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New job opening - Senior Technical Manager

About the job

Biofiber Tech Sweden AB is pioneering the shift towards a greener future by innovating wood fibers to be more "plastic-like". This revolutionary step in material science connects the forestry and plastics industries, offering a bio-based and renewable alternative for plastic product production.

We're centrally located at Norrsken House in Stockholm and supported by Almi Invest Green Tech since 2019. Our diverse team shares a common passion - creating a sustainable environment through technology innovation. If you're driven by a desire to transform the material science field and advance sustainability, we would love to hear from you.

About the job

We're seeking a Senior Technical Manager to join our team. This role will predominantly focus on plastic processing, ensuring the successful integration and application of our bio-based materials in various plastic manufacturing processes. A part of the role will also involve participation in our R&D efforts.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead Biofiber Tech material development & application efforts in thermoplastic product manufacturing processes.

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

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

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

  • Report directly to the CEO.

Job requirements

  • PhD/MSc in polymer science, chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or a related discipline.

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of industry experience, including leading technical and production teams.

  • Solid technical knowledge in thermoplastic polymer or bio-composite material processing and characterisation in academic and/or commercial plastic product manufacturing companies.

  • Excellent communication & problem-solving skills, initiative-taking, and a passion to drive impact innovation for a sustainable environment.

  • Project leadership/coordination skills and enjoyment of tackling both technical and market-related challenges.

Starting date: Immediate

Please send your application to

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