About the position and Seram Coatings

Seram Coatings AS is a young company with great growth potential. The company is based on a unique patented invention, which makes it possible to use silicon carbide in thermal spraying. Our product is a thermal spray powder with brand name ThermaSiC which produces a protective coatings for a variety of industrial applications. The customers are Norwegian and international companies who use thermal spraying in multiple industries.

At Herøya Industrial Park in Porsgrunn, the company has a pilot line for ThermaSiC production that is now being designed for expansion to a full production line. Administration and sales, and the R&D department are co-located with production. The company has an international team of 12 highly qualified employees. The company has a state-of-the-art thermal spray booth used actively in product development and customer support.

To strengthen our growth, we are looking for a Senior Development Engineer in the technology department. As Development Engineer in Seram Coatings you will be involved in several development projects in our value chain.

Main responsibilities:

  • Chemical and powder metallurgy process development
  • Thermal spray process and coating application development
  • Material properties and characterisation
  • Plant and market support
  • Project execution and management


MSc/PhD within one of the following Material Science topics:

  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Ceramic processing
  • Process / Physical / Powder metallurgy

Preferably 3-10 years of experience, but all candidates with relevant background will be considered

Must be motivated to work in a company with a lot of challenging opportunities and ideas to be developed

Good communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing

We are offering:

  • Exciting and challenging tasks in a good and international working environment, where technological development is important for the company
  • The possibility to participate in and influence production technology from pilot line to large-scale industry. The company has an ambitious growth strategy with corresponding plans for investments in our production technology and capacity
  • Access to advanced technology development equipment, and colleagues with expertise to use it
  • A variety of applications areas of our product with different material requirements to be met
  • Very good career opportunities in a company with great growth potential
  • Competitive conditions

The position reports to CTO in the company

Location for the position: Herøya Industrial Park, Porsgrunn, Norway

Application deadline: 12th of May

Contact person: Stian Sannes, CTO

Contact info:

  • Phone: +47 924 19 227
  • e-mail: stian.sannes@seramcoatings.com

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