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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 Product and Customer support group within Bitumen Technology in Nynäshamn.

The position includes short term troubleshooting for our customers as well as handling longer term projects. You will be maintaining a high knowledge related to bitumen and paving and be a communicator within the Nynas organization and to customers.

The position offers a mix of inhouse 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

  • Responsible for projects related to binder usage when it comes to:
    - Short/Mid term development and optimization of products
    - Bitumen business technical concerns
    - Troubleshooting internally and externally
  • Propose and carry out investigations and working plans for projects both internally and in cooperation with customers
  • Maintain and develop knowledge in bitumen, bitumen emulsions and polymer modified bitumen
  • Perform lab-scale production of material and prepare and follow up full scale trials
  • Support Research department

Candidate profile

The successful candidate:

  • Has experience from chemical industry or from the paving industry.
  • Has at least 5 years of related work experience.
  • Holds a degree in chemical engineering or similar and may have experience from practical laboratory work.
  • Has extensive experience from projects and customer support.
  • Is self-reliant, flexible and are used 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.
  • Has knowledge in techniques for analysis and knowledge regarding standards and methods.
  • Excellent skills in Swedish and English along with well-developed IT skills are required.

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 apply.bn@nynas.com no later than April 24th, 2019.


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!