Recycling Manager, Agroetanol Lantmännen

Sista ansökningsdag:

What would you say if I told you that we have this amazing recycling business at our hands, just waiting for the right person to continue to evolve the successful story? Our vision is to be a leader in sustainable solutions and a key player in the transition to a climate-friendly society. This new branch in our already established sustainable business is a result of this vision and our innovative culture. We are looking for a passionate and driven person who can take the business to the next level.

This is what you will do

What started as an innovation project five years ago, has now grown into a promising business within Lantmännen. The purpose of this business is to convert residues and waste to ethanol, high-grade protein feed for livestock and carbon dioxide. As Business Unit Manager your main responsibility is to lead, develop and create new business opportunities within the recycling business in order to continue to grow the business profitability. This includes set-up, development and execution of both strategic and operational activities which includes starting up new production units and to screen for possible acquisitions. You’ll have full responsibility for the supply chain, from our customers to the associated production units. You’ll work closely with the product managers for feeds and ethanol to pave way for new categories of raw materials. Today the set up consists of our base in Norrköping, Sweden and two units placed in Denmark and Finland with a total of 8 employees. The Business Development Managers for the units in Denmark and Finland will report to you. The location for this position is Norrköping, Sweden and you will be reporting directly to the Director of Sales and Business Development of Agroetanol.

This is what you need to succeed

You have:

  • At least 5+ years of relevant work experience within business development and sales
  • Proven track record in developing a market segment and finding new business opportunities in an international market.
  • Documented leader experience
  • BSc/MSc within business or equivalent field
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills. You know how to seek, analyze, present and use market data.
  • Knowledge of regulations and agreements within labor law, work environment, and environmental law.
  • Excellent language skills in English and preferably Swedish.

You are:

  • A self-driven person with a true passion for developing business with an openness and a holistic mindset
  • An inspiring leader that easily connect with others and knows how to build strong relationships and influence both internal and external stakeholders
  • Great at problem-solving and often comes with new ideas, which you also know how to realize and implement
  • Last but not least you share our values – Openness, Holistic view, Drive – and our promise of taking responsibility from field to fork.


What we offer you
Agroetanol is an innovation-driven organization that constantly seeks new solutions to lead the way into a green future. We are fast-paced, curious, have a lot of drive and are passionate about creating new business opportunities. Together with us you will have the opportunity to make an impact and create solutions for a more sustainable society. You will also have all the benefits that come with being a part of Lantmännes great agricultural cooperative. Together we reimage the world of grain.

How to apply
Is this position of interest to you? Are you the candidate we are looking for? Apply today, but no later than mars 24th 2019. If you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact Mikaela Sundell, Talent Acquisition Specialist at

We are looking for skilled employees who can add value to our business. We work actively to ensure that our employees can develop at our workplaces, irrespective of their sex, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or disability.


Lantmännen is an agricultural cooperative and Northern Europe’s leader in agriculture, machinery, bioenergy and food products. Owned by 25,000 Swedish farmers, we have 10,000 employees and an annual turnover of SEK 45 billion (approximately EUR 4.5 billion). With research and operations throughout the value chain, we take responsibility from field to fork. 

Lantmännen Agroetanol is the largest producer and supplier of grain-based fuel ethanol in Northern Europe and is owned by Lantmännen. The company offers attractive, profitable and sustainable protein, ethanol and carbon dioxide products that are produced in a responsible way. The plant is part of the acclaimed bio-energy combine in Norrköping. Agroetanol has approximately 125 co-workers and an annual turnover of SEK 2 billion.


Lantmännen är ett lantbrukskooperativ och norra Europas ledande aktör inom lantbruk, maskin, bioenergi och livsmedel. Vi ägs av 25 000 svenska lantbrukare, har 10 000 anställda och omsätter 45 miljarder kronor på årsbasis. Genom forskning och verksamhet i hela värdekedjan tar vi ansvar från jord till bord.

Lantmännen Agroetanol är Sveriges enda storskaliga bioraffinaderi för produktion av spannmålsbaserad etanol samt en av Sveriges största tillverkare av foderprodukter och koldioxid. Vi har en hög hållbarhetsprofil och är en viktig aktör i omställningen till ett klimatsmart samhälle. Vi är ca 110 medarbetare och omsätter ca 2 miljarder kr.