Lead Process Engineer

About the role

Location: Sweden - Stenungsund

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We embrace the diversity of our people and are now looking for two experienced process engineers to strengthen our Technical Development team in Stenungsund.

Would you like to be part of an exciting future and take up the next challenge for you? As a Lead Process Engineer, you will be responsible for process related technical studies for the Polyethylene plant in Stenungsund. You will act as the technical specialist with the responsibility to improve, optimize and develop the plant in the respect of technical, economical and sustainable standards as well as improve the result within health, safety, environmental and quality. You will be part of a cross-disciplinary team and work towards the mission to develop the design and operation of our Stenungsund plant. 


As a Lead Process Engineer, you will…

•    Continuously seek innovative and optimal process solutions within safety, sustainability, energy and operability
•    Identify and initiate investment projects
•    Be responsible for studies and preparing project proposals
•    Participate in projects as process lead engineer
•    Lead and co-ordinate test-runs together with operation
•    Trouble-shoot and solve technical problems together with operation team
•    Be active in information sharing in order to boost team performance

About you

This job might be for you if you have a master degree in chemical engineer or similar, 5+ years of experience within plant operation and troubleshooting, experience in studies and projects. You have good analytical and communication skills, master Swedish and English (literacy, spoken and written), and prioritizing and taking decisions comes naturally for you. Your ability to engage, motivate and involve people results in strong networks.

Are you motivated by problem solving, always seeking continuous improvement and technical challenges? Do you have high safety and environmental standards? Are you a team player with high commitment and ownership? Then you could be the perfect member in our team.

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Sandra Tinsveds, sandra.tinsveds@borealisgroup.com. 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 sustainable polyolefin solutions and a European front-runner in polyolefins recycling. In Europe, we are a market leader in base chemicals and fertilizers. We leverage our polymer expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries such as consumer products, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and mobility. In re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people, innovation and technology, and performance excellence. We are accelerating the transformation to a circular economy of polyolefins and expanding our geographical footprint to better serve our customers around the globe. www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com


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