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Yara International Asa

Address: Drammensveien 131, 0277 OSLO
Phone: +47 24157000

Vacancy Details

Created 25.04.2012
Expires 20.05.2012
Company Yara International Asa
Employment Full-time
Job type Permanent
County Telemark
Phone +47 24157000
Email yara@yara.com
WWW www.yara.com

The control of technology and its development has always been a key to the commercial success of Yara's products. Yara Technology Centre focuses on both improving existing processes and technologies as well as developing new and innovative solutions.

Yara Technology Centre is located in Porsgrunn, Norway and Sluiskil, Netherlands. To strengthen the competence in the NPK Technology team in Porsgrunn, we are looking for a Chemical Engineer/ Hydrometallurgist.


As part of a dynamic team you would work with:

  • Development of our processes for mineral fertilizer
  • Technical assistance to our NPK sites around the world (Europe and South America)
  • Development and implementation of metal extraction techniquesT
  • Planning and testing in laboratory, bench scale and pilot plant
  • Start-up of full scale plants
  • Full scale testing, with close cooperation with the plants
  • Participate in or manage projects and engineering studies


  • MSc in Chemical Engineering or similar (Specializing in Metallurgy extraction chemistry or Geochemistry)
  • Minimum 4 years of experience from industrial environment/plant operations
  • Experience in min. or several of the following techniques:
  •     Liquid-liquid extraction
  •     Ion exchange
  •     Metal extraction (leaching)
  •     Calcination
  •     Flotation

Additional information:

  • Project management experience
  • Team worker with entrepreneurial abilities
  • Interest in working in a multi-cultural company
  • Good presentation skills
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written - additional language skills would be of interest
  • Willingness to travel for some extended periods