Laboratory Engineer

Nouryon - Stenungsund

We are now seeking our next colleague, a Laboratory Engineer, within Nouryon Performance Formulations, Sweden. As Laboratory Engineer, you will play an active role within RD- projects and provide technical support training and activities for customers as well as distributors and colleagues. Additional responsibilities within this role are continuous improvement activities as well as to participate in planning and evaluation of development products and external products.

Main responsibilities

  • Active participation in RD&I projects, technical support activities for customers and internal continuous improvement activities
    • Preparation and evaluation of paint and B&C formulations as well as water solutions
    • Capturing the results in reports and presentations
  • Responsible for keeping our test methods and equipment up to date in close cooperation with QC-labs
    • Align quality control procedures in Stenungsund with methods used in our QC-labs.
    • Stay up to date with development in paint and B&C applications and testing equipment
    • Be responsible for maintenance and calibration of equipment
  • Responsible for ordering raw materials and lab equipment
  • Be prepared to travel to production sites and occasionally to customers.
  • Participate in planning and carrying out evaluation of development products and external products
    • Preparation and evaluation of paint and B&C formulations and water solutions
  • Active participation in technical trainings for our salespeople and distributors
  • Participate in preparation of education material and promotion material.


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc., in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Paint & Coatings
  • Proactive, independent and result driven
  • Team player with communication and interpersonal skills
  • Drive for creating a safe and healthy working environment
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken

To be successful in this position we believe that you have a high social competence, ability to drive changes as well as the ability to build successful and long-term relationships. You are confident in your own expertise and deliver results while maintaining a high quality in your work. You also possess the ability to work efficiently and you know how to prioritize in your daily work.

Why join us?
Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Section Manager Application Dev Paint and based in Stenungsund, Sweden.
Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Åsa Söderlund, Section Manager Application Dev Paint +46 73 385 50 31
For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Wictoria Majstrand, HR Business Partner +46 709 577 646

For unions related questions please contact:
Akademikerklubben, Anna-Lena Palm, +46 733 855 113
Unionen, Magnus Svensson, +46 73 385 58 38

If you have any general questions or need assistance, please contact: [email protected]

About Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Markets worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

We are organized in three Businesses:
Performance Formulations focuses on business lines based on tailored performance that require a high level of customer intimacy, such as those for personal care and agriculture.
Technology Solutions includes business lines that are an integrated part of our customers’ processes, such as catalysts and additives for the polymer and pulp industries.
Industrial Chemicals encompasses our salt-chlorine value chain, which supplies end markets ranging from lightweight metals and plastics to pharmaceuticals.

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The application processes
After the closing date, we will start the selection process.
In our first selection we thoroughly go through all the applications. If your skills and qualifications match the profile we are looking for, you will be invited to an initial phone interview that takes approximately 30 minutes. If you proceed in our selection process, we invite you to a face-to-face interview that takes about 1,5 hours. There you will meet with the recruiter and the hiring manager.

We look forward to your application!

We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

Vacancy data Closing date 5 May 2021 Vacancy number N0003484 Organization Continent Europe Country Sweden Site Stenungsund Business
Job characteristics Job family Research Hierarchy level Professional/Experienced/Specialist Full time/part time Fulltime Contract type Permanent
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