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Expert in Chemical analysis



R&D Engineer within organic and analytical chemistry 
Participate in development projects and material investigations 

Join us in driving complex investigations and material analyses
NKT, a world-leading supplier of cables for the energy sector, is investing to reach further success in innovation and R&D. From the site in Västerås, technical experts and scientists have worked with industries worldwide in cross-disciplinary R&D projects and technical investigations, for more than one hundred years. Technology Consulting is a dynamic workplace with an atmosphere characterized by development and learning. Facilities include modern laboratories and you will be working with colleagues who are experts in their specific fields. Through the range of different R&D projects and customer assignments, there will be great opportunities to build a wide, global network of technical partners and business units. 


Internal R&D projects and external consulting with full responsibility 
As part of the chemistry & materials department you will participate in various cable related R&D projects as well as in consulting assignments that differs in scope and length. You will have access to a highly flexible and modern chemistry & materials laboratory, with a broad range of state-of-the-art analytical instruments and processing equipment that provides great flexibility and capability to support in R&D projects and technical investigations.

You will lead or participate in both internal R&D projects and external consulting assignments, and lead complex investigations related to chemistry and organic material analysis.
Besides the above the role includes: 
•    Lead various consulting assignments and complex investigations related to organic materials and chemical compounds, for different customers both within NKT and with other companies
•    Suggest, design and perform experimental work and chemical analyses relevant to the projects and investigations
•    Take full responsibility for projects, from discussions with customer and planning, to execution and reporting 
•    Financial and technical follow up of projects  
•    Secure high quality and efficiency in all deliveries

Experienced expert within chemistry with focus on organic materials and compounds
We are looking for a team member with experience in chemistry, as well as extensive knowledge on chemical reactions and material properties. To succeed in the role you are creative and with a curious mind to find solutions for complex problems. You have natural skills in networking and building customer relations and a strong service-oriented approach.


Apart from this you do also have: 
•    PhD degree or master’s degree with at least 3 years working experience in area related to organic or analytical chemistry 
•    Hands on experience in chemical analyses, with focus on analysis and identification of organic materials
•    Good understanding of chemical reactions and interactions
•    Extensive experience in GC-MS analysis as well as HPLC and SEC
•    Experience in project management 
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, meritorious also in Swedish
•    Permanent authorization to work in Sweden


Keen on joining a world-leading technology center?
NKT is committed to fostering a diverse organization and a culture where people from different backgrounds can thrive and are inspired to perform at their best. We believe that a diverse organization enables sustainable performance, and that an inclusive and welcoming culture makes for a better place to work.  

Please apply at our website. We are reviewing the applications ongoing. Personality- and capacity tests may occur in our recruitment process. If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact Recruiting Manager Karin Gustafsson, In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to Recruiter, HR Business Partner Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail. 


Union Representatives
Sveriges Ingenjörer - Zohreh Keshavarz, +46 724 51 80 18


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About NKT
Join a diverse and international team of experts developing the power cable technology of the future with focus on deeper sea, lower losses and higher performance. Technology is leading the corporate R&D program including material development and operating some of the most advanced high-voltage test centers in the industry. NKT also operates a Technology Consulting center in Sweden, where technical experts and scientists supports industries worldwide in cross-disciplinary R&D projects and technical investigations.

NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.8 billion in 2021. NKT - We connect a greener world.


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Posting Date:  15-Jun-2022

Vaesteras, SE, 721 78

Type:  Permanent
Requisition ID:  2715

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