Senior R&D Chemist,

Viet Nam, Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai Province, Amata

Business unit: Wood Coatings

About AkzoNobel

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Purpose/Key Objectives of the Job
• To ensure effective lab administration and product development to strongly support the business in executing its strategic plans and achieving business ambitions
• To assist Lab Manager in the everyday running of the lab, which include all the product development and modification
• To provide and lead technicians both technically as well as trouble shooting

• Plan and coordinate Lab efforts in line of business objectives and priorities;
• To effectively manage all aspects of the product development in accordance with company policies and consistent with its guiding principles;
• To respond to the enquiries and requirements on new products or product improvement;
• Perform failure analysis, problem solving and improvement actions;
• To initiate product development, improvement, raw material evaluations as to reduce cost and or to improve application or product performance;
• To provide relative technical training as required;
• HSE and compliance responsibilities within relative areas.
• To submit raw material Introduction Form to site’s Purchasing Department for creation of the permanent code or temporary code in SAP

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Job characteristics

Closing date

July 31, 2017

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Viet Nam


Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai Province



Business unit

Wood Coatings

Job family


Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

• Bachelor degree or above in chemistry, or other relative discipline;
• Above 5 years RD&I experience in wood coatings industry;
• Excellent coordination and communication skill;
• Good problem solving skills and learning ability;
• Good team management skills, experience in performance management and capability of motivating and development of team members;
• Result driven, can work under pressure;
• Fluent English in both speaking & writing (Chinese is a plus)
• Ability to read & understand all of chemical materials information such as MSDS, TDS
• Ability to operate all of machines/ equipments in own responsibility

Interested applicants, kindly email your resume to Flora Nguyen (Hồng Phượng), at or phone number at 0903 659 295