Process Control Engineer

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Kumla, Sweden Apply Now Apply until: 1 Feb 2021

Do you want to take part in our digital journey? Here’s the chance to bring change! We believe that you, like us, have a passion for technology, continuous improvement and chemical engineering.  You enjoy working hands-on, being where it happens and like to really make a difference. Interested? Please continue reading.

Main tasks and responsibilities

In this role you will design, drive and monitor the quality, safety, and efficiency of control systems at our Nouryon manufacturing plants in Örebro and region West of Sweden. This involves troubleshooting and optimization of processes that need to be improved, determining costs of labor and materials to carry out these improvements, and ensuring that processes are compliant and effective.

Further you will:

  • Provide day to day plant process automation support, assisting and heading improvements/expansion projects.
  • Run day to day process control optimization using embedded functionality in DCS and other available tools and software in combination with practical and theoretical knowledge.
  • Identify shortcomings in current reporting methods, data systems and corresponding procedures; proposes and (where possible) implements alternatives.
  • Monitor maintenance of Process Control Code and executing application program loads.
  • Cooperate and collaborate with site team(s), ISC Digital and Operational Excellence Team when it comes to deliver support for data analysis and validation


  • Academic level within process engineering, chemical engineering or equivalent 
  • Technical interest in process engineering, automation and data analytics
  • Strong technical skills
  • Persistent, driven and passionate about improvements
  • Open to innovation and ability to work in a flexible work environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, both verbal and in writing
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and in writing
  • Swedish proficiency is preferred

To be successful in this role you should be able to impart knowledge and learn quickly. You are a team player that contributes to your team’s ability to reach maximum performance, but you also have the ability to take individual initiatives.

You are a person with high integrity and can take responsible for your actions; you respect values and are able to work discretely with confidential information. It is required for you to be a trustworthy, credible person that has the ability to interact with all levels in the organization and be able to work in a cross functional company with multi-cultural and diverse environments. Interpersonal skills are of high importance and we are searching for someone who is positive, driven and can motivate and engage.

We work with continuous improvements and believe that you are a person that can impact others for improvements and be one of our main persons in leading our change into standardizing our processes and way to work into a more digitalized environment.

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, fulltime position reporting to Maintenance Manager. The position is located at our site outside Örebro and will be travelling approximately 25% to our production sites in the Gothenburg area. Preferred start in March.

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 Stefan Malmsten, Director of Digital, +46 70 95 77 544.
For information about the recruitment process, please contact Ida Sällergård, HR Business Partner,

For Union related questions please contact +46 31 58 70 00 and ask for:
Unionen: Heléne Rosenlund
Akademikerna: Karin Ohlsson

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

We look forward to your application!

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1 Feb 2021
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Integrated Supply Chain
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