Job Details

Title: Quality Control Chemist Closing Date For Application: 31-Oct-2021
Field: Talga AB
Location: Norbotten, Luleå, SWEDEN
Summary: An invitation to help build the future as Quality Control Chemist.

The future is green, and we’re moving there fast.

Talga is enabling this transition by establishing a sustainable, vertically integrated European source of advanced materials and battery anode for the burgeoning lithium-ion battery industry. With ownership of the world’s highest grade natural graphite deposits, access to clean Nordic renewable

energy, and streamlined production processes, Talga is uniquely positioned to become a key player in the growing green economy.

With operations in northern Sweden; R&D and sales in the UK; processing and distribution in Germany; and our corporate office in Western Australia, Talga is truly a global company.


The opportunity

Is to develop the QC/QA methods and perform the QC analysis for the pioneering battery anode industry in Europe toward their standardization.


You will:

• Manage the QC laboratory in Sweden for powder characterization.

• Preparing documentations and set up the laboratory facilities.

• Implementing SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) for quality accredited laboratory (i.e. ISO 9001/ISO17025).

• Performing the daily based sample analysis with various techniques.

• Develop QA/QC methods

• Produce high quality scientific reports.

• Communicate with external partner, clients, University and Institutes for analysis standardization in Europe.

• Present at public conferences and publish scientific papers.

• Analyse samples from various sources

• Use analytical techniques/instruments, such as ICP, BET, XRD, SEM, PSD Analyzer, Rheology,

Viscosimeter, DSC.

• Interpret data and meet strict guidelines on documentation when recording data

• Produce reports with scientific results

• Develop techniques for the analysis of graphite products and chemicals

• Produce technical documentation for Lab accreditation

• Work collaboratively in cross and multi-culture functional teams

• Liaise with customers, staff and suppliers

• Be aware of, and keep up to date with, health and safety issues

• Validate methods and equipment

• Cooperate with standardization institution in Europe

• Working with universities and European consortia for the industry battery development


To be successful in the role you must have:

• At least 5 years of industrial experience after completion of your education (Master or PHD

degree) in equivalent role in QC laboratory preferably in powder characterization.

• Have practical experience with Brunauer–Emmett–Teller (BET), Particle Size Analyzer, Tap Density, Bulk Density, Rheometer, Viscosimeter

• General understanding on electrochemistry

• Strong computer literacy skills with knowledge of MS applications


As a person you have:

• Self-confidence and motivation to investigate and solve complex problems

• The ability to prioritise and schedule work to meet demands set by the department, company or external customer

• Presentation skills and the ability to convey technical information to non-technical people

• A good standard of numeracy and skills in data analysis

• IT and technology skills to work with advanced techniques

• Creativity and the ability to use initiative for independent work

• Effective teamworking skills

• A flexible and methodical approach to work.

• Outstanding English communication skills and ability to reporting both verbally and in writing

your scientific work.



The position is full time and based in Luleå, Sweden.

We handle applications on an ongoing basis and the position can be filled during the application period, therefore, send in your application in English as soon as possible.

Applications close on 30/09/2021.

For specific questions please reach out to: Claudio Capiglia at


A sustainable culture

At Talga, our culture is actively built and lived by all employees.

With us, you will have impact. We make decisions and take actions that have a strong positive effect. We act with intent and care to create products with a purpose for the companies that are defining the future.

You will be reliable. We are dependable and trusted to deliver on our commitments. We are steadfast to our promises, no matter what. We stick to our principles and remain true to our vision to deliver on our mission and goals.

You will have ingenuity. We employ an entrepreneurial spirit to find the better way. We apply original thinking to imagine the ideal outcome. We are resourceful to make the better way a reality.

You will work with transparency. We take full ownership of our operations and offer visibility into our processes as we scale and grow. We are answerable for our actions and have an obligation to pursue excellence in everything that we do.

You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanity serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, religion, nationality, ethnic background, disability, and age.