with the landlord concerning the operation and maintenance of the watercooling system owned by the landlord.


The successful candidate must have an engineering degree relevant for the position, minimum five years of practical experience with watercooling systems, knowledge of flowcharts, dimensioning, maintenance and project planning. Very good skills in English is required.

Additional requirements are experience of design of advanced cooling systems and knowledge of heat transfer simulations.

To be successful in this position we expect the right candidate to be structured, have the ability to take initiatives and to collaborate. It´s important that the candidate is quality conscious and has the abilty to lead others. 

We can offer you highly skilled and dedicated colleagues, a vibrant melting pot of diversity, and a challenging and stimulating work environment.

Probationary period may apply.

On call services may apply in the future.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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