Development Engineer

Fulltime, -

Bohus, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 22 Aug 2022

Do you want to be part of making everyday life easier for people around the world? Without seeing it, you meet us every day in your everyday life. We are in your soles, in your mobile and in the newspaper you read. With a common commitment to innovation, sustainability and safety, our employees work daily for a sustainable future.

We are now looking for a Development Engineer to join our team in Bohus! You will be joining a committed team of engineers and chemists and the overall purpose of this job is to be responsible for performing and planning safe, accurate and efficient investigations for process and application development related to decided projects and activities. This is an excellent opportunity to grow as an engineer/chemist whilst contributing to the growth of Nouryon.

Main responsibilities

As a Development Engineer you secure a safe and standardized work in line with the HSE guidance and scope for the department and its functional standards. You will prepare, execute and analyze support and development activities in own discipline. You will develop new and improve existing methods, in line with the R&D strategy, project and R&D functional standards.

Other responsibilities:

  • Maintain, improve and develop laboratory methods and equipment in the field, ensure retention of knowledge through reports
  • Be responsible for equipment and material in lab and pilot
  • Manage purchases and work orders related to the R&D activities and projects
  • Lead assignments or participate in assignments/projects and ensure execution and delivery of technical results
  • Formulate and present solutions to support the R&D agenda

Field of work

The position is in an R&D department working with process development and product application with the main products being sodium chlorate, chlorine dioxide and hydrogen peroxide. Process development often requires work in pilot scale. The application work ranges from pulp bleaching to other applications where oxidative chemicals are used; water and flue gas treatment.


We are looking for an ambitious and driven person, who loves to find improvements in the processes you work in. You are a good communicator with a can-do attitude and embraces our helpful atmosphere. Since the position also requires you to deliver results, you need to be result oriented and a good communicator.  

Formal qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry /chemical engineering with 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Master's Degree in chemistry / chemical engineering

Other Qualification

  • Preferred competence in process development, scale-up, inorganic chemistry and/or electrochemistry synthesis and product characterization
  • Experience from laborative work
  • Experience from pilot production
  • Good computer knowledge e.g. Excel and IT systems
  • Good communication in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Good understanding, writing and speaking in Swedish

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 Department Manager, and based in Bohus.

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 Mats Wildlock, Department Manager, +46709577601 or

For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Karin Johansson, HR Business Partner,

For unions related questions please contact: 
Akademikerklubben: Katarina Risö, +46 709 57 74 27 

Unionen: Helene Rosenlund, +46 708 21 18 39   
Ledarna: Sanna Backman, +46 709 57 71 03

If you have any general questions or need assistance, please contact:

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. Furthermore, the dedication of more than 9,700 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 with a portfolio of industry-leading brands. Visit our website and follow us @Nouryon and on LinkedIn. 

The application process

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.

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.

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22 Aug 2022
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