Development Engineer


About the company

AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals is a leading global force in pulp bleaching technologies, paper chemicals, colloidal silica and expandable microspheres. We provide innovative and sustainable products and technologies that are widely used by customers in a large variety of industrial applications. Our 2,500 employees operate in 32 countries. Pulp and Performance Chemicals forms a business unit within AkzoNobel, which is the world?s largest paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.

Silica and Paper Chemicals is one of the three global sub business units within AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals. The business is a leader in colloidal silica with a strong global network of plants supplying customers all over the world. We supply a broad range of colloidal silica products, polymers, separation products and other specialty chemicals to industries that include paper, construction, pharmaceutical and electronics. Our head office is located in Bohus, Sweden. We operate from 25 separate locations globally and employ 1,000 people.

We value entrepreneurial spirit, personal integrity and social responsibility in our co-workers. In AkzoNobel we recruit and promote our employees on a non-discriminatory, objective basis and strive for a diverse work force.


We have an immediate opening for an individual who can fulfil the following key role as a Development Engineer within RD&I Chemical Analysis in Bohus.

Chemical Analysis is a central resource within AkzoNobel PPC. The department is performing analysis of raw material, products and environmental samples for the producing units in AkzoNobel PPC. Chemical Analysis takes part in research and development projects, market support, trouble shooting and development of new analytical methods.

Twenty three people are working at the department mainly within the competence areas of wet chemistry, spectroscopy and chromatography.

The Development engineer is working in the chromatography group with performing analysis, trouble shooting and advanced analytical method development, eventhough the focus is on X-Ray diffraction methods.

The main tasks and responsibilities are:

-Perform advanced analyses and method development within the X-Ray area.
-Contribute to trouble shooting within the analytical area together with clients.
-Participate in R&D projects as a project member.
-Maintain and develop methods within the area of focus.

Job requirements / Candidate profile

-Bachelor of Science in chemistry and experience within the spectroscopy field.
-Knowledge in analytical chemistry
-Fluent in English (both written and spoken)
-Good ability to co-operate

To be successful in this position you should be an analytical chemist and have knowledge in spectroscopy. You are a good communicator, both in writing and verbally and as a person you are methodical, responsible, quality-driven and result oriented.

This is a permanent position on a full time basis, reporting to the Department Manager Chemical Analysis, Inger Jansson.

To apply and to find out more about us, please visit our website We do not accept applications via e-mail.

We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment.

Kontaktpersoner på detta företaget

IF Metall Robert Emanuelsson
Underhållschef Magnus Wallberg
Teknisk chef Jerry Andersson
Teknisk chef Jerry Andersson
Unionen Petri Salminen
Global product safety and regulatory affairs mgr Marie Gunnlert
HR Partner Peter Johnsson
Ledarna Sonny Landerberg
+4631-58 74 30
Akademikerna Karolina Albinsson
+4631-58 78 68
Unionen Helene Rosenlund
+4631-58 71 86



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