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Material and Application Specialist, Bitumen Technology, Sweden

For the Bitumen Technology Department in Nynäshamn, Sweden, we are currently recruiting a Material and Application Specialist.

As the position holder, you will act as Material and Application Specialist at Bitumen Technology in Nynäshamn. You will be working with bitumen and bitumen-applications, serving customers and sales in the Nordic market. Key responsibilities are to suggest suitable solutions to technical questions and to keep an overview of developments in the market, being able to translate and drive this into the best end-application.  

Key responsibilities

  • Provide and actively work with technical support to customers.
  • Participate in method work and lead Nynas’ work in industrial groups.
  • Communicate application and product knowledge to customers and the sales force to support their sales efforts.
  • Lead development and modification projects in close collaboration with sales staff and customers within the segment.
  • Identify suitable products for a given application, motivating the benefits.

Candidate profile

The successful candidate:

  • Has several years of practical work related to the field of bitumen applications and asphalt
  • Holds a Master degree in Chemistry or Engineering.
  • Has a strong understanding of method-work within the asphalt industry and previous experience from this kind of work.
  • Analytical skills, being able to translate customer needs to technical solutions.
  • Has a curious mind and strong communication skills.
  • Is self-reliant, flexible and has the ability to work independently as well as in teams.
  • Has an interest in laboratory work and a structured way of working.
  • Is results oriented and sets self-challenging goals with the concern for doing a good job.
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluent in one of the Scandinavian languages (Swedish/Norwegian/Danish) and excellent knowledge in English.

Contact and application

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Hans Lundkvist, Technical Manager, Bitumen Technology Nordic. You are welcome to send your resumé to Mirja Raukas Lind, HR Business Partner at no later than May 13th, 2018.


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!