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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.

Scientist / Analytical Chemist, IOS Labs

  • Location: Sweden, Stenungsund
  • Type: Temporary
  • Application Deadline: 27/01/2019
  • Hours: Full-time

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Do you have MSc or PhD in chemistry or chemical engineering, knowledge in polymer science and are passionate about analytical testing? Do you also have excellent analytical thinking, high level of service, and want to work in a growing multinational company – then you can be the one we are looking for!

Borealis Innotech Operational Support is looking for an Analytical Chemist, with great interest and experience in analytical tests within the area of SEM, Microscopy, FTIR, Thermal analysis, GC/MS, and HPLC. Main focus of the role is to support development projects within Research & Development and Marketing Energy as well as solving analytical problems for Borealis customers. You are responsible for development, planning and performance in the area of responsibility.


  • Contribute to overall Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSE&Q) performance by always keeping high HSE&Q standard.
  • High demand on analytical skills, creativity, fresh ideas and good communication skills.
  • Responsible for planning, performance and evaluation of agreed projects i.e. advanced analytical test method development.
  • Contingency contact with internal customers, colleagues and instrument suppliers.
  • Give support to our internal customers in development projects or business teams.
  • Work in accordance with established policies, procedures and instructions and specialised technical standards.
  • Contributes with expertise in customer complaints/claim handling and investigations.
  • Accountable for the repair, maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • MSc or PhD in chemistry or chemical engineering.
  • Knowledge in polymer science.
  • An advantage is if you have experience within SEM and Microscopy. Other techniques used in the laboratory are FTIR, GC/MS and HPLC.
  • Cover literature and other information within the area of responsibility.
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written skills).
  • Good communication skills including planning, reporting and documentation.
  • Good IT skills.


As a person, you are passionate about analytical testing, are committed and have a drive to constantly develop and improve. You need to have the ability to think in an analytical and conceptual way and also have concern for order and quality. You are flexible, service-minded and enjoy working in an international environment.

Other information

It is a temporary position until 31 May 2020.

We would like to have your application in English.

For questions about the role, please contact Emy Silfverberg, Group Leader, Analytical and Physical Testing, phone +46 303 86119 or +46 725 710144.

If you are interested in this role and meet most of the above criteria, please apply at the latest 27.01.2019.  

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+46 (0)303 86116
Emy Silfverberg, Group Leader