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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

Group Expert, Automation

  • Location: Flexible
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 31/05/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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We are looking for a Group Expert Automation to join our Corporate Engineering team of Automation Experts. You will be supporting and working in Borealis large investments projects around the globe, as well as contributing to enhancement in the automation field. You have experience from project work in the process industry and expertise from working with engineering and development of instrumentation, control & safety systems and programming. In addition, we expected you to bring forward and deliver new initiatives linking Borealis needs to the current industry trend, all as part of a highly skilled and motivated team.

Role Purpose

  • Steer and Lead studies and investment projects for all Borealis locations and JV’s within the automation discipline.
  • Contribute to highest process safety standards in all implementations.
  • Implement and develop Borealis internal specifications, requirements and best practices ensuring compliance with international norms and standards.
  • Be a driver in utilizing the full potential of existing process control platforms in our production facilities to improve profitability and reliability.
  • Lead complex troubleshooting and incident investigations activities related to automation hardware and software as well as safety systems.
  • Contribute to strategic planning on plant and group level within automation.


  • Represent Borealis interests versus vendors, suppliers and contractors as representative in studies and projects.
  • Implement and develop Borealis internal specifications, requirements and best practices.
  • Promotes innovative thinking, to strive for “fit for purpose”, simple solutions.
  • Give training, advice and steering to plant and contractor engineers.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Graduate Engineer in Chemical Engineering, Automation or Process Control subjects.
  • Training in BPCS/DCS, ESD and PLC systems and process control.
  • Training in Functional Safety Management.
  • Training in modelling and simulation tools.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience from work exposed to automation field and continuous control.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience from working in petrochemical/base chemical industry.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience from project work.
  • Fluent English in writing and speaking.

Other information

  • Very high willingness to travel frequently and ability to accept long-term assignments on global basis is a requirement for this position.     
  • You will be part of a distributed team of APC & Automation experts in the Digital Enabled Solutions department of Projects & Technical Support (PTS).

Hope you are interested of the role and be part of our team.

We will process applications continuously, so please apply soonest, but latest 31.05.2018.

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+46 (0)303 86378
Lilian Ilanner, Talent Acquisition Specialist