Nordic Energy Manager & Lead Buyer Raw Material

Nordic Energy Manager & Lead Buyer Raw Material


We have an exciting open position, in which you will combine the role of Nordic Energy Manager and Lead Buyer Raw Material in Nouryon Pulp and Performance AB. The position is located in Bohus, approximately 10 minutes from Gothenburg by train.

Nouryon is a leading Chemicals company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. In the Nordic region Nouryon employ more than 2000 people across several Business Units and locations. Of Business Units represented in Nouryon Pulp and Performance Chemicals (PPC) is accountable for the largest energy consumption.

The role as Nordic Energy Manager is primarily to provide energy supply management, power and natural gas, and to guard energy strategic interests of Nouryon business activities in the Nordic countries. The challenge is to make the right strategic and operational decisions, sometimes on short notice, in the complex energy market.

You will combine this role with being Lead Buyer Raw Material for Nouryon PPC Bleaching Chemicals Europe. We operate plants in Sweden, Finland, Norway and France. Raw materials are typically base chemicals, such as Salt, Caustic soda and Hydrochloric acid. There are also process related chemicals, such as catalysts, solvents etc.

In these two roles you will have the possibility to work with procurement in two different segments with different opportunities and challenges. You will build a strong internal network, and the right person will have the ability to grow into more responsibility.

Main Responsibility: Nordic Energy Manager
  • Strategic direction and management of PPC's energy supply short and long term
  • Organizational structure, finance and control across the energy organization as well as upstream/downstream
  • Strategic and commercial negotiations with PPC's suppliers and collaborative partners upstream the value chain
  • Communication and relations PPC's energy organization and other Nouryon stakeholders
Main Responsibility: Lead Buyer Raw Material
  • Strategic direction and management of the Bleaching Raw Material portfolio
  • Strategic and commercial negotiations with Bleaching RM suppliers and collaborative partners along the value chain.
  • Communication and relations with Bleaching Business and other Key stakeholders
Job Requirements
  • Master in Chemical, Business, Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the chemical or energy industry
  • Minimum 3 years of senior or executive management experience
  • Good knowledge of the Nordpool market and related regulations
  • Good knowledge in English (written and spoken).
  • Highly proficient in supplier relationship management including negotiation, contract management, conflict resolution, partnership development and supplier performance management.
  • Understanding of business management and decision processes as well as managements systems

To be successful in the role, you need to have a strong ability to communicate (verbal as well as written) with board, managers, peers, company employees and members of the public. We believe that you have a good ability to cooperate and apply strategic thinking and hold multicultural/ethnical skills. You will also need a high social competence and ability to build long term relationship.

Why join us?

Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

Additional information

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Procurement Director Energy & PPC PR 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.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Anders Österlund, Procurement Director Energy & PPC PR, +4631587939.

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Matilda Bolin, Talent Resourcing Partner, +46 70 957 71 34.

For unions related questions please call +46 31 58 70 00 and ask for:

Akademikerklubben, Emma Lundin

Unionen, Helene Rosenlund

Ledarna, Ronny Knutsson

If you have any general questions or need assistance please contact:
More about the business
Nouryon has about 10,000 employees and operate in over 80 countries around the world. Over the course of our nearly 400-year journey to become a global specialty chemicals leader, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Our products play an essential role in everyday life for people around the globe.

Industries worldwide rely on our Pulp and Performance organizations 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, Kromasil.

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

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Om arbetsgivaren

We are a world leader in specialty chemistry. Industries throughout the world rely on us and our special chemicals for the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals and hygiene products. We have built up a world-class company and created strong partnerships with our customers, based on nearly 400 years of experience and our 10,000 employees' shared commitment and focus on growth, strong financial results, security, sustainability and innovation. We operate in more than 80 countries worldwide and our industry-leading range includes brands such as Eka,

Dissolvine, Trigonox and Berol.