Development Engineer - Lubricating Grease
Axel Christiernsson is a leading lubricating grease manufacturer with production sites in Sweden, the Netherlands, France and the USA. AXEL is part of the Fairford group and an independent operator in the lubricants industry. Group management is centralised in Nol, Sweden, whereas operational management is spread over the four countries.
AXEL is looking for an innovative and creative Development Engineer, to be part of the Technical Department in Nol, Sweden (25 km North of Gothenburg). You will work together with other Development Engineers, as well as with other departments within the entire AXEL Group.
AXEL is working in the front line, constantly evolving to exceed customer demands. Our aim is to constantly be ahead of expected lubricant performance requirements. You will be both responsible for- and take part in different lubricating grease development projects. Projects can include the formulation of new greases, improvements of already existing products and/or production processes or the development of new testing methods. Development projects are carried out in close cooperation with other parts of the Group, such as Sales and Purchasing, which will make you an integral player within the whole organisation. The position will include some travel, since the AXEL Group is spread over six sites in four different countries and has many international customers.
Qualifications and experience:
You can solve problems in an analytical way and have good communication skills. Besides a technical mind set and a genuine interest in product development, you are a service minded person who enjoys teamwork. You should hold a degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, or equivalent. You probably have prior experience in R&D and a clear understanding of commercial needs and priorities. Experience from the lubricants industry, in particular grease, is a great merit.