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We are building something great! Are you a curious, passionate and result oriented HR partner with an eye for detail, data and employee relations matters? Do you thrive in creating great workplaces and working on a complete suite of HR services, including establishing trusted partnership with business leaders and translate business needs into HR deliverables?
We are looking for a new HR Business Partner to our site in Stenungsund.

In your future role as HR Business Partner you will

  • Be a full member of the leadership team of the business you support and work closely together with leaders and other support functions.
  • Coach and collaborate with executives and business leaders to resolve business challenges.
  • Manage the local labor relations and create stable and collaborative relations with the local unions.
  • Guide leaders at all levels on people matters such as total rewards, labor relations and employment law, strategic workforce planning and organizational strategies, people capabilities, talent retention and talent acquisition.
  • Execute hands-on operational tasks and make sure to independently drive and implement decisions using available resources.
  • Deliver on HR policies, processes and practices focusing on continuous improvement and improved execution. Perform global HR tasks which require local support.
  • Implement and deliver tasks and objectives based on local Total Rewards needs and in line with our Total Rewards strategy.
  • Manage and lead defined projects to drive continuous improvement relating to our People strategy.

The position is based at our site in Stenungsund and reports to Head of HR ISC Nordics.
You will be part of a Nordic HR team consisting of around 25 committed, engaged and collaborative colleagues with high standards who believe in team spirit and caring for each other.

We believe you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Extensive HR generalist experience, including working with labor relations and collective agreements.
  • HR experience from a manufacturing/blue collar environment.
  • Experience operating as business partner for a dynamic, growing organization.
  • Excellent in building trusted partnership with peers, leadership and unions.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, building effective relationships with management and functions in an international environment.
  • Team player who constantly has the team performance in mind and can see how different parts of HR should work together to improve the quality and customer experience and raise the total performance of HR.
  • Ability to speak and write both Swedish and English (Nouryon’ s corporate language) fluently.

We believe you are...

You have a passion for people development, business and culture and you possess the ability to see opportunities where others see obstacles. You understand organizational dynamics and that business success originates from true team efforts, continuous learning and genuine trust. With your drive for result and continuous improvements you prefer to work in close partnership with the leaders you support. You like to build your network internally and work with different stakeholders allover the company, in Sweden and internationally.

To add value in this position you need to be able to see the bigger picture and translate it into concrete activities and actions. You are well organized, can manage your workload and have excellent communication skills. You believe in yourself and have a can-do attitude. You are a true team player and contribute to a great team spirit and you have the ability to build strong relationships with peers. You can work through managers and leaders to engage and motivate the organization. You understand how health and safety and sustainability not only add value to the organization but is the essence of everything we do. 

We offer you

You will be part of a local HR team including HRBPs, Talent Acquisition, Labor Relations, HR Services and Payroll. Our team has a great team spirit and can-do attitude. We are thoughtful of each other and take ownership of the joint HR delivery to the business. A fun, friendly place to be with many great colleagues.
At the same time you will be part of a global family in a company with infinite opportunities to grow your personal development and career.
You will have our full support, training and opportunities for professional development along with competitive compensation and benefits. Not only will you be able to make an impact on our people strategy, but with our focus on sustainability in everything we do, you will contribute to something bigger. 
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.

Good to know

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to Jennie Granlund, Head of HR ISC Nordics. 
Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:  
We look forward to receiving your application! 
We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.  


About Nouryon 

We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today. 
If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. 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. 
Visit our website and follow us on LinkedIn.  



For additional information about the vacancy please contact hiring manager Jennie Granlund, Head of HR ISC Nordics at

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
IF Metall. Annika Josefsson +46 303 854 96 

#WeAreNouryon #Changemakers 
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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21 Jun 2024
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