Research Engineer/Scientist

Fulltime, -

Aanekoski, Finland Apply Now Apply until: 31 Jul 2022

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 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.


Reseacher to global R&D group to Äänekoski site, Finland

To strengthen our global R&D group in Äänekoski site we are seeking to hire Reseacher – Natural Fibers Applications


Key function of the position is to develop new innovative solutions for pulp, paper and textile applications. The Researchers will participate in concept ideation and will manage projects from lab to full scale operation at our customers. The Researchers will also develop our analytical capabilities to further deepen our application knowhow and product structure function understanding in our applications. Development of new products and concepts are done in close collaboration with our customers. Contacts to customers and Sales & Marketing team globally are part of daily activities.


From the applicants we expect:
•    Minimum Master’s degree of cellulose chemistry/technology, polymer chemistry/technology or equivalent
•    Work experience with cellulose, paper or board industry or related is preferred
•    Strong knowledge of chemistry (e.g. organic, applied or physical chemistry) 
•    Strong analytical and research capability
•    Fluent English, both written and verbal
•    Good communication, interaction and team working skills
•    Strong can do attitude and ability to identify opportunities for improvement


Additional information

These are permanent positions on a full-time basis. 


For further information please contact Anne Rutanen (Section Manager R&D, Natural Fibers),, tel. +358 40 759 3160 and for information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Sari Vertanen HRBP Email:  


Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter by July 31, 2022. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

About Nouryon


Nouryon is a global specialty chemicals leader. Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. The dedication of more than 8,000 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability, and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance.


 We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Finnfix, Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.  Please visit our website at:

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