Project Manager Engineering

Nynas AB is a different oil company. We believe in using oil in a sustainable manner. We are global leaders in high performance specialty product applications. Nynas has nearly 900 employees, production plants in Europe, the US and South America and sales offices in 30 countries. We have a turnover of some 2.5 billion EUR and are growing steadily. Together with our customers we work to understand their needs and processes to provide a strong partnership in product development. We call it, ”taking oil further”. For more information, see

Project Manager to Nynas Refinery in Nynäshamn, Sweden

The Engineering Department in Manufacturing is responsible for the specification and delivery of capital projects for Nynas, encompassing stand-alone projects, a portfolio of smaller plant additions and modifications, environmental projects, investigations and early phase study work. The team also provides engineering support to the refineries and businesses throughout the Nynas group.

Key responsibilities

As a Project Manager you will be assigned for one or more projects in the Nynas capital projects portfolio, reporting to the Head of Project Engineering. Projects may include activities in multiple geographical locations, such as Gothenburg, Hamburg or the home office in Nynäshamn.
The Project Manager is fully responsible for directing their project resources across the matrix engineering organization as well as dedicated external consultants and contractor teams to ensure the projects fulfil their commitments to the business in terms of HSEQ, functionality, cost and schedule targets. As a day-to-day manager for your assigned projects, you will be responsible for risk management and mitigation, project reporting and communication with the wider Nynas organisation.
The Project Manager is expected contribute to the development and structured implementation of the Nynas Antura Projects (NAP) tool and it is associated processes. You will also use your experience to assist in the development of more junior members of the team.

Candidate profile

Your Qualifications and Core Competencies
  • Bachelors Degree or Master of Science in Engineering
  • Five years or more experience in project engineering.
  • A solid technical background in hydrocarbon, chemical or other relevant process industries.
  • A demonstrable track record of on time, to budget and above all safe project delivery.
  • Ability to manage change and uncertainty, anticipating problems through good risk management.
  • Communicate across disciplines, effectively directing work in a matrix organisation.
  • Skilled at managing a diverse group of stakeholders within and external to your projects.
  • Experience of managing project execution within tight schedules imposed by plant turnarounds.
  • You are expected to be able to be a strong communicator, fluent in spoken and written English, it is advantageous to possess a proficiency in Swedish and/or German.
We offer an interesting position, where you have the chance to develop your skills, and work with dedicated colleagues on challenging projects. You will be provided the opportunity to grow, and be supported within an established and successful company, with a clear growth strategy.
Nynas is covered by the Security Protection Act and the position may be classified in security class.In Nynas we apply random alcohol and drug tests.

Contact and Application

For questions about the job please contact Kristina Peltola, Recruitment Consultant, Tel: +46 73 994 88 41 or e-mail:
Please apply here with CV and personal letter no later than August 13th 2021.

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