Chemical Engineer with focus on a Cleaner World


The world’s leading supplier of brake solutions –

Will you be part of the team?

Then maybe you’re just the new employee we’re searching for. As Svendborg Brakes’ application department are facing great challenges going forward, we are looking for a competent employee who is absolutely wild about organic brake pads. Maybe you are not an expert today, but your ambitions are heading in that direction.

You will have the following tasks and responsibilities, amongst others:

  • Development of new friction materials for a wide variety of applications
  • Technical discussions with suppliers & customers
  • Assess suitability of new raw materials / manufacturing processes for frictional requirements
  • Identification of brake pads components – environmental friendly etc.
  • Responsible for description of these components in compliance with laws & regulations
  • Creation of test methods for checking new friction materials – in cooperation with test personnel
  • Creating of work instruction / recipes for manufacturing of brake pads
  • ‘Hands on’ involvement within Pilot Plant and transfer to Full production
  • Reporting and statistics for particles and fumes related to usage of braking systems



  • Qualifications:
  • Educated: Chemical engineer, Chemist, Material scientist or similar
  • Experience with formulation is an advantage
  • Knowledge about general rubber technology, plastics and in-organic elements.
  • Knowledge about dangerous chemicals (restricted/banned – possible dangerous), REACH etc.
  • Experience with product/environmental documentation e.g. MSDS etc. is an advantage
  • Good knowledge about good laboratory practices
  • Persistent, positive and open minded attitude
  • Initiative rich and able to get things going, used to work with a ISO or TS quality system
  • Professional attitude that helps operating in all levels within the organization
  • Fluent in English – both in writing and spoken. Preferable you also speak Danish or another language



  • We offer:
  • An exciting and independent job with varied tasks and tests in our enlarged Test Center
  • An informal working environment with a good tone and ample opportunity for knowledge sharing
  • Good opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Salary according to qualifications, pension scheme, health insurance, and an attractive canteen scheme

  • You are welcome to contact HR Director, Charlotte S. Jacobsen for further information at phone no. 63 255 254 for further information.

    If this position is something for you, send an application and detailed CV via the following link as soon as possible.

    See www.svendborg-brakes.com for further information. Svendborg Brakes are a part of Altra Industrial Motions Group.

    Svendborg Brakes creates high growth for both customers and ourselves by innovating, testing and delivering world class braking solutions. We are value driven and customer focused, and we continuously strive for superior and unmatched quality in design, products, testing, certification and services. This makes us Global Leading Experts and the preferred and trusted provider in the field of intelligent braking solutions.



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