Laboratory Engineer (Laboratorieingenjör) – Organic chemistry

Stockholms län, Stockholm
Industri, produktion
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Laboratory Chemist with experience and interest in synthetic organic chemistry.

Do you enjoy laboratory work and want to utilise your chemistry knowledge and laboratory experience and work in a global renewable materials company?
Do you want to work in an international organisation that develop innovative and sustainable solutions enhancing the well-being of the people and the planet?
Then you should continue reading and apply for this position! This position offer you a varied work in a dynamic, multicultural environment and you will be working in our newly established laboratory facility in Stockholm.

Stora Enso Biomaterials is looking for a Laboratory engineer for Organic chemistry to join the Innovation centre for biomaterials in Stockholm. In this role you will be working in the laboratory with cutting edge research projects in the field of bio-based chemicals and processes. The responsibilities will include developing, executing and optimizing new and existing concepts and synthesis methods in the laboratory for bio-based chemicals as well as for advanced fractionation methods. You will be working both independently and in cooperation with colleagues within R&D. The position will be located at Stora Enso’s Innovation Centre in Sickla, Stockholm, Sweden and will report to the laboratory manager.

The main tasks include
• Develop, carry out and optimise synthesis of bio-based chemicals in the laboratory
• Participate in developing biorefinery concepts from relevant biomasses and fractions
• Support analytical investigation of bio-based chemicals
• Record, compile and interpret the experimental and analytical data
• Execute general laboratory work which includes coordination of work processes, ordering of chemicals and lab supplies, administration of experimental samples and chemicals, calibration and maintenance of equipment, registration in laboratory data systems
• Update and maintain inventories, lab procedures and routines relating to technical aspects, quality and safety
• Consider safety throughout all aspects of work and ensure safety standards in the laboratory/area of responsibility are in line with safety procedures and regulations.


To be a suitable candidate for the position you have a University degree in chemistry and good knowledge of organic chemistry laboratory techniques, including proven record in organic chemistry laboratory work. It is considered a plus if you also have relevant previous work experience. You are well-organized, have good documentation skills and a solid knowledge in Microsoft office package.

We believe you have a dynamic work attitude with analytical and systematic approach to your work tasks and good team working and communication skills. You enjoy laboratory work, find it interesting to work in an international multicultural environment and is fluent in English.

Company description
Part of the bio-economy, Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper globally. Our customers include packaging producers, brand owners, paper and board producers, publishers, retailers, print houses, converters, and joinery and construction companies.

We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow. Our materials are renewable, reusable and recyclable, and form the building blocks for a range of innovative solutions that can help replace products based on fossil fuels and other non-renewable materials.

Stora Enso has some 26 000 employees in over 30 countries. Our sales in 2017 were EUR 10 billion, with an operational EBIT of EUR 1 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy (STEAV, STERV) and Nasdaq Stockholm AB (STE A, STE R).

We make every effort to use 100% of a tree for our products as well as for producing bioenergy. In production, we are pushing towards carbon neutrality as much as it is technically and commercially feasible. We practice and promote sustainable forestry, and work to ensure that more trees are planted than are harvested.

In Stora Enso Biomaterials, we develop innovative and sustainable solutions enhancing the well-being of the people and the planet. Inspired by the way people live and act, we constantly rethink status-quos across different sectors starting from renewable feedstock that does not compete with food. By integrating breakthrough innovations from our research to our mills, we transform ideas into tangible and game changing solutions. We have global presence with operations in Brazil, Finland, Laos, Sweden, United States and Uruguay.

The Division’s Innovation function has a key role in developing new applications and solutions addressing well identified customer needs. The newly established Innovation Centre in Stockholm hosts versatile talents in research & development, business development and marketing working together to reach our ambitious goals.

If you find the above description interesting, send in your application!

The final application date is June 8th please apply as soon as possible as selection and interviews are ongoing.


No applications registered on Manpower/Experis websites will be included in the recruitment process.

For additional information about the position please contact:
Linda Renholm, Laboratory Manager

Jari Kavakka, Senior Organic Chemist,
Cheya Shwani, HR Specialist, and 073 059 68 75