Researcher within Polymers, Healthcare products

Would you like to be part of Norner’s growth?
Bli kjent med NORNER AS

We are currently strengthening our effort to deliver R&D and innovative services to customers in the medical device and pharma packaging industry. We will strengthen our team with a skilled person to define, develop and manage medium and large client projects, for product and application development and to understand and meet the requirements from our healthcare industry customers. Norner is supporting UN Sustainability Goals and ambitions towards a more sustainable world.

Your responsibility will be in areas such as:

  • Project management and execution of projects with high customer satisfaction
  • Development of polymer product components and prototype products meeting the desired function, quality and regulatory requirements as specified by our customers. Development often in close collaboration with other experts and technical teams in Norner.
  • Utilization and development of thermoplastic processing methods including prototype production and performance evaluation.
  • Identify, develop and validate test methods to characterize the properties and quality of polymer materials, prototypes and finished products. This includes implementation of methods specified in various relevant standards as e.g. European & US Pharmacopeia and ISO standards.
  • Develope applications to national and international funding organisations in close cooperation with customers.
  • Technical sales and marketing activities together with Norner business development teams

Your qualifications will preferably be:

  • PhD or Master’s degree in Material Science and/or Polymer processing
  •  Preferably 4 years of relevant industrial experience
  •  Experience from the polymer industry value chain and/or healthcare industry

We value knowledge in one or several of the following areas:

  • Medical grade polymers and test methods according to applicable standards
  • Processing of thermoplastic materials into health care devices and/or packaging systems; Injection moulding, film blowing, 3D printing, thermoforming and alike.
  • Experience with Quality Management System like ISO-9001 and ISO-13485

We are looking for you who have the following skills:

  • Documented project development and project management skills
  • Ability to translate the industry's needs into solutions through projects
  • Enthusiastic and solution oriented with high degree of self-drive and team orientation
  • Systematic and analytical capabilities
  • Excellent documentation, communication, and networking skills
  • Ability to work on several initiatives at the same time
  • Ability to communicate well in English, both orally and written
  • A good grasp of, or willingness to learn written and spoken Norwegian


We offer:

  • A fast-growing company with focus on sustainable solutions for a better world
  • Enthusiastic working environment with high competence, commercial involvement and engagement
  • Exciting projects within many different industries both nationally and globally
  • Competitive conditions and good pension & insurance schemes (incl. health insurance)
  •  Personal development opportunities
  •  Competitive conditions and good pension & insurance schemes (incl. health insurance)
  •  Personal development opportunities

Om arbeidsgiveren

Norner is a leading industrial polymer Research & Development center for the materials- and plastics industry with over 40 years of experience. Norner currently has 80 employees from 12 nationalities and is in an exciting development. Our business vision is to become the market leader in industrial R&D services within the development of innovative and sustainable polymer solutions in close cooperation with leading industry. Norner operates advanced lab, test and development facilities relevant for industrial scale operations. We want to create value for our customers and the owner, and for the society through innovation supporting UN's sustainability goals.

We are moving into new, tailor-made locations in Porsgrunn 2022 and we are very much looking forward to this.

Norner covers the whole polymer value chain from catalyst and process development for polymerization, polymer modification, polymer additivation, industrial applications of polymer to innovative solutions for plastics in a circular economy. We provide R&D and technical services to various industry segments where innovative solutions of plastics and composites are requested. We are owned by SCG Chemicals, one of the largest integrated petrochemicals companies in Thailand and we have more than 700 customers in over 60 countries.

Our efforts are based on expertise, knowledge and a continuous search for new opportunities and on our values;


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Asdalstrand 291, 3962 Stathelle
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researcher, forsker, Health Care, health care application, polymer knowledge in health care

Spørsmål om stillingen

Kim Hed, Team Leader R&D Polymer Processing & Applications ( Mob +4795175398) or Klaus Schöffel, VP R&D ( Mob +47 91342329)
Nina Aarvik
HR Sr. Consultant
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