Primetals Technologies is unrivaled worldwide—renowned for its groundbreaking and pioneering technical innovations, an unequaled passion for global project management and a relentless determination to revolutionize the metals industry.

Do you share our philosophy?

More about us: we design and build the biggest and most technologically advanced systems for the global iron and steel industry. And it's exceptional project management that allows us to do that. We work closely with experienced international colleagues and customers and our shared enthusiasm enables us to innovate. Through our passion for the world of metals we have become acknowledged pioneers in our industry. A total of 7,000 employees worldwide, of which 1,400 in Linz, are the driving force behind our technologies and projects. They are what drives our unique company forward.

We love what we do. Welcome to our world!

Data Scientist for Process & Quality Optimization

What are my responsibilities?

  • Advanced data analytics and development of AI algorithms to solve real world problems for clients in the metals industry
  • Implement AI algorithms in software products and services in cooperation with software engineers and domain experts
  • Cooperate with universities to adopt new methods for PRIMETALS use cases
  • Stay up to date with new developments in the field of data analytics
  • Be important member of young andinnovative R&D and project teams
  • Be a potential leader for specific R&D projects

What do I need to qualify for this job?

Minimum Qualifications:
  • BSc in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Metallurgy or relevant Engineering degree
  • Motivation to develop a deep understanding for the metals industry
  • Understanding of machine learning algorithms
  • Know-how on hands-on usage of one machine learning platform or library
  • Desire to work in an innovative team
  • Readiness to go to our client plants worldwide
  • Fluent in English
  • Readiness for business trips (20%)
Eligible Qualifications:
  • MSc in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Metallurgy or relevant Engineering degree
  • Hands-on experience with KNIME or similar Data Analytics Software
  • Hands-on experience with most common frameworks like Tensorflow, PyTorch and MXNET
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language
  • Experience with Tableau or other visualization tools
  • A track record having solved real world problems, including Kaggle challenges or similar

On a personal level you convince us by a dynamic, systematic & target oriented working style, ability to lead teams and/or projects and to be a team player and a high team spirit for working together in a young dynamic team.


What else do I need to know?

The minimum annual gross salary for this position under the collective agreement and assuming that all requirements are met is EUR EUR 36.045,52. This could rise considerably, depending on qualifications and experience. We also offer attractive social benefits, such as occupational health, adequate free parking, a canteen, as well as flexible working hours.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in this challenging and exciting position within an international environment, then submit your application online now:

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Primetals Technologies
Austria GmbH
A joint venture of Siemens
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Partners

Turmstraße 44
4031 Linz


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