Electrical Motor Design Engineer

Research & Development Sundbyberg, Sweden


Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

We’re a global team unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings.

Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Xylem had in 2018 17 000 employees and an annual revenue of $5.2 billion. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com and click here to see a film about Xylem.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us solve water, we want to hear from you!

Being the largest manufacturer of motors in Sweden, Xylem design and manufacture motors adapted specially for use in our products. Most industries see a shift towards more efficient systems and high efficiency. A change from asynchronous motors to motors run with variable frequency is important in achieving this. Here at Xylem we have started to replace the traditional asynchronous motor with new PM motors with integrated embedded drives and to strengthen our Motor Group we are now looking for a Motor Design Engineer.   


In your work with developing customized electric motors and drives you will for example work with:

  • Fundamental Electromagnetic design
  • Dimensioning of motors using commercial and internally developed software
  • Product development projects
  • Implementing new materials in motor design
  • Building and testing prototypes in our own modern motor lab
  • Implementation in production
  • Technical support to internal and external customers

You will be a part of Xylem´s R&D Motor Group in Sundbyberg and also work closely together with other development units within for example hydraulics, mechanics, manufacturing and purchasing.


Suitable background for this role is an Electrical/Electronic Engineer with an MSc or PhD in the field of motors and drives. Experience in designing electric motors using tools such as FLUX or FluxMotor is an advantage.  

Skills in English, both oral and written, are essential to perform this work as part of a global company. Communication skills in Swedish are a plus.

Personal characteristics

You recognize yourself in our core competencies - continuous improvement mind-set, inspiring accountability and cross-boundary collaboration – which are a contributing factor to the company´s success. We are looking for a candidate that can work independently, plan and drive the development and also deliver according to expectation, on time and on quality.

Our work environment encourages open dialogues and a continuous improvement mind set.

We offer you an exciting career in an international environment, with a global network. We will focus on your personal development, and prepare you on your present and future career path. Join our sports club ”Xylem IF” and train or compete within swimming, football, running, skiing or other sports. Join the Art Club to participate in art raffles, showcase own artwork or go to the theater. All employees can also apply and possibly get the opportunity to go on a volunteer trip with Xylem Watermark, the business program for community initiatives: www.xylemwatermark.com

Apply for this position through our intranet or xyleminc.com/careers. If you are interested in this position and would like to know more, please contact Tanja Hedberg, Senior Development Engineer, Research & Development, +46 8 475 62 78 or Amelie Löjdahl, HR, +46 8 475 65 23.

Welcome with your application! The selection will be done on a regular basis so please apply as soon as possible, but no later than 2020-01-06.

The representative for Unionen is Mikael Lövås and the representative for the Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers “Sveriges Ingenjörer” is Lukas Limrell, tel: +46 8 475 60 00.