Engineering and construction

Senior Chemistry Specialist

Imagine a future where you’re part of our green journey by developing our green heat and power producing thermal power plants in Denmark

Join us in this role where you’ll play a major role in supporting our power stations as well as other internal stakeholders, such as the Fuel Department, through knowledge buildup, optimisation projects, and operation support. Your primary technical focus areas include fuel chemistry, additives, deposit formation, and ash chemistry.

Welcome to Plant Technology in Bioenergy
You’ll be part of the Chemistry Department where you, together with your colleagues, will work in a team of highly skilled chemistry specialists responsible for activities within fuel chemistry, additives, ash chemistry, carbon capture, flue gas cleaning, emissions, water and steam chemistry, lube oils, and biomass fire safety. We’re a team of 10 dedicated specialists who are passionate about process chemistry challenges. As a team, we embrace learning opportunities and knowledge sharing through task execution.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • executing tasks within fuel chemistry, handling of fuels incl. storage and sampling, additives, deposit formation and combustion processes, ash chemistry and utilisation of mineral products
  • contributing to technology development in the process chemical area, with a focus on development of new methods and process improvement initiatives as well as collaboration with e.g., universities
  • contributing to medium-long term problem solving and optimisation within the chemical area in the form of project work/management, plant status reviews, etc
  • preparing technical specifications for processes, equipment, fuels and participation in the evaluation and QA/QC of the technical solutions offered by suppliers.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have a master or Ph.D. degree within chemical engineering or chemistry
  • have experience with the tasks as addressed above, especially within the area of fuel, additive, ash chemistry
  • have a proactive and systematic approach to troubleshooting
  • possess strong communication skills with regards to complex problems and solutions to stakeholders as well as stakeholders with a distinct different professional background
  • thrive in a strong professional environment, where active knowledge sharing and creation and maintenance of good relationships with your business partners is of high importance
  • are both able to work independently and be a strong team player.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we’ve found the right candidate

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Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.