Skip to content
Back to top

Fastems is now looking for Summer Trainees 2023! Join us, become part of our #Fastemsians work community and grow to be a future professional. Read more and come catch your dream summer job!

Fastems provides high-end manufacturing systems, software and services globally, with the mission of helping metalworking manufacturers increase productivity. From automating a single machine tool to delivering a complete factory system, Fastems designs intelligent factory automation solutions for cutting-edge organizations in industries such as aerospace and production technology.

There are over 500 of us, and we like to keep our ways of working agile. We believe in our unique company culture that serves as the key to our continuous renewal. At Fastems you’ll get to work with some of the brightest people in the industry, so every day is an opportunity to learn something new.


The Fastems Factory Automation System is the heart of the production for our customers and thus it must have high availability and reliability. Our software unit consists of bunch of really talented, ambitious developers. We work in scrum teams and utilize agile methods in our daily work.

Working in our software supply, you will see tangible results from your work. You will have a great opportunity to work with colleagues that will shape the future of industry. Your results will help our customers take the productivity and competitiveness of their operation to the next level.

We are now searching for several Software Trainees to join Fastems.  As a Software Trainee your versatile tasks would concentrate for example to the following areas: Development for Backend/Frontend, Device Control and Interfaces, Robotics, ICT and Configuration, Quality Assurance or Delivery Coordination. To be able to run these tasks successfully, it requires certain experience and/or willingness to learn in depth from some of the following areas:

  • Development for Backend/Frontend: C# programming, Azure Cloud Development, Databases and Angular or other modern web frameworks
  • Device Control and Interfaces: PLC (Beckhoff/Siemens) and C# programming
  • Robotics: Fanuc, Kuka or ABB
  • ICT and Configuration: Industrial ICT, Visual Studio tools and knowhow on PLC programming and Windows environments.
  • Quality Assurance: Robot framework, Jenkins, Docker, JIRA Test plugins
  • Delivery Coordination: Agile Project Management and Documentation Tools (JIRA/PDM/ERP)

As we work in an international business environment, good written and verbal communication skills in English are essential. Thus, you must have the ability to act independently with a can-do attitude. We are hoping that you have a few years of studies or other relevant experience behind you, but all great personalities are valued at Fastems and all applicants are considered with a great respect. Your technical study background can be either from University or University of Applied Sciences.

You could start working at Fastems in the spring. We offer you flexible working hours on your own wish during the academic year (preferably 2 days per week or more if available) and full working hours for Summer 2023. You can also work remotely extensively after the initial training period. At Fastems we offer you a competitive salary.  We hope you to be engaged and possibly willing to stay with us also after summer and we love to offer our great trainees a possibility to do Master’s thesis to us as well. At Fastems you can grow and develop yourself to the next level!

Why Fastems? 

At Fastems, you’ll work with state-of-the-art tools in one of the top companies of a rapidly growing industry. We offer you a wide range of possibilities for personal growth and we are excellent at training solid professionals for the future. 

We support the well-being of Fastemsians with different events, we have just renovated our Lahdesjärvi headquarters and they are great! Fastems is said to be a candy shop to its engineers, since here its not just the code you’re dealing with all day, but instead you can really see the end product and its benefits to our customers. 

Interested in joining us #fastemsians? 

Send your application together with your CV via the Fastems online recruitment tool by February 28th the latest. Please apply soon as the search will be closed once suitable trainees are found.

Something to ask? Please contact these line managers:
Antti Vanhanen, Head of Control System Delivery, +358 50 568 5051. You can reach him during calling hours on Friday 20.1. between 10-11 and on Tuesday 31.1. between 16-17.

Jussi Suikkari, Tribe Lead Software System, +358 50 568 5025. You can reach him during calling hours on Thursday 19.1. between 14-15 and on Monday 30.1. between 14-15.

Apply for this Job