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Crash test engineer wanted for automotive giant! – Södertälje

Website Perido AB

Do you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or related fields? Do you have experience in physical crash testing or crash simulation? If the attributes driven, professional and analytical fit you well, this could be the perfect next step in your career!

About the position

We at Perido are now looking for a crash test engineer for our client. The company is a world-leading supplier of transport solutions and together with partners and customers, they are driving the transition to a sustainable transport system. The position is located at our client’s large headquarters in Södertälje, with some possibility of remote work.

Your daily tasks

You will be part of the mechanical test group that specializes in crash testing and component testing of cab parts. You will work closely with simulation engineers, designers, and mechanics. Most tests are done at external test institutes, which means some travel within Sweden and Europe. As a crash test engineer, you will be responsible for the entire test, from start to finish. This includes:

  • Initial discussions of the test set-up
  • Securing crash test vehicles
  • Writing specifications for the implementation of the test
  • Analysis of test results and presentation of these at meetings

Your characteristics

In order for you as an applicant to enjoy the role, we believe that you are a meticulous person with good adaptability. You quickly familiarize yourself with new situations and see what needs to be done. We also hope that you are curious, have good collaboration skills and a sense of detail. For the role, we would like you to be professional in your professional practice and your communication.

Is this what you are looking for?

We look forward to reading your application!


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or related fields
  • Experience in physical crash testing or crash simulation
  • Ability to communicate freely in speech and writing, both Swedish and English


  • Experience in mechanical testing
  • Truck driving license

Contract type and hours

Full-time, consulting assignment for one year, with a chance of extension. Start immediately.


Please apply on our website Click on the apply button in the job ad and fill in your information and attach your CV. We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as selection is ongoing. Note that certain information regarding the assignment and/or the client company may have been deliberately disclosed from the advertisement. If your profile matches what we are looking for, the responsible recruiter will give you all the information you need.

You can find answers to most questions or concerns at If you still haven’t found the answer you are looking for, you are most welcome to contact us at [email protected] and one of our recruitment communicators will answer you. Always enter the reference number 34575 in the subject line. Please note that we only accept applications through our website and that we are unable to provide updates on your application status.

About Perido

Why are we called Perido? It is from the Latin word Peridoneus which means “well matched”. Matching our consultant’s competence and career focus with our clients’ needs is what we do best! Perido is a consulting and recruitment company in the white-collar sector that helps you to the next step in your career and our vision is for everyone to thrive and be engaged at work. We have grown steadily since the start in 2003 and have over 1500 employees across the country, of which about fifty works at our offices in Stockholm and Gothenburg. As a Perido consultant, you become an important part of our organization and you grow together with us by strengthening our clients’ organizations with your skills. Please visit our website for more information.

Website Perido AB