Electrical Motor Development Engineer

Research & Development Sundbyberg, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden


Xylem |ˈzīləm|

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

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com​.

Electrical Motor Development Engineer

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 internally developed software

•             Product development projects

•             Implementing new materials in motor design

•             Building and testing prototypes

•             Implementation in production

•             Support internal customers with technical issues

You will be a part of Xylem´s Electrical Engineering R&D unit 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 and with experience in designing electric motors with experience in using CAD tools such as FLUX or FluxMotor.  

Excellent 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.

Why Work at Xylem!

We offer you a creative and international environment where you get the opportunity to focus on your personal and professional development together with committed and helpful colleagues. Engage as a volunteer through Xylem´s business program for community initiatives Xylem Watermark: www.xylemwatermark.com.

Everyone's equal value

We want people, regardless of skin color, age, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity, to feel at home, not just on Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity means more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity is a fundamental part of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth.

Feel free to visit us at https://www.xylem.com/sv-se/


We look forward to receiving your application in English. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process if we find the right candidate.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Corporate Recruiter Leila Sayyad, [email protected].

We only accept applicants through https://www.xylem.com/sv-se/karriar/xylem-career-opportunities/?currentpageid=49039&page=1&pagesize=24 .

Union representatives are Mikael Lövås, Unionen, and Martin Larsson, Sveriges Ingenjörer, phone: + 46 8 475 60 00.