Vacancy

Senior Chemist R&D,
Full-time

Singapore

Business unit: Decorative Paints

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 (Senior) chemist, you will


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


·         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

July 31, 2017

Vacancy number

2017017354

Continent

Asia

Country

Singapore

Business unit

Decorative Paints

Job family

Research, Development & Innovation

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Job requirements / Candidate profile


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


·         Preferably at least 3 to 5 years’ experience with formulating and testing in paints/coatings industry, in a R&D environment, on technology/product development projects.


·         Good practical, analytical and laboratory skill


·         Good communication skills


·         Good project management skills


 


Interested Applicants, please send in your resume to Cindi Sue (LinZhiCindi.Sue@akzonobel.com), indicating “Application for Senior Chemist_Your Name” at the subject header.