VTT Summer Internships 2019: Research Trainee for the area of engineering asset management (6021)

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Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Tampere, Finland

Job area: Lifecycle solutions

Application period: Monday, January 21, 2019 - Thursday, February 28, 2019

About us

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
VTT – beyond the obvious. www.vttresearch.com

VTT covers every level of asset management – from enterprise level market-driven asset strategy through plant or site level risk-based maintenance strategy planning, to critical asset level design and the implementation of true condition-based maintenance solutions that maximise effective uptime.

With us you will be responsible for

We are looking for a Research Trainee for the area of engineering asset management research. You will work together with our experts in the national research project within manufacturing industry, and participate in the following tasks:
• identification of key roles in the data value chain
• data collection from different sources (interviews, literature, customer data management systems) for a specified industrial application
• developing models and SW-tools for analyzing the data (e.g. life cycle cost and profit analyses and/or cost-benefit analyses of the service delivery)
• project reporting

We expect you to have

• interest in modelling, analyzing data and solving problems both in business and technology domains
• bachelor level studies in industrial engineering & management, machine technology, life cycle engineering or mechanical engineering
• confidence in writing and speaking English
• you are eager to learn and work in collaborative networks

As a person you are

We appreciate very much if you are open-minded, solutions-oriented and practical team player who gets along with people. The work includes networking and communication with research partners and customers, good communication and networking skills are essential.

We offer

At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our people is the core of the next generation VTT. Our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. We offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching.

We offer a great opportunity to develop technological competences in Lifetime solutions research area together with VTT´s top experts. You will have an opportunity to work in large research projects in one of the best research institutes in Europe. Our researchers in the multidisciplinary research projects will guide and support you in your work

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Eila Lehmus, Research Team Leader (tel. +358 (0)50 5531 805) on Friday 21.1. between 1 pm to 3 pm or Friday 1.2. between 1 pm to 3 pm.

Make sure to apply early since interviews will start as soon as suitable candidates are found.

VTT is participating as a responsible employer in The Responsible Summer Job 2019 campaign. As a responsible employer, we commit ourselves to the principles of responsible summer job. Please read more from https://kesaduuni.org/responsible-summer-job/.

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