Process development manager

Fulltime, -

Bohus, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 23 Jan 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 new Process Development Manager.

Main responsibilities 

The overall purpose with this role is to deliver global business growth opportunities within Inorganic Specialties (Kromasil and Levasil) and thereby ensuring continuous world leading position of Nouryon. The Process Development Manager is a member of the Inorganic Specialties R&D leadership team.

Primary functions:

  • Lead Process Development activities in Inorganic Specialties to ensure growth by introduction of new products and more efficient chemical production processes.
  • Lead strategic development of silica production technologies. (Levasil and Kromasil).
  • As a member of the cross functional product pulse teams for Kromasil and Levasil be responsible for preparation and prioritization of new project proposals.
  • Establish and maintain good relations with critical functions in the BL (especially with all Levasil and Kromasil production sites), and with external partners e.g. customers, Universities, Institutes etc.
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement of management routines and decision processes of the department.


You got the ability and interest to coach, lead and teach colleagues and enjoy being in an environment of change. You are a good team player, know how to build own network and have the ability to gain respect and trust through situational leadership and integrity. We also believe that you are risk-friendly and self-directed, able to take a decision quickly within uncertainty.

  • Master of Science in Chemistry Engineering (or equivalent).
  • At least 7 years of relevant working experience
  • Managerial experience
  • Strategic insight and business understanding.
  • Ability to lead, engage and coach others.
  • Skilled at organizing, prioritizing workflow, and coordinating the work of others. 
  • Collaborative cross-functional team player. Result oriented, good ability to cooperate.

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 directly to R&D Manager Inorganic Specialties

Please apply latest January 23 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 R&D Manager, Ylva Wildlock E-mail: 
For information about the recruitment process or your application, please contact Håkan Malmberg, Recruitment Specialist,

For unions related questions please contact: 
Akademikerna, Katarina Risö, +46709577427

Unionen, Heléne Rosenlund. +46708211839
Ledarna, Sanna Backman, +46709577103

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

About Nouryon 
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 7,900 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainabilityand 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. Do not forget to follow us on Linkedin and Facebook for regular updates of new exciting positions and stories about our achievements.

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