Vacancy

Chemist/Senior Chemist (Global RDI),
Full-time

Singapore

Business unit: Decorative Paints BA Support

About AkzoNobel

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Responsibility

Based in Singapore, the ‘Global Exterior Wall Expertise and Research Group’ is AkzoNobel’s global R&D Centre for exterior decorative paints. This group supports the Decorative Paints Business by


·         Creating pipeline of innovative technologies & product prototypes


·         Exploring and sourcing long term scientific developments and new materials, testing their relevancy & translating them into new technical platforms;


·         Building technical capability and knowledge to support global innovation.


 


As a R&D chemist, you will


·         Work safely, following lab procedures and ensuring high safety standards


·         Participate to or lead assigned projects with focus on execution and delivery


·         Propose solutions to solve technical challenges faced by the various regions globally


·         Design, plan and execute scientific experiments


·         Analyse, interpret and communicate results to respective team members/ stakeholder


·         Generate technical inputs and ideas to support filing of patent applications


·         Build good working relationships with colleagues and members of other R&D teams worldwide.


·         Keep up with relevant research methods and techniques in the field


·         Maintain laboratory stocks of raw materials and equipment


·         Support and cover for other team members

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

May 31, 2017

Vacancy number

2017015783

Continent

Asia

Country

Singapore

Business unit

Decorative Paints BA Support

Job family

Research, Development & Innovation

Hierarchy level

Entry Level

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile


·         Minimum B.Sc in chemistry, chemical engineering or material science.


·         Previous experience in R&D laboratory environment, preferably on technology or product development projects. Relevant experience of paint formulating & testing is an advantage.


·         Good practical, analytical and laboratory skill


·         Possess good interpersonal skill


 


Interested applicants, kindly send in your resume to LinZhiCindi.Sue@akzonobel.com , indicating “Application for Global RDI Chemist_Your Name” at the subject of your email.