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Development Engineer, Bitumen Technology Nordic, Sweden 

For the Bitumen Technology Department in Nynäshamn, Sweden, we are currently recruiting a development engineer.

As the position holder, you will be part of the hot mix and industrial application group within bitumen technology in Nynäshamn.

This position includes short term troubleshooting for our customers as well as longer term projects. You will be responsible in maintaining the high knowledge related to bitumen and paving and be a good communicator within the Nynas organization as well as to our customers. The position offers a mix of practical development related to real world challenges and investigations related to increasing the knowledge within the applied bitumen field.

The position is placed in Nynäshamn and may require some travelling.

Key responsibilities

Responsible for:

  • Participation in projects related to binder testing when it comes to:
    • Short/Mid term development and optimization of products
    • Bitumen business technical concerns
    • Troubleshooting internally and externally
  • Suggest investigation methods and propose working plans for projects and troubleshooting
  • Maintain and develop knowledge in bitumen polymer modified bitumen evaluation and development
  • Perform bitumen and asphalt analysis on request from internal and external customers.
  • Support Research and HSE

Candidate profile 

The successful candidate:

  • Holds a degree in chemical engineering or similar and has experience from practical laboratory work preferably regarding polymers and analysis.
  • Has experience from chemical industry or from the paving industry.
  • Has experience from project management and customer support
  • Excellent skills in Swedish and English along with well-developed IT skills are required.
  • Is self-reliant, flexible and have the ability to work independently as well as in teams.
  • Has a strong interest in development work, a logical and analytical nature, and a structured way of working.
  • Is results oriented and are able to set self-challenging goals with the end customer in focus.

Contact and application

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Hans Lundkvist, Technical Manager, Bitumen Technology Nordic at +46-70 366 50 21, You are welcome to send your resumé to Louise Sjöberg, HR Generalist at no later than March 23rd, 2017.


Working at Nynas means working according to our three core values: Dedication, Cooperation and Proactivity:

Dedication involves doing one’s best in every situation and taking responsibility for customers, colleagues and society in general.

Cooperation means working together for mutual trust and support, which creates a corporate culture that encourage cross-border and cross-functional meetings, job rotation and training.

Proactivity includes thinking ahead, being open to new ideas and continuously seeking new solutions and opportunities so that Nynas can continue to be at the forefront of development.

Welcome to join us!


For the Bitumen Technology Department in Nynäshamn, Sweden, we are currently recruiting a development engineer.