In what condition do we leave this planet for the next generation?
We are looking for a Researcher, Catalysis, to join our Catalysis Research team in Porvoo Technology Center. Our team is in Catalyst and Refining department at Neste R&D unit, and we provide expertise in catalysis and catalytic processes needed in R&D projects and expert service for the production.
Your part in Neste journey
This is a great time to join us and to be part of our journey in creating a carbon neutral world!
As a researcher, you will work as a team member in research and development projects. Your responsibilities in the projects are to identify the catalysts needed to produce high quality products for reactions of fossil, renewable, waste or recycled feeds. You will either plan, supervise and report catalyst preparation and charachterisation or acquire the needed sample from stakeholders. You will as well plan, supervise and report laboratory scale experiments. A goal is to explore the relationship between catalyst properties and performance. You will work closely with a cross-functional team of experts, business development, production and with various external partners. Later, you will also work as a project manager and participate in innovation processes of Neste.
Keys to success in this role
The best combination of experiences, skills and background is
- At least a Master's degree in chemistry or chemical engineering, higher degree is highly appreciated
- Deep understanding of catalysis and catalysts
- Understanding of catalyst characterisation and/or activity testing methods
- Excellent cooperation and communication skills
- Desire for personal development
- Full professional proficiency in English, both spoken and written
We also value
- Earlier eperience in R&D projects
- Understanding of refining processes
- Earlier experience with renewable, waste or recycled feeds
In accordance, we believe in people who find new ways of doing things - people for whom safety and sustainability are part of their professional skills. Customer mindset is essential to all of us at Neste and we work hard to find the best solutions for our customers. We believe everyone is a leader and share a natural desire for collaboration. If all this, as well as our values "We care, We have courage and We cooperate" resonate with you, you are the talent we are looking for.
Come and do meaningful work in a community that has its eyes set forward!
The position will be located in Kilpilahti industrial area in Porvoo, which is located 40 minutes from Helsinki city center by car. We also arrange bus transportation for our employees from Helsinki, Porvoo and the surrounding areas.
If you have any questions regarding the process or the position, please get in touch with R&D Manager Elina Harlin +358 50 4587393 on Wednesday 10 Feb at 10.00-12.00 EET, Monday 15 Feb at 11.00-13.00 EET, or Tuesday 23 Feb at 13.00-15.00 EET.
Please submit your application by 28 February 2021.
Please include your Cover Letter, CV and salary request with the application.
The recruitment includes interviews and aptitude testing.
The person selected for the position must pass a health examination including a drug test. A security clearance is obtained for the persons with their consent.
We believe that it is the task of each generation to create a healthier planet for its children. To succeed in this we create responsible choices, everyday – choices that enable people to live a more sustainable life and consume fewer natural resources.
There are about 4800 Neste employees in Europe, Asia and North America. We are the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, and we are also bringing renewable solutions to the aviation and plastics industries. We are looking for the best professionals in their respective fields – people who have the will to make the world a cleaner place to live.