Senior Chemist,

China, Shanghai, Songjiang_Jiangtian_R

Business unit: RD Technical

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


- C onduct all relevant projects assigned by the P roduct De velopment M anager from the yearly Technical Department Objective
- Support to d evelop new product upon r equirement from Marketing department with active, innovative thinking
- Master to improve the product performance via reformulation & upgrade continuously

- Support product development manager to work with Purchasing and Supply Chain team to initiate and complete all relevant value creation projects

- E stablish all the necessary information for d ecorative products to comply with AkzoNobel p roduct s tewardship objectives

- C arry out all work in the t echnical p lan in accordance with AkzoNobel HSE requirements, eg daily housekeeping and raw materials & samples storage
- L iaise with the appropriate Government Bureau and authorities for information & to ensure all paints products are certified under the appropriate standards eg GB standard to allow their sale and distribution in China

- P ractices d epartment ISO9000, ISO14001, HSE and Product Stewardship procedures

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Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Business unit

RD Technical

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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Bachelor or above degree in Chemistry related major with at least 1~2 years practical technical experience in coatings or related industry.

- Strong technical background in paint related industry. Better to have experience in the interior / exterior / woodcare / pre-deco / color or art paint formulation, GB test method and so on.

- Strong logical thinking & fast learning is preferred.

- Technical service experience is preferred.

- DOE experience is preferred.
Good communication skill and teamwork players are required for this position.
- Basic computer operating knowledge such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint is required.
- Good ownership and responsibility.
- Hard working, positive attitude and self-motivation.
- Fluent English is preferred.
- Good analysis and problem solving ability