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Edwards People

Welcome to Edwards. Happy you are here.

At Edwards, we believe there is always a better way. Our employees are full of ideas. They are creative, innovative and push the boundaries of technology every single day wherever they are based in the world. Edwards is at the forefront of enabling new technologies and research for products that impact everyone’s daily life across the globe. It doesn’t get more exciting! 

We recruit people with more than just a passion for innovation – they also have the ability to bring their ideas to life through collaboration with like-minded individuals in a supportive and inclusive environment. 

So, whether you have a wealth of experience or are just starting out, why not join Edwards and give wings to your dreams.

About us

Edwards is a global leader in vacuum and abatement solutions. Every day, we push the boundaries of science to deliver products that consumers cannot live without.

“Environments where innovation thrives”

Vacuum is required for astonishingly diverse applications, from consumer products to large scale industrial uses - from the generation of power to the production of steel, from the challenging environments of space simulation to high energy physics research. From medicines to mobile phones and from computers to coffee beans, we pride ourselves in making a difference to people’s lives. Safely and sustainably.

Edwards is part of the Atlas Copco Group, a Sweden-based provider of industrial productivity solutions. Discover our benefits, which stretches over a century, our partners and their industries and applications.

A global, inclusive, and mission-driven culture

Imagine yourself working in a company shaped by endless innovation. With us, you are given plenty of freedom to follow your ambitions and act as an entrepreneur, surrounded by the stability of a leading company.

In 2021, within the Atlas Copco Group, we employ more than 40 000 passionate people.

When you join Edwards, you get a great deal of responsibility from day one. Why? Because we know that you have the drive and the ability to make sound decisions – and will ask for help when you need it.

As a global company, we are proud to be a diverse and multi-talented group of people that provides fresh ideas on how to best serve our customers. We feel strongly about promoting equal opportunities and growing sustainably with a long-term perspective. 

Passionate people create exceptional things.

Here at Edwards, we feel it’s important for you to grow and develop both your career and yourself. We actively support our employees to seek new opportunities, learn from on-the-job experiences and look for ways to develop themselves through formal and informal training. 


Join us

Take a look around and discover what it's like to work with up-to-date technologies and groundbreaking, sustainable innovations. Find your way start with us and accompany us on our journey to a better future.

Thanks to our presence worldwide, our teams are formed of people with multiple nationalities, backgrounds, and experiences.

Do you want to learn more? Explore our international page

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Edwards interns

Students, apprentices, interns and graduates

We look for bright, innovative and passionate people to join our Early Careers community of graduates, apprentices and placement students. We offer numerous opportunities across our global business. You just need to decide what's the right starting point for you!


Grow with us

We operate in nearly 30 countries world-wide and like any multinational organisation, we rely on the expertise of our talented people across all our business areas and functions. Take a look at some of the roles we have.

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collaboration between a seasoned professional and a new early careers employee

Design the future

Engineers at Edwards have the opportunity to grow in ways that few other companies can offer. With our company growing and always looking at new ways to be innovative for our customers, you’ll be right at the forefront of our technologies.


Collaborating with customers

Whether working within our global Field Service operations teams, our global network of Service Technology Centres or in one of many supporting functions, you’ll play a crucial role in ensuring our customers maximise their investments in Edwards equipment.

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What can you expect from us?

Edwards is all about innovation and we believe that diversity inspires innovation. We promise you equal opportunities in hiring and promotion processes and we take a strong stance against discrimination. Whoever you are or choose to be, you’re welcome.

You’ll join a global company with a sales and service network on every continent. As part of the Atlas Copco Group, you enjoy all the benefits of international employee mobility.


The health and well-being of our people is vital to us. Therefore, we set very ambitious standards for workplace safety.

We promote a healthy and active lifestyle and offer a range of fitness opportunities.

When our people are traveling our extensive insurance policies and travel security systems are in place to keep travellers safe. 


Innovation is not just about our products and services, it also applies to our people. We continuously invest in our people so that everyone can achieve their full potential.

Our ambition is to offer competitive salaries and benefits, continuous learning, and a healthy work-life balance. We are a value-driven company and are always looking for people who share our culture of innovation, commitment, and collaboration.



Common questions about careers at Edwards

Read the answers to some of the most popular questions other applicants have had. Didn’t find your question in the list? Then just reach out to the local recruiting manager of your location. You’ll find their names at the bottom of every vacancy.

Questions about Edwards

How is Edwards connected to the Atlas Copco Group?

The Edwards brand is part of the Atlas Copco Group, a multinational based in Stockholm, Sweden. Atlas Copco wants to offer different customer segments different experiences and a broader choice of products and services based on their preferences. Therefore, Atlas Copco has a family branding structure with around 50 different brands, Edwards Vacuum being one of them, positioned in the business area Atlas Copco Vacuum Technique.

What is Edwards' approach to diversity and inclusion?

