Researcher product safety stewardship Stora Enso, Karlstad

As a part of the bioeconomy, 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, joinery and construction companies.

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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.

The Material Development unit develops new materials for packaging applications with special focus on cellulose based renewable materials to replace fossil based-plastics and aluminum. Members of the unit are working in, or managing projects within the whole scope of developing and introducing new materials to the market. The product safety team is a part of the material development unit.

We are now looking for two new colleagues to work in the product safety team. The team is part of the global product safety network within Stora Enso Consumer Board, with representatives from each production unit and research centers within the division. Tasks involve supporting the development of new material as well as supporting the continuous production at the production units. As a member of the products safety team you will be interpreting food contact legislation, evaluating product safety information from suppliers, assessing test results, and communicating with stakeholders.

The position requires good interpersonal and cultural skills and the ability to structure your tasks. The position offers a good opportunity to further develop your skills and network while working with key stakeholders within the area of product safety and legislation.


  • Sc./Civilingenjör in chemistry, chemical engineering, molecular biology, toxicology or equivalent knowledge
  • Experience with food contact legislation and product safety work is considered a strong merit


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good ability to work in matrix organizations
  • Willingness to develop and maintain a strong network in Stora Enso as well as with external R&D providers
  • Good ability to market and communicate project results
  • Good ability to communicate in English and Swedish

We are striving for ethnical diversity and an equal distribution of females and males. We will pay great attention to your personal skills.

The final application date is November 25th, please apply as soon as possible as selection and interviews are ongoing. Please note that we only accept applications via Stora Enso's Career Pages.

We have made our media selection for this recruitment and therefore decline contact with advertisers and sales staff for recruitment services.

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

For further information regarding the job please contact Katarina Roos, Manager Material Development at +46 (0) 70 586 43 10.

In this recruitment, Stora Enso cooperates with Manpowergroup Solutions, a sister company of Experis. If you have any questions about the application, please contact us: +46 (0) 8 764 24 40.

Union representative
Sveriges ingenjörer, Lina Löfgren +46 (0) 73 091 90 76
Unionen, Lena Tollnerius +46 (0) 70 385 31 93