Process Engineer

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Bohus, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 29 Oct 2020


We now have an immediate opening for a Process Engineer.

The Silica Sol plant in Bohus produces a large number of silica products for various businesses. Silica products are used in for example production of pulp and paper, construction, and polishing to the high demanding electronic industry. There is also an extensive R&D and marketing program focused on new silica products and new markets.

Silica Sol Bohus is one of eight plants within Nouryon producing colloidal silica. The plant produces roughly 30 different products in four production lines and employs 33 people including staff working in site Bohus waste water treatment plant. The products are used in a wide variety of segments as e.g. pulp and paper industry, electronic industry, paint industry, construction industry.

Main responsibilities

  • Actively work with continuous improvement, in order to produce the material needed for strategically improving the process regarding productivity, yield, quality and process safety. 
  • Responsible for process equipment, process development, optimization and troubleshooting and make sure that the plant produces at high yield, with established qualities, cost efficiently and according to process safety standards and legislations. 
  • Plan and carry out modifications and investment projects with respect to management of change process 
  • Participate in development projects as contributor regarding process technologies and equipment limitations, safety regulations, industrial IT in order to be able to take care of new products handed over from R&D. 
  • Advanced technical knowledge of the plant, both practical and theoretical


  • MSc or bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. 
  • Experience from chemical industry 
  • Good communication and cooperation skills
  • Good knowledge in process safety and risk management
  • Good knowledge in Swedish and English language, both verbally and in writing

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 PQC Manager Elisabet Smith 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 Elisabet Smith, PCQ Manager +46722-377379. 

For information about the recruitment process or your application, HR Busniess Partner My Ekström, +46709-577392.  

For unions related questions please contact:
Akademikerklubben: Karin Ohlsson, +46 709 57 7114 
Unionen: Helene Rosenlund, +46 31 58 77 28  
Ledarna, Ronny Knutsson, +4631 58 73 44 

If you have any general questions 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.

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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. 

We screen and evaluate candidates continuously. 
We look forward to your application!

We kindly ask you as an internal candidate to apply with your Nouryon email. 
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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Closing date
29 Oct 2020
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Integrated Supply Chain
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