Laboratory Technician

Rajamäki, Finland

ROAL Oy is a joint venture of Associated British Foods PLC (UK) and Altia Corporation and it is a leading company in the enzymes business worldwide. We are a reliable partner for customers in the food, feed and industrial enzymes businesses. Product excellence and innovation are among our key strengths and our customers value these highly.  Our factory in Finland is located in Rajamäki, Nurmijärvi. We currently employ approximately 180 enzyme professionals in different fields.  More information about us:

We are looking for a Laboratory Technician for the Formulation Technology unit. If you apply successfully for this job, you will join us at an exciting time. With excellent growth in recent years, we are now working to ensure that this growth can continue for many years.


In your role as laboratory technician you will be responsible for preparing lab scale product formulations that fulfil product requirements, storage stability tests and other lab tasks needed to meet company needs. You will prepare lab scale DSP and formulation experiments and perform formulation analytics among other laboratory studies to maintain high quality in formulation development phase. You will also take care of the environmental and safety practices needed in laboratory.

Required Qualifications and Key Skills

Your key qualities include:

  • A focus on quality: You are precise, efficient, cooperative, and flexible.
  • An analytical understanding based on technical education, preferably laboratory technology, biochemistry, chemistry, or the natural sciences.
  • Experience in handling proteins, especially enzymes, is clearly an asset, but not essential.
  • The ability to prioritise and organise tasks within the given parameters.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in Finnish and English.

We are looking for someone who is both independent and able to work in a team. We value the willingness to learn, the determination to achieve results, an established routine for laboratory practice, and the ability to understand the big picture in order to meet commercial priorities.

We offer you a challenging and multifaceted employment opportunity in a fast-growing leading company in the enzyme industry. Our international working environment fosters development, both personal and professional. The position is permanent and located in Rajamäki, Finland.

For more information, please contact Head of Formulation Technology Katja Palmunen p. +358 (0) 40 125 7947.