Macavoy AB

Perstorp Group will invest a lot the following years in their plants in Sweden and worldwide. Different kind of large expansion projects and green field projects.


Are you interested in working at a world leading specialty chemicals company focusing on sustainability, forming the future direction of industrial excellence in the chemical industry, working with global and technically complex projects? Then have a look at this.


About the company

For over 130 years, Perstorp has worked to improve the daily lives of millions of people around the world with innovative chemistry. Today we have an annual turnover of 13 billion SEK and have 1,600 employees worldwide, in Asia, Europe and North America. Our specialty chemicals make everything from cars to computers, from sails to shoes, lighter, stronger and safer. Every aspect of our corporate culture is infused with our core values of focused innovation, reliability and responsibility.


Perstorp Group is growing and several investment programs within operations are in the pipeline. Perstorp has a demand for additional process engineering resources to secure that the investments will be delivered successfully.


About the section OTEX

Operational & Technology Excellence (OTEX) is a global department within the Operations function at Perstorp. The department is responsible for setting the overall Technology Strategy for Perstorp. In alignment with that strategy the department is focused on developing and delivering technology solutions and stabilizing and optimizing plant performance across all Perstorp’s production sites in the world. In addition, the department is also responsible for ensuring operational excellence through the application of relevant Lean and Six Sigma principles, methods and tools throughout Operations. Staff members in Operational & Technology Excellence are primarily located in Stenungsund and Perstorp.


What about this job?

As Global Process Engineer in Operational & Technology Excellence you will work globally as a Process Engineering resource or Process Lead in investment projects and technical networks, as well as in various initiatives aiming at stabilizing and optimizing plant performance at the different productions sites in the Perstorp Group. Your primary place of work will vary – in periods you may be specifically located at one of the production sites, and at other times you will be located in the technology hub dividing your attention between different production sites depending on where the need is the greatest. To give you a hint, you will have approximately 20-60 travelling days a year.


You will be positioned in Perstorp or Stenungsund and report to the Team Manager of one the Process Teams in Perstorp or Stenungsund.


Perstorp offers you a challenging job with great variety in work tasks. You will be part of a professional team with high team spirit and a continuous improvement attitude. Personal development can be done along a number of career paths and focus areas – never compromising a healthy work-life-balance. We are looking for candidates that wants to be part of growing and optimizing our production platforms and transform Perstorp to be finite free.

Main Responsibilities

  • Process lead or resource in all phases for major and minor investment projects
  • Conduct business feasibility studies
  • Be a member of technical networks that actively performs reoccurring GAP analysis for Perstorp competencies within process engineering and initiate internal development projects to strengthen Perstorp in the field
  • Keep knowledge up to date for new technologies and lead special projects to address tactical and/or strategic issues within the process engineering field
  • Provide guidance to colleagues and business areas
  • Develop and acquire technology for new products and processes
  • Work with process safety related topics exemplified by risk analysis


Who are we looking for?

  • Master’s degree or similar within chemical engineering or equivalent job experience
  • 5 years of experience as process specialist or equivalent
  • Proven ability and broad competence in the process engineering field
  • Ability to represent the company in technological and/or business forums
  • Process-oriented mindset
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Provides coaching and actively shares knowledge
  • Structured in documentation of performed technical activities/projects and excellent writing skills
  • Able to travel to other sites as necessary
  • Good proficiency in Swedish and English language

Do you want to know more about Perstorp? Take a look at these links


How do I apply for this position?

This recruitment is handled by Macavoy, and you apply with an updated CV and personal letter via The ad will be public until the 2nd of September, but we will work with a continuous selection and the position may be filled before then. So, please send your application without delay. 

If you have any questions regarding this position, please do not hesitate to give us a call, Markus Holmgren 010-330 54 81.


We look forward to your application!


Who´s Macavoy?

Macavoy is the small recruiting agency working with the big competencies. We are specialized in recruiting managers, project managers and specialist, mainly with a background within Engineering or Finance. Read more about us on and follow us at LinkedIn to find out what´s happening.


Anställningsform Vakituinen
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100 %
Ort Stenungsund
Län Västra Götalands län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2018/16
Publicerat 2018-07-12
Sista ansökningsdag 2018-09-02

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