Team Leader, Refinery Chemistry
We are looking for a Laboratory Team Leader for Refining Chemistry laboratories. The position is permanent and will be located in the Technology Centre, Kilpilahti industrial area in Porvoo.
Your part in Neste journey
The Refining Chemistry team belongs to the Catalysts and Refining department in Neste Core R&D unit. In your role, you will work as a line manager of ca 10 laboratory technicians and researchers. You will be a member in the department leadership team
Your team is responsible for the department's analytical and organic chemistry capabilities and development. The tasks of the team include catalyst, renewable and conventional oil and gas analytics, and organic reaction chemistry research. You and your team provide expertise needed in different R&D projects and expert services.
Keys to success in this role
The best combination of experiences, skills and background is
- University degree from relevant field (Master’s or PhD degree)
- Strong background in analytical and/or organic chemistry
- People leadership and organizing skills
- Skills to motivate highly professional experts
- Confirmation and development of safety at work
- Fluent in Finnish and English, both written and spoken
We also value
- Previous experience as a supervisor or team leader in laboratory
- Excellent communication skills
- Experience in laboratory quality management
- Skillful user of modern IT tools
- Excellent change leadership skills
We offer you an interesting and challenging role in the field of applied research of renewable and circular solutions, manufacturing processes, and conventional oil products, in a company that is developing responsible choices for future growth.
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 on responsibility, cooperation, innovation and excellence 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!
For further information on the position, you may contact Joni Kunnas, Head of R&D, Catalyst and Refining Department, tel. +358 50 458 0626.
Please submit your application no later than 31st March, 2020. Please include your Cover Letter, CV and salary request to your application.
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 leave its children a healthier planet. 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 roughly 4 400 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.