Career Areas

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At Perstorp you can develop and make a difference in a variety of career areas

Discover the possibilities in Research & Development, Technology, Production, Supply Chain, Customer Service & Master Data Management, Marketing & Sales, Construction, Maintenance, Responsible Care, Finance, IT, Human Resources and Communications.

Research & Development

Do you have a passion for innovation and chemistry? Join our chemists, specialists and scientists dedicated to research, and cooperate with universities, customers and vendors in different projects. Or, become a part of a team consisting of lab engineers who primarily assist in research and carry out lab tests in different focus areas, mostly based on OXO, polyalcohol and caprolactone chemistry at our sites globally. There are great opportunities in many disciplines as analytical chemistry, application development and process & product development in R&D. Our development activities are often on a global level and you may act as project manager or specialists in those.

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In Technology there are great opportunities for process engineers, who focus on development and work with investment projects, often on a global level. Our process engineers can also be project managers or specialists. If you want to work with the optimization of process flows, there is a specialized group for this consisting of process control engineers.

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In Production you get the opportunity to challenge yourself and your surroundings by constantly finding better, smarter ways of working. Our process engineers primarily work with troubleshooting, removing bottlenecks, constant improvement and optimization. Our production management are the ones responsible for leading the production. In order to produce what customers have ordered, in the right quantity, with the right quality and at the right time, we depend on our skilled process operators and operating technicians around the world. Operating and monitoring the production processes in our control rooms and plants is the primary task.

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Supply Chain

Are planning and logistic optimization words that motivate you? If you work with Supply Chain Planning at Perstorp, these words become a natural part of your daily work. The Planning area consists of many different professions at different levels, both globally and locally. However, they all share the same goal: to plan the material/product flow in a way that makes it as optimal as possible. We also have professionals working with logistics development, who look at the flow of goods, packaging and transport.

Another function within Supply Chain is Procurement. The fact that on average more than 70% of our total turnover was used on buying Production Related material & services (PR) and Non Production Related material & services (NPR) to keep our customers, sites and people going shows the fantastic opportunity as well as responsibility the Procurement function have on the overall result of the Perstorp Group. Perhaps something for you?

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Customer Service & Master Data Management

Do you want maintaining and developing long-term customer relationships to be a natural part of your job? At Perstorp, our customers are at the center of all activities, all of the time. At Customer Service and Master Data Management you will be part of an international team serving different regions depending on your place of work – Europe, North America, South America or Asia. You communicate with our customers through the entire order to delivery process and you also focus on the transport aspect from finished stock to customer. Customer Service & Master Data Management is also a part of our Supply Chain.

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Marketing & Sales

Are you interested in working with the entire marketing and sales process? From market strategy to the customer? Become a part of our team consisting of product managers, marketing managers, region managers and other professionals, who work closely with our customers. Analyses, pricing strategy, negotiations, customer meetings and agreements and many more activities will be part of your job.

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Do you want your future career to include construction, investments, pre-studies and basic engineering? Within Construction you will find engineers in disciplines such as mechanics, electronics and instrumentation. These engineers are often found in the global organization, but also locally at our sites. The instrumentation engineers, for example, travel the world changing and adjusting the control systems that run our plants.

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Help us maintain and develop the high standard of our production units in Europe, Asia and North America by becoming a member of our skilled maintenance staff. Most of our people work with mechanical maintenance, but another important group is our electrical and instrumentation technicians. Become a part of our maintenance staff that consists of skilled professionals in various fields, such as welding or pump technology and maintenance engineers, who monitor and develop maintenance methods and procedures for preventive maintenance.

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Responsible Care

Responsible Care is a group working in the field of environment, health, safety and social responsibility. Join our dedicated process safety engineers, environmental engineers, occupational safety specialists and other professionals, who are all working with the aim of making Perstorp a more sustainable company. Work proactively toward greater Product Stewardship and a more ethical way of working. Share the Perstorp vision of zero harm to people and environment!

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Do you want to take your financial skills to another level? In the Finance section at Perstorp this is a possibility in various financial professions, both locally and globally. Together with our skilled colleagues you can work in areas such as Accounting, Control, Treasury or Payroll. This could mean everything from managing invoices to working with our internal cash flow, to managing the company’s total financial statements. Another opportunity is to join our specialists working with tax and insurance. Explore the possibilities.

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Would you like being part of creating IT solutions that support the entire Perstorp business? IT works globally supporting the Perstorp Group with common IT infrastructure and application landscapes, constantly developed and optimized. Besides managing the global IT infrastructure, Perstorp IT also administrates major global applications such as ERP (SAP) and is responsible for IT security. Share and develop your IT expertise with like-minded colleagues and help us continue to improve our IT solutions.

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Human Resources

Is your ambition to work in a service function supporting and challenging the business, while being responsible for our human capital? This is the reality for our HR team at Perstorp. You work operationally and strategically, you play a significant role in having legal structures in place and you are a bearer of the corporate culture. Being part of the HR team also means contributing to the company by attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining other people who want to contribute.

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Become a part of our Communications team and help us increase the awareness of the Perstorp brand and our products! One of our key areas is market communication, where we focus on our customers through marketing materials, exhibitions and customer meetings. The core of what we do is about communicating the right message, in the right channels, at the right times – focusing on both external and internal receivers.

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