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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.

Laboratory Technicians to join our Polyolefin Catalyst Research

  • Location: Finland, Porvoo
  • Type: Toistaiseksi voimassa
  • Application Deadline: 27/04/2018
  • Hours: Kokopäiväinen

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In this role, you will perform skilful laboratory work for the development of new polyolefin catalysts. The work is closely linked to our innovation projects. The role holder will report to Competence Manager of PDO Catalyst in Porvoo.Contribution

  • Taking into account safety in all operations and procedures
  • Performing demanding synthesis,  evaluations of catalyst performance and participation in development of olefin polymerisation catalysts
  • Implementation of quality standards and continuous improvement activities
  • Catalyst test polymerisations and polymer analysis
  • Preparation of samples for further analysis
  • Reliable and consistent reporting of results to researcher or project team
  • Co-operation with scale-up units.
  • Balancing various customer needs


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Relevant technician or engineer education
  • Knowledge on good laboratory practices
  • Safe handling of dangerous chemicals (pyroforic compounds, flammable pressurised gases and liquids)
  • Utilisation of computer programs (Word, Excel and alike)
  • Good skills in oral and written communication in English
  • Hands on experience on catalytic olefin polymerisations in pressurised laboratory scale reactors is an asset


We wish You to recognize yourself as a result oriented person with co-operative and initiative style of working and you have a strong focus on HSE and Quality issues. To succeed in this position, you will need analytical and conceptual thinking skills and ability to build and cherish interpersonal relationships. Our Borealis Values are important for us, so we wish you can stand behind our Values with high respective.Here in Borealis, we offer you a competitive reward package and possibility to develop your professional skills further. We are also proud to mention, that here we enjoy of productive and positive international working environment withinspiring, innovative and respectful people. The position will be located in Kilpilahti industrial area in Porvoo, around 30 minutes away from Helsinki city by car.Borealis also arranges bus transportation for our employees from Helsinki and Porvoo and the surrounding areas.


If you have questions regarding the position, please do not hesitate to contact either Competence Manager's

Pascal Castro,Competence Manager Catalyst Design,  tel.+358 50 379 0334.

Apostolos Krallis, Competence Manager Catalyst Performance, tel. +358 50 3794 463.

If you are interested in this position and meet most of the above criteria, please submit your online application with CV by 27.04.2018.




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+358 503794463
Apostolos Krallis