Laboratory Engineer to AkzoNobel Specialty Chemica

Laboratory Engineer to AkzoNobel Specialty Chemica


Akzo Nobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals is a leading supplier of technology for pulp bleaching, paper chemicals, silica sols and expandable microspheres. We offer innovative and sustainable products and technologies that are used by customers for a variety of industrial purposes. Our 2,400 employees are located in 32 countries. Pulp and Performance Chemicals is a business unit of Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals which is worldwide producer of specialty chemicals. Our plant in Bohus is a strategic production site and consists of four production plants, five laboratories and several offices.

We have an immediate opening as Laboratory Engineer within RD&I Chemical Analysis in Bohus, within the Wet Chemistry group.

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. 26 people are working at the department, the three groups Wet Chemistry, Spectroscopy and Chromatography.

As Laboratory Engineer you will perform chemical analysis on a daily basis, take care of instruments and trouble shooting in your group. You will get a large network within the organization and have the opportunity to work with interesting chemistry issues in a highly skilled team.

In the Wet Chemistry group that consist of eight people we are working with techniques such as automatic titrations IC, TOC, Karl Fisher and UV-VIS.

Main responsibilities
  • Perform and report high quality chemical analytical work for production control, RD&I and Marketing& Sales
  • Instrument and analytical method responsibilities
  • Support method development
  • Maintain and promote a safe working environment
  • Plan and perform activities as decided together with manager, project leader and client
Job requirements/Candidate profile
  • Bachelor in analytical chemistry
  • Experience from laboratory work
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good ability to cooperate
  • Flexible with good interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in Swedish and English, both written and spoken
  • Experience from quality analysis work
  • Experience from ICP analysis and/or wet chemistry analysis
  • Relevant work experience or similar
To be successful in this position you should be result oriented, methodical and used to working with deadlines and a variable workload. Interpersonal skills are of high importance and we are searching for someone who is positive, driven and have the ability to motivate and engage. It´s also important you are curious and have a quality driven mind set. We work with continuous improvement and believe that you are a person who wants to develop within our organization. Of course you live up to and are motivated by our values: Customer focused, Passion for excellence, Deliver on commitments and Winning together.

Additional information

This position is a permanent position on a full time basis and based in Bohus. Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded. If you need help please contact

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Ann Poloni, Group Head Wet Chemistry +46 31 58 75 56

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Hugo Jobring, Talent Resourcing Partner, on +46 709 57 73 61.

For unions related questions, please contact:

Akademikerklubben: Emma Lundin +46 709 57 75 95
Unionen: Helene Rosenlund, phone +46 31 58 71 86

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

About AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals

Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Building on the dedication of our employees and our shared commitment to safety, sustainability, and open innovation, we have established a world class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.
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Område Göteborgs stad
Yrkesroll Teknik & Ingenjör
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 24 juni (1 dag kvar)
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Om arbetsgivaren

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.