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Research engineer in the field of dissolving cellulose and its applications

Are you an engineer interested in cellulose chemistry and especially in the field of dissolving cellulose and its applications?  Are your areas of expertise within pulping, fibre and cellulose technology? Do you have experience in initiating research and development projects together with industrial partners and/or have experience in applying for research funding for research projects? Then you might be our next employee!

MoRe Research is a part of RISE Research Institutes of Sweden since 2019. We are now recruiting a research engineer in the field of dissolving cellulose and its applications, to join our team. The Process Technology group consists of fourteen colleagues who together have broad and deep expertise in the fiber line processes (the wood yard, pulping, bleaching), lignin- and cellulose chemistry, and paper technology.

About the role
In this role you will initiate development projects with industrial partners and apply for research funding. You will work in close collaboration with industry, academia and research institutes, both in direct assignments from industry, as well as publicly funded projects. In your role, project management and R&D work in lab- and pilot scale are natural parts of your daily work along with initiating new development work with industrial partners, research initiatives, apply for funding and networking/marketing.

Location: Örnsköldsvik, Sweden

Who are you?
We are looking for a person with some years of experience from the dissolving cellulose industry. You should have a Master’s degree in chemical engineering or chemistry and good understanding in pulping and cellulose chemistry. Knowledge in different fiber regeneration processes is of course an advantage.

You are expected to have very good knowledge of Swedish and English both in speech and writing. We are looking for you who are determined and have the ability and willingness to participate in developing the business and above all create projects / business together with our customers.

As a person, we see that you are analytical, systematic, enthusiastic, willing to take initiative, result-oriented, easy to create and maintain contacts and that you are a team player.

Are we right for each other?
We cannot promise you an easy task, but we can promise you dedicated colleagues and some truly engaging and important societal challenges to tackle. You will get to work in a dynamic environment offering professional and personal development opportunities. At RISE, we want you to succeed and feel good, because together with your colleagues, you contribute to a sustainable future and to securing a leading position for Swedish industry and research globally. RISE can give you the chance to make a real difference. Welcome to Sweden’s Research Institute and Innovation Partner.

Welcome with your application!
Do you have any questions or would like to know more? Please contact Process Technology manager Lars Sundvall, +46 70 526 52 21. The deadline for applications is 30th of April 2021. Interviews will be conducted throughout the application period.

Our union contacts are: Torbjörn Sjölund for Sveriges Ingenjörer, +46 70 658 58 21 and Madelene Nordqvist for Unionen, +46 73 065 86 87.

We are looking for a person with some years of experience from the dissolving cellulose industry. You should have a Master’s degree in chemical engineering or chemistry and good understanding in pulping and cellulose chemistry. Knowledge in different fiber regeneration processes is of course an advantage.

We kindly ask external recruitment companies and sales people not to contact us as we are governed by the Swedish Procurement Act.

Research engineer, cellulose, projects, MoRe, Örnsköldsvik, RISE

About the position

City

Örnsköldsvik

Contract type

Permanent position

Job type

Research - e.g. Researchers/Postdoctors/PhD students

Contact person

Lars Sundvall
+46 70 526 52 21

Reference number

2021/139

Last application date

2021-04-30

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