Researcher / Senior researcher - Product and Sustainability

Deadline: 26.02.2023


SINTEF er et av Europas største forskningsinstitutt, med flerfaglig spisskompetanse innenfor teknologi, naturvitenskap og samfunnsvitenskap. SINTEF er en uavhengig stiftelse som siden 1950 har skapt innovasjon gjennom utviklings- og forskningsoppdrag for næringsliv og offentlig sektor i inn- og utland. SINTEF har 2100 medarbeidere fra 80 nasjoner og en årlig omsetning på over tre milliarder kroner.

Vår visjon: Teknologi for et bedre samfunn

Les mer om SINTEF her.

SINTEF Manufacturing AS er et institutt i SINTEF som jobber for å utvikle en konkurransedyktig vareproduserende industri i Norge. Vi leverer spisskompetanse innen automatisert produksjon, produkt- og produksjonsutvikling, lean, verdikjedestyring og materialteknologi, samt laboratorie- og verkstedtjenester. Selskapet har cirka 90 ansatte og er lokalisert med hovedkontor på Raufoss, og har i tillegg ansatte i Trondheim, Ålesund, Stavanger og Horten.

For more than 70 years, our research has delivered innovation and revolutionary solutions for the society and our clients around the globe. It has made SINTEF to one of the most popular employers in Norway. As an important team member with us, you get trust, challenging tasks and a good opportunity for professional and personal development.

Welcome to SINTEF - Technology for a better society.

SINTEF Manufacturing's Department of Industrial Ecosystems is a leading European research environment on product development, production management, lean, digitalization and sustainability. The research group Product and Sustainability supports a diverse range of industrial sectors with research and innovation on next generation sustainable products and value chains, circular economy and circular business models. Our aim is to extend the group with a dedicated researcher who will contribute towards the development of the sustainable products and product systems of the future.

Your Profile

We are looking for candidates with a solid analytical background, educated at university level (MSc or PhD). You have experience with Life Cycle Analysis (SimaPro, etc.) or other quantitative environmental impact assessment methodologies. Knowledge in sustainable product development, production systems, circular economy and circular business models is an advantage. You are a team player with a collaborative spirit and project implementation skills and have strong motivation to work with (applied) research in close collaboration with our customers.

Your Responsibilities

Our projects are primarily directed towards industry and its current and future challenges and opportunities related to environmental sustainability. Our researchers initiate and carry out projects in close cooperation with our customers and partners to solve contemporary challenges, as well as contributing towards the dissemination of research results in scientific and popular scientific publications.

We offer

  • A multicultural, creative, and social working environment with colleagues who want to make a difference.
  • Great opportunities for scientific and personal development in an organization that values responsibility and initiative.
  • Flexible working hours, salary based on qualifications, good pension, and insurance plans.

Workplace for the position is Trondheim or Raufoss. Working language is Norwegian and English. Fluency in Norwegian is an advantage.

Applications will be processed continuously.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Research Manager Jon Halfdanarson (+47 482 17 812).

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