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Stenungsund, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 5 Dec 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.

Do you also have an interest in Chemistry, Ores and Mineral processing? Would you like to use your knowledge to develop products and processes in a customer focused and business oriented manner? We are now seeking a Researcher to Nouryon Performance Formulations in Stenungsund.  

As a Chemist in the Mining team you will combine your knowledge within chemistry and mining with a customer focus. You will provide technical knowledge based on your own practical laboratory work to support customers together with sales. In addition you will also support trials at customers and perform laboratory work in mining projects. 


In your future role as Researcher you will

  • Plan and perform experimental work, interpret and report results 
  • Carry out technical service support after direct contact with sales organization or based on info from manager
  • Contribute to the preparation of project plans for defined projects, perform work in projects and write final reports 
  • Take part in customer visits 
  • Participate in development of new and improved applications
  • Be expected to carry out experiment and methods 
  • Work with personal safety equipment and health and safety aspects in relation to the lab work and specially agreed equipment
  • Be responsible for maintenance, development and completion of agreed equipment in the laboratory 

Henrik Nordberg: “As a manager I have developed a work climate in the team that is open and unpretentious and team members able to working both indviually and as team players. I am as manager is always available to support and priortise both in scientific and practical issues.”

Your scientific/technical approach is needed with a competitive spirit to solve the challenges combined with a right approach to customers. There is a focus to grow the business both with existing products and for this position to lead the new product development project(s).


We believe you bring

  • M.Sc in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or equal education
  • Experience from the chemical industry
  • Effective communication skills in English, both written and spoken, additional languages are an advantage
  • Previous experience of flotation is advantageous but not required.


We believe you are

… Result-oriented and have good interpersonal skills and possess the ability how to prioritize in your daily work. To be successful in this position you have to enjoy the practical work in the laboratory combined with the theoretical challenges and customer support.

We offer you

At Nouryon, we not only offer an exciting role and nice colleagues, but also benefits in addition to your salary. Nouryon has a collective agreement with IKEM, but in addition to that, we also offer unilateral benefits such as bonus, reduced working hours, health care allowance, lunch allowance and much more.

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. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. 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.


Good to know

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to Section Manager Mining and based in Stenungsund.

Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume. We care for your personal data (GDPR) hence we do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

We look forward to receive your application! Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! We aim to get back to you at the soonest but latest after application closing date, with an update on the process.


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 7,650 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

For additional information about the vacancy please contact hiring manager Henrik Nordberg, Section Manager Mining,

If you have any questions about the recruitment process or your application or need assistance, please contact:

For unions related questions please contact: 
Sveriges Ingenjörer: Anna-Lena Palm +46 303 851 13 
Unionen: Magnus Svensson +46 303 858 38 or Thomas Nilsson +46 303 856 18




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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