As a Specialist, Biorefining Feedstock & Product Portfolio Development for St1 Oy. You will be working in Biorefining Business Development & Production unit where we focus on biorefinery business development by combining technical and commercial understanding and knowledge enabling transition of our value chain towards a more sustainable one.
We at St1 work based on our Culture for Growth which seeks in enabling sustainable future. As a St1 colleague we expect you to have a willingness to develop by learning from others, challenging conventional and innovating in new ways of working. You seek for a life-long learning. You are an ideal team player in supporting others but also challenging when necessary. You have commitment and ambition and hunger to grow in your role.
As a Specialist, Biorefining Feedstock & Product Portfolio Development you would be working with the development and commercialization of lignocellulosic bioproducts focusing on lignin. Your task would be to coordinate lignin product development and commercialization projects. You would be actively co-operating with both internal and external stakeholders (partners, research organizations, universities and other networks) and managing collaboration partnerships over the value chain. Your task also includes active market and research environment follow-up, identifying new business opportunities and evaluation of commercial potential and technical feasibility of different product applications.
Specialist, Biorefining Feedstock & Product Portfolio Development, we are looking for has
• professional experience and knowledge in the field of chemistry and/or biorefining
• strong understanding of bioproduct development and commercialization process
• high interest in bio- and circular economy
• chemical understanding of lignocellulosic materials especially lignin
• strong project management, communication and presentation skills
• flawless written and verbal communication skills in English
In addition to the qualifications above, you should have an innovative and open attitude as well as excellent co-operation skills. You also have the ability to see and find the best ways to maximize the product value for customers through product development. You are self-driven with the ability to independently identify, articulate and pursue objectives in line with St1 biorefining strategic priorities. You have a master’s degree from a relevant field. Expertise on lignin is highly appreciated. The ability to communicate fluently in Finnish is beneficial.
We offer you a versatile and challenging working environment where you get the opportunity to develop yourself and to work with new biorefinery concepts and business models with a group of professionals that have a true passion for their work and mission. You will get to be a part of a growing and innovative Nordic energy company with a clear vision and drive. The workplace is located along good transport connections in Helsinki (Tripla) and the position requires occasional travelling.
This is fixed-term position (maternity leave) until end of December 2022.
Interested? Please submit your online application by April 19th, 2021 including your CV and salary expectation. Please be informed that we will start discussions with the most suitable candidates already during the application period, and the position will be filled as soon as the suitable candidate is found.
The recruitment process is carried out in cooperation with Barona. For more information about the role or the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Manager Pietari Salmi, tel. +358 40 764 8198 or firstname.lastname@example.org .