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Material Development & Application Lead

Thermoplastic and Bio-composite Materials Processing

We are looking for talents!



About the job
Biofiber Tech’s vision is to connect the forestry and plastic industry. We have developed an unique patented technology to modify wood fibers and make them more “plastic like” – thereby enabling them to become an attractive biobased and renewable feedstock to use in the plastic product production, reducing dependence on fossil based raw material and contributing to a more sustainable environment.  We have now an immediate opening for a material development and application lead in the field of bio-composite and thermoplastic material processing.

Main responsibilities:


  • Lead Biofiber Tech material development & application efforts in thermoplastic product manufacturing process such as plastic compounding, injection and /or compression moulding.​​

  • Support Biofiber Tech’s sales efforts by providing technical product application support with various players in the plastic industry and with end use brand owners

  • Lead & execute material trialling and testing both internally and externally with Biofiber Tech commercial partners /customers of plastic compounders /injection moulders

  • Lead Biofiber Tech’s technical sales & marketing efforts towards plastic industry by drafting of material application case studies and customer user guidelines and on -site customer visits and trials

  • Monitor competitive technology and product landscape, and identify new product development and market application opportunities

Job requirement:


  • A M.Sc. or Ph.D degree in polymer chemistry and /or polymer material/bio-composite processing

  • Having a solid technical knowledge with a few years working experiences in the field of thermoplastic polymer or bio-composite material processing and characterisation in academic and /or in commercial plastic product manufacturing companies

  • A person of positive mindset with excellent communication & problem solving skills, who is initiative taking, driven and with a passion to drive impact innovation for a sustainable environment

  • A person with project leading / coordination skills who enjoys working with both technical and market related challenges.

  • ​We offer a dynamic working environment with freedom to take initiative and responsibility. If you have a solid background in relevant technology field , enjoys working in lab, pilot and industrial scale facilities as well as with customer interactions and want to learn and grow quickly in an impact start up business environment, then we are the right place.

Starting date:  immediate or Jan. 2021

About Biofiber Tech: Biofiber Tech is one of Sweden’s fastest growing impact tech companies, with a vision to shape a sustainable future with its innovative technology, to modify wood fibers to make them “ plastic-like “  so they can be used for plastic product manufacturing to reduce reliance on fossil based plastics.


We are a diversified team in terms of age, gender, nationality and background – all with a shared vision and passion to doing good to our planet through technology innovation. We are located centrally at Norrsken House in Stockholm and are since 2019 supported by Almi Invest Green Tech.​

Contact us if you would like to apply and/or would like to know more!


Biofiber Tech Sweden AB                                                                             


Norrsken House

Birger Jarlsgatan 57 C

SE-113 56 Stockholm, Sweden