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Lab Operation Manager Electrical Testing

About the role

Location: Sweden - Stenungsund

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


Are you experienced in Electrical Testing of Polyolefins and want to drive the development of new test methods and testing facilities?  We are looking for you who is embrace change and can help us take advanced electrical testing in Borealis to the next level.


At the Innovation Centre Stenungsund, our work environment is international and we provide solutions for a better tomorrow by developing new products and applications for polyolefins, especially for Energy application. Our main responsibility is to drive innovation to support business and operations through compounding and processing of polymers with subsequent advanced testing and analysis. We do this with the highest standards regarding HSE, quality and efficiency to bring value to Borealis and our customers.


As Lab Operations Manager Electrical Testing you will, together with a team of Laboratory Engineers, build up advanced knowledge in electrical testing of polyolefins, focus on HSE, ensure quality of work and continuously improve work processes to increase efficiency and service to our internal customers. You will be reporting to Group Leader Application Hall, Innovation&Technology.


If we cannot do it safe, we will not do it at all!


HSE is essential, and in this role, you will ensure high safety and quality performance of the team. Create awareness and commitment for safety and ensure a clean and safe work environment for all employees and visitors. Ensure legal compliance of equipment, work practices and working environment. You will live and promote Borealis values to ensure a sound HSE culture.


Your responsibilities


  • Lab Operations Manager for Electrical Testing at Borealis, Stenungsund
  • Focus on HSE
  • Lead investments projects within given budget and scope
  • Drive and prioritise method development, including practical work
  • Motivate and ensure the networking and cross-functional team working
  • Ensures efficient and cost optimized use and maintenance of all testing instruments
  • Select and ensure state-of-the-art equipment together with the stakeholders in Innovation&Technology and Business.


About you


You are the right person for us if you have a M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent and minimum 5 years’ experience in Electrical Testing of the Polyolefin. You have good understanding of polymers, such as polymer processing, scientific methods and characterisation tools. At Innovation Centre, we have people working from many different countries and you need to be able to speak both Swedish and English.


Here at Borealis, we treat people with respect. We set directions, engage and inspire people, and we network. We believe this is what motivates you.


As a person, you have a good commercial awareness, which includes delivery of results and customer orientation. You are able to analyse problems and bring different elements together for the best possible solution. You like to keep order and have a great quality consciousness. You also have good documentation, presentation and reporting skills.


About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Gabriella Mjölnevik, 076-128 78 31. Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. | |


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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