Process Development Manager

Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Do you want to be part of making everyday life easier for people around the world? Then this role as Process Development Manager for the R&D team in Bohus could be right for you. Welcome with your application!

The overall purpose with the role as Process Development Manager is to deliver global business growth opportunities within Inorganic Specialties, Kromasil and Levasil, and thereby ensuring continuous world leading position of Nouryon. You will be a member of the Inorganic Specialties R&D leadership team and you will report directly to R&D Manager Inorganic Specialties.

Main responsibilities

  • Lead Process Development activities in Inorganic Specialties to ensure growth by introduction of new products and more efficient chemical production processes
  • Lead strategic development of silica production technologies, Levasil and Kromasil
  • Responsible for preparation and prioritization of new project proposals
  • Establish and maintain good relations with critical functions in the company and with external partners e.g. customers, universities, institutes etc.
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement of management routines and decision processes of the department

Your experience and qualifications

As Process Development Manager you got the ability and interest to coach, lead and teach colleagues and enjoy being in an environment of change. You are a good team player, know how to build own network and have the ability to gain respect and trust through situational leadership and integrity. We also believe that you are risk-friendly and self-directed and able to take a decision quickly within uncertainty.

  • Master of Science in Chemistry Engineering or equivalent
  • At least seven years of relevant working experience
  • Managerial experience
  • Strategic insight and business understanding
  • You are comfortable speaking and writing in both Swedish and English at a professional level


To be successful in your role you are skilled at organizing, prioritizing workflows and can coordinate the work of others. It is important that you are a collaborative cross-functional team player and have good ability to cooperate. It is important that you are also result oriented.

Why join Nouryon?

Without seeing it, you meet us every day in your everyday life. We are in your soles, in your mobile and in the newspaper you read. Our employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. We offer you countless career opportunities. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

To apply

This recruitment is handled by our recruitment partner, Moveup Consulting AB. To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to

If you have questions regarding Nouryon or this open position, please contact Ann at 0733-44 09 00. We are screening applications continuously. Please send your CV and Cover letter no later than 6th of March.

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About Nouryon
Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Furthermore, the dedication of more than 7,900 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance. We operate in over 80 countries around the world with a portfolio of industry-leading brands.