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For the Bitumen Technology Department in Nynäshamn, Sweden, we are currently recruiting 2 laboratory engineers.

As the position holder, you will be part of the hot mix and industrial application group within bitumen technology in Nynäshamn. The two positions share many of the same characteristics. The positions include short term troubleshooting for our customers as well as participating in longer term projects. You will be maintaining the high knowledge related to bitumen and paving and be a communicator within the Nynas organization and to customers. The position offers a mix of testing, practical development related to real world challenges and participating in investigations related to increasing the knowledge within the applied bitumen field. The positions are placed in Nynäshamn and may require limited travelling.

Key responsibilities

Position 1 (Binder/HSSE)

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.
  • Carry out investigations and propose working plans for projects and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain and develop knowledge in bitumen and polymer modified bitumen evaluation and development.
  • Perform routine and advanced analysis using e.g. DSR and GC.
  • Being a strong HSSE leader at the department.
  • Support Research.

Position 2 (Asphalt)

Responsible for:

  • Participation and lead in projects related to asphalt testing when it comes to: - Short/Mid term development and optimization of products - Customers or internal technical concerns related to asphalt performance - Troubleshooting internally and externally.
  • Carry out investigations and propose working plans for projects and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain and develop knowledge in bitumen evaluation and development.
  • Perform bitumen and asphalt analysis on request from internal and external customers. This will include suitability checks for aggregates and additives.
  • Support Research and HSSE

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 projects and customer support.
  • Has knowledge in usual techniques for analysing bitumen.
  • May have experience in handling DSR equipment and GC-equipment.
  • May have an interest in HSSE and previous experience from this field.
  • 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 curious mind combined with a structured way of working.
  • Is results oriented and can meet 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, hans.lundkvist@nynas.com. You are welcome to send your resumé to Mirja Raukas Lind, HR Business Partner at mirja.raukaslind@nynas.com no later than May 12th, 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!