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Permobil founder Dr. Per Uddén believed that helping people achieve the greatest level of independence is a basic human right and, for over 50 years, Permobil has held fast to that belief. Permobil is a global leader in advanced rehabilitation technology, passionate about better understanding our users’ needs and improving their quality of life through state-of-the-art healthcare solutions. Today, those solutions include power wheelchairs, seating and positioning products, power assist, and manual wheelchairs.

Permobil is part of Patricia Industries, a subsidiary of Investor AB and is headquartered in Sweden. Permobil has 1600 team members in more than 15 countries around the world. For more information regarding the company’s storied history and complete product line visit

We are now looking for an experienced Test Engineer for R&D Complete Chair, Test & Analysis.

YOUR ROLE – Key Responsibilities

The Test Engineer is a key member of product development teams, safeguarding deliverables of the Test Department into the project(s) at the appropriate level. Typical areas of responsibility are Test, Verification and Validation, both in terms of requirement definition and execution. In this particular case, you are also expected to be able to perform simulations and correlate them with test results, in the field of dynamics and vibrations.

As Test Engineer you will:

  • Assess and formulate testing, verification and validation requirements
  • Specify, plan, coordinate, perform and follow up activities with regards to specific deliverables in development projects
  • Create and correlate simulation models of the wheelchairs and/or its sub-systems to be able to assess their performance with regards to dynamics and vibrations
  • Pinpoint development areas for the department in terms of capability and competence, to be able to deliver results at the appropriate level. This includes process and method development.


This position is located in Timrå and reports to the Manager Test & Analysis.

YOUR PROFILE – Qualifications

We believe that you have an engineering degree and at least 5 years of work experience as development engineer or similar, with exposure to target setting, planning, testing and other activities related to testing, verification and validation of mechanical systems and components. Experience in the field of Medical Technology, automotive engineering or CAE is a merit.

You are used to working in projects, have a logical and analytical way of thinking and have good business English and presentation skills. We also expect you to have good relationship management and communication skills.

To be successful in this position we believe that you have great attention to detail, are well structured, motivated by challenges and love to achieve strong results through teamwork.



For more information about the position, please contact Herbert Van de Wal, Manager Test and Analysis,, phone: +46 73 027 91 72

For information regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Business Partner, Anna-Karin Ehn, +46 70 327 18 38,

For contact with union representatives, please email: unionen(at)

Please submit your application via our career page, no later than August 31.  

Please respect that we do not wish recruitment assistance or advertising, we decline calls from recruitment and advertising providers. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Sweden - Timrå

Per Uddéns väg 20
861 23 Timrå Directions +4660 59 59 00 View page

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