An inclusive workplace where employees have equal opportunities is the foundation for innovation and lasting results. That is why we prioritize inclusion, strive to increase diversity, encourage mobility, and provide the conditions for our employees’ growth and development. Edwards embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements. If you require any assistance in submitting an application for employment due to any impairment or disability, please let us know.

How can I get in touch with someone in the HR department?

For questions relating to an open position, you can reach out to the HR representative listed in the job advertisement. For all other questions, you’ll find our contact details under “contact us”. We’ll direct you to the right colleague from there.

Questions about early careers

Does Edwards offer Early Career Programs?

Yes, students are strongly encouraged to apply. We have internships and apprentice programs available in most of our locations.

What roles does Edwards recruit students for?

We recruit and hire current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, for internship and full-time opportunities across all lines of business. Some roles include: mechanical engineers, support engineers, field engineers, technical specialists, product managers, operations managers, applied scientists, financial analysts and many more.

In what countries does Edwards recruit students for these roles?

We recruit for internships and full-time roles in more than 70 countries around the world across the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

I would like to write my thesis with Edwards, what possibilities exist?

Your local Edwards office has thesis and paper topic ideas on offer or you can suggest an idea of your own if it is relevant to our business. For more information about writing your thesis with us, please contact local HR.

Questions about benefits

What benefits does Edwards offer?

We are a decentralized company where local entities and organisations decide which benefits are most attractive to their local employees. Please check each job ad for local benefits.

Does Edwards offer flexible working models?

Yes. Whenever the job role allows, we are offering flexible working hours, such as for most of our office functions. We believe that this flexibility helps all our teams to best combine their work with their personal life.

What learning opportunities exist at Edwards?

We have a culture that actively promotes continuous learning, for the good of everyone's professional and personal development. With us you are in charge of your own professional learning journey and supported with continuous competence development.

Does Edwards have a dress code and do you supply workwear and PPEs?

Every job is a little different and we have various locations, but we have one thing in common: we do not compromise on safety. If your job requires special clothing, workwear or PPEs, Edwards will supply you with them. If you’re unsure what to wear to your interview, or your first day on the job, then just ask your HR contact for advice.

Questions about the job board and the application process

What type of positions does Edwards offer?

Edwards offers positions across many areas, including engineering and R&D, manufacturing, sales and marketing, HR, operations, EHS and many more. We require hands-on service technicians as well as bright scientists, back-office support and experienced managers. Even students are most welcome to learn along with us.

Are all your vacancies advertised on your website?

Yes, all of our current external vacancies are advertised on our website.

Does Edwards offer global career opportunities?

Yes. As Part of the Atlas Copco Group we believe in personal growth through continuous development, but also through internal mobility. We have a strong belief in entrusting our people with responsibility and want to make full use of your knowledge and experience across the Group. We encourage our people to grow by taking on increasingly challenging projects and jobs, offered in the internal job market. There are many routes to take to broaden your set of skills and experiences, taking on a new position in different country, function, division or applying for a more advanced position, are some examples.

I cannot find an open position that fits my profile, what can I do?

All new jobs are posted on our global career page. If you cannot find the job that fits your profile keep checking back. You can also register a spontaneous application. You can set job alerts to be notified about new jobs that match your criteria. Browse all available positions.

How do I apply?

You can start your journey here by using our job search platform to find your perfect career. Our applications process is quite straight forward. Go to our Careers page at Edwards. Search for a position that intrigues and suits you and simply hit apply to start the application process. If nothing suitable is currently available, you can sign up for email job alerts based on job categories and/or locations and we'll inform you about future vacancies that match your search criteria as soon as they become available.

What information should I include in my application?

For ease of applying online, please follow the link to "easy" apply. We encourage you to upload a resume.

How should I prepare for an interview with Edwards?

Depending upon the position you are being considered for, you may participate in a phone screening, video call or in-person interview. Often, you may be asked to meet with several key stakeholders as we progress through the interview process. For several of our positions, we also utilize an assessment to measure behavioural and technical competencies. Overall, we believe that you should bring your authentic self to the interview. Be prepared to speak about your experience and about what motivates you.

Can I apply for multiple positions?

Yes, because Edwards is a global organization with a variety of opportunities available there may be more than one position that appeals to you. We encourage and invite you to apply to all positions that spark your interest and align to your skillset. Come build your future with us!

I forgot my password. How do I recover it?

To recover your password, click "Forgot password" on the sign-in screen and enter your username.

I forgot my username. How do I recover it?

Try signing in with your current email address.

I was referred for a specific role by an Edwards employee – what do I do now?

If you are referred to a specific open role, go to our careers page and apply online. If your application is selected for further review, a recruiter will contact you directly. Make sure you identify who the referring employee is in the application.

Do I get feedback even if my application wasn’t successful?

Yes, as we value your application we make sure every candidate receives a final decision notification. Please understand that we can only provide individual feedback after an interview. If you are in need for further feedback, please contact our local Recruiting Team, named in the job ad.

Where will the interview take place?

We invite you to virtual and/or face-to-face interviews. To have the most sustainable and effective process, we will decide this individually and locally.


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