Research and Quality Specialist



Research and Quality Specialist – Cement 

We are seeking anenthusiastic andhighly qualified scientist to support research and product quality development for the Cementir Holding’s international cement operations. The position will be based at our Research and Quality Centre in Aalborg, Denmark.

The job

In a team of highly qualified and committed people you will be working within the field of R&D, product quality optimisation and expert support.


Your main tasks will be:

-Help to maintain the high standard of scientific expertise needed tofulfil RQC’s responsibilities in research and development andsupport to other corporate functions.

-Identify, plan and undertake studies and specific projects needed to improve product performance, and identify new opportunities for product development and applications.

-Represent Cementir and Aalborg Portland in the Nanocem consortium and other academic and industry research groups and ensure that this knowledge is disseminated and applied to the rest of RQC, and other functions where relevant.

-Provide expert assistance and technical support in the field of cement chemistry, thermodynamics, product performance and other subjects relevant to production and use of cement.

-Participate in projects concerning product and application development with external partners, e.g. customers, business partners, universities, industry associations and standardisation bodies.

-Participate in CON-CQ reviews of Cementir OPCOs and plants.


Expected travel activity: 40 days per year


About you

We expect that you have a PhD in chemistry, geology or similar combined with experience in relevant research projects. You must be interested in understanding complex problems and their root causes. You have proven communication and networking skills. Working in an innovative, highly skilled international organisation should appeal to you.

You master English both written and orally at high level and have preferably a working knowledge of French, Italian, Turkish, German, Dutch or Danish.


About us

Cementir Holding is the parent company of Aalborg Portland. We operate cement plants in Denmark, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Malaysia and China. Our R&D, Quality and Technical Sales Support function is based at our research centre in Aalborg and has units in Turkey and Italy. Our expertise and facilities are at a high international level. The activities include R&D in cement and concrete as well as expert assistance to our sales and production departments. The function is overall responsible for monitoring cement quality of the plants of the Cementir Group. Continuous improvement of product performance, reduction of energy consumption and minimising CO2 emissions as well as developing new value-added products are the main focus of our activities. Please read more about our R&D and innovation at and at

We offer you an attractive job with rich possibilities of further professional and personal development. Your workday will be characterised by high independence and clear targets. Our workplace is characterised by knowledge, expertise and a very informal tone.


If you have questions regarding the position, please contact R&D, Quality and Technical Sales Support Director Jesper Sand Damtoft at +45 4018 1121 or at

We look forward to receiving your application and resumé by 1. April 2017 via our webpage