Perstorp, Sweden
Application due: April 15 2024


Analytical Chemist to R&D, Innovation, in Perstorp

Join our analytical chemistry team, where you’ll collaborate with skilled chemists and contribute to innovative solutions for the Perstorp Group!

We offer a positions in our analytical laboratory together with twelve skilled and enthusiastic analytical chemists and laboratory engineers. We work with a wide range of samples and matrix in our well-equipped laboratory. The roles is placed in the Analytical Chemistry department that supports the entire Perstorp Group with expert knowledge in the fields of chemical problem solving using analytical chemistry.

About the job

The main objective for the Innovation organization is to develop new products and solutions. We are a global organization generating products for customers in selected market segments. Analytical Chemistry contribute to Innovation projects with expertise and analysis results. We support business in all types of customer relations where chemical analysis is needed. Analytical Chemistry also support the company´s QC labs with method development and troubleshooting. We provide investigations and results needed for REACH registration of products and other legal issues.

You will work with analysis where you often need to adapt methods or develop new ones to be able to answer the asked question, often within a limit of time. Some work is coming in with short notice and some are planned in advance. To succeed you must be innovative and work effectively. You will take own responsibility for tasks and their progress, but you will be surrounded by experienced colleagues that are happy to coach you.

General laboratory tasks and activities is also part of your work as well as documentation, reporting, instrument maintenance and contacts within and outside our department.

Who are you?

  • You have a Master level or PhD in Analytical Chemistry and beside that knowledge in organic and/or inorganic chemistry
  • As a person you are positive, curious and can easily adopt to a changing environment
  • You understand the value of efficient communication and networking as keys for success
  • You take initiative and plan, perform and manage task independently
  • You can drive yourself and involve others towards defined goals and strive for own development
  • You can easily iterate between theory and practice and have good practical “hands-on” skills
  • You are able to work with several tasks in parallel, both long term and short term
  • Experience in spectrophotometers, titrations or chromatography is beneficial
  • Spoken and written English is required and spoken Swedish is desirable

Additional information

The position is located at Perstorp R&D Centre in Perstorp, Skåne. Send in your application no later than 15 April. You will preferably start after summer 2024.

For more information please contact Åsa Landgren, Manager Analytical Chemistry, R&D, Innovation, Perstorp.
Phone +46 0734 274893 [email protected]

About Perstorp

Perstorp believes in improving everyday life – making it safer, more convenient and more environmentally sound for billions of people all over the world. As a world leading specialty chemicals company, our innovations provide essential properties for products used every day and everywhere. You’ll find us all the way from your car and mobile phone to towering wind turbines and the local dairy farm. Simply put, we work to make good products even better, with a clear sustainability agenda.

Founded in Sweden in 1881, Perstorp’s focused innovation builds on more than 135 years of experience, representing a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. Perstorp Group is since October 2022 a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), Malaysia´s leading integrated chemicals provider and part of PETRONAS Group.

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