Extruded Material Expert, Laholm (Sweden)


Laholm, Sweden

Are you an expert in extrusion or extruded material and enjoy working in technical projects on an international arena? We are looking for a technical expert to join one of the world’s largest manufacture of structural core materials. Ahead of us lies an exciting time with progression and growth, are you ready for a new adventure and want to join Diab Group on our journey of expansion?

In the role you will act as the expert on extruded foams; plan and conduct trials in lab scale, pilot and full-scale. You will be responsible for conduct studies, develop methods for analyzing data and to draw conclusion. You will spend most of your time in projects with the aim to develop Diab’s materials, improve production performance and to find solution to customer requirements or business development.

As Extruded Material Expert you will benefit from keeping a large external network covering raw material suppliers, equipment suppliers, customer representatives, test institutes and experts from the academia. You will be encouraged to stay up to date within your field by participating in conferences and fairs. You will be located at Diab’s facility in Laholm in Sweden, reporting directly to the CTO. In the role, you will have the opportunity to travel to support on projects around the world as well as spending time in the pilot production unit in Italy.

We are looking for a technical expert in extrusion or extruded material. We think that you also might have expertise in one or more of the following; polymer foams, plastic materials (ideally polyesters), additives, (particular reactive additives in plastic manufacturing) and/or characterization of polymeric material.

Profile requirements:

  • Master or PhD in Material Science, Polymer Science/Chemistry or similar
  • Knowledge in handling dataset and ideally experience of using Minitab
  • A Theoretical drive with a desire to understand and explain, as well as you like to be practical and hands on
  • Analytical, creative and with a can-do attitude
  • A go-to person; who likes to share and coach others
  • Creative and innovative

In summery we are looking for a technical expert in extruded material, ideally foam, that are passionate about developing materials to full-scale projects, operate internationally and to see projects through at the customer.


We are collaborating with Sigma Recruit regarding this recruitment. Please contact recruitment consultant Artan Bitiqi: artan.bitiqi@sigma.se / +46 723 612 844 or Linda Samuelsson: linda.samuelsson@sigma.se / +46 702163752, should you want to learn more about the position. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

You apply here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2231626628

Diab Group offers industry-leading competence together with the broadest range of stronger, lighter, smarter core materials. Today Diab is one of the world's largest manufacturers of structural core materials with a turnover of approx. SEK 1,9 billion and 1,300 co-workers. Diab has 6 strategically located manufacturing sites and 14 sales units around the world to support its global customers. Diab is owned by Ratos AB and is a participant of UN Global Compact for a more sustainable society. Read more about us: https://www.diabgroup.com/