Research Scientist

The R&D department in Elkem Carbon is looking for a result-oriented professional with good team player abilities, who enjoys solving scientific challenges combined with practical customer driven development.

The R&D department consists of a team of 9 persons. In our effort towards a more sustainable future, the department carries out development projects within product development, raw materials, technical customer support and research. 


Areas of responsibility:

  • Partake in initiation, planning, and organizing of development projects
  • Project management and execution in cooperation with customers internally and externally in Norway and abroad
  • Dissemination and implementation of project results
  • Projects within product development, raw materials, technical customer support and research
  • Technical customer support where advanced resources are required
  • Support continuous improvement based on development activities

Qualifications required for the position:

  • PhD degree within material science, metallurgy, inorganic chemistry, or related field
  • Advanced understanding of Metallurgical Carbon applications with respect to raw materials, products and processes is preferred
  • Experience from product development and project management
  • Good abilities regarding statistical tools and modeling
  • Strong communication skills and customer orientation
  • Ability to provide precise and efficient deliveries
  • Fluent in English

The position reports to the R&D-director of Elkem Carbon.

Job type:Permanent
Full time/Part time:Full-time
Work Hours:Day
Application deadline:11.05.2018
Start date:By agreement
Location:Kristiansand, Norway
Home page:Elkem
Christina Roe Steen (HR), Mobile: +47 40240112