Process Development Engineer

Fulltime, -

., Bohus, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 8 Mar 2020


We are now looking for a Process Development Engineer for a fixed term position in our Silica RnD team in Bohus. This high performing team works with product, process and application development for the growing Kromasil® and Levasil businesses.

As Process Development Engineer you will focus on the development of Kromasil® products which are produced on site in Bohus. In this role you will participate in process and product development from laboratory to plant scale and support the plant with continuous improvement and trouble-shooting. The team works agile and in close cooperation with colleagues from different functions such as sales and marketing, process and quality control, technology and operations. All team members are committed to reach out and help a colleague when needed. This has developed a friendly and helpful atmosphere that makes the team grow, both as a group and as individuals.

Main responsibilities

  • Participate in product and process development projects
  • Run lab scale trials, summarize results in written reports
  • Compile and analyze process data to support trouble-shooting and continuous improvement activities


  • Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent or a Bachelor’s Degree Chemical Engineering or equivalent with 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience working in laboratory, with pilot plants and in production processes is beneficial 
  • Knowledge of high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), both in theory and hands on experience is beneficial
  • Good understanding, writing and speaking in English language
  • Good understanding, writing and speaking in Swedish language is beneficial 

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 and embraces our helpful atmosphere. 

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 fixed term position until January 31th 2021 on a full-time basis, reporting to the Silica Process R&D 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 Jenny Leion, Silica Process R&D Manager, Technology Solutions, +46 709 577 930.

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Ida Sällergård, HR Business Partner, 

For unions related questions please contact +46 31 58 70 00 adn ask for:
Akademikerna: Emma Lundin
IF Metall: Dennis Ljunggren
Unionen: Heléne Rosenlund

If you have any general questions about your application or need assistance please contact:

About Nouryon 
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Markets worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

We are organized in three Businesses:
Performance Formulations focuses on business lines based on tailored performance that require a high level of customer intimacy, such as those for personal care and agriculture.
Technology Solutions includes business lines that are an integrated part of our customers’ processes, such as catalysts and additives for the polymer and pulp industries.
Industrial Chemicals encompasses our salt-chlorine value chain, which supplies end markets ranging from lightweight metals and plastics to pharmaceuticals.

Nouryon Separation Products, working under the brand name Kromasil®, offers high performing separation materials for HPLC used for the separation and purification of pharmaceuticals. Kromasil® is well known among pharma companies all around the globe.

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Film: Nouryon your partner in essential Chemistry for a sustainable future 

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. There you will meet with the recruiter and the hiring manager. 
In addition to this interview, you will be asked to conduct a problem-solving test and a personality analysis. We will discuss the results during the interview.

We look forward to your application!

We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment.
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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8 Mar 2020
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