Research Chemist TS&d Lubricants and Fuels,

Sweden, Västra Götaland, Stenungsund

Business unit: Surface Chemistry

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel är ett världsledande färgföretag och en ledande producent av specialkemikalier, bygglim och limsystem. Vi har ledande marknadspositioner och starka varumärken i länder över hela världen. Vi arbetar inom flera viktiga marknadssegment – från bygg- och infrastruktur till transport, industri- samt konsumtionsvaror. Vi är också ledande inom hållbar utveckling och rankas som nummer ett på Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Rent praktiskt innebär det att våra hållbara lösningar dagligen präglar ditt, din familjs och dina vänners liv. Våra produkter gör det möjligt för er att göra det ni behöver.


Research Chemist Lubricants and Fuels
If you want to work in an international environment where people and business are growing, this is the place for you!

We are looking for a Research Chemist to work in the area of Lubricants & Fuels applications. This is a permanent position within the Lubricants & Fuels Technical Service & Product Development (TS&d) team, based in Stenungsund Sweden. For the right person there are great possibilities to develop within AkzoNobel.
The Lubricants & Fuels segment develops and markets additives for lubricants and fuels. Our customers are located all over the world. Our main goal is to create value to our customers by proving innovative and cost-effective technical solutions and products.
In this role you enjoy practical laboratory work and solve technical problems in a creative way. You design, execute and evaluate experiments and trials, connected to assigned technical activities and projects.
Main duties and responsibilities:
- Report results and give technical recommendations, internally and externally
- Customer visits and hold presentations at customers and conferences
- Manage research projects and deliver on time and on budget
- Internal R&D work and supporting sales and marketing in customer driven projects

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

September 23, 2016

Vacancy number







Västra Götaland



Business unit

Surface Chemistry

Sub business unit


Job family

Support & Incremental Development

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- MSc or PhD in Organic Chemistry or Engineering
- Be able to travel about 20-25% of your worktime
- Fluent in English, both written and spoken
- Be able to work independently as well as within a group
- It is desirable if you have experience in industry
- If you have experience with formulating and testing lubricant and fuel additives it is an advantage.   
What can AkzoNobel offer you?
If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.
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Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full time basis, reporting to Section Manager TS&d and based in Stenungsund, Sweden.
Please apply via our online recruitment system. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.
For further information about the position please contact Sorel Muresan, Section Manager TS&d EMEIA, +46 303-85 690.  
For information about the recruitment process, please contact Matilda Bolin, Talent Resourcing Partner, phone +46 709 57 71 34
For union related questions, please contact Bo Mannerstedt, Sveriges Ingenjörer, through our switchboard +46 303-85 000.
More about the business
Surface Chemistry a business unit of AkzoNobel, operates in 50 countries, employing over 1500 people. Based in Chicago, IL, United States, with regional marketing centers in Bridgewater, NJ, United States, Singapore and Stenungsund, Sweden, we are leading supplier of specialty surfactants and synthetic and bio-polymers additives. Using a combination of chemical expertise, process technology and application know-how we solve problems for a multitude of manufacturers and formulators. We service a wide range of industries including agro, asphalt, cleaning, lubricants & fuels, mining, oilfield and personal care.
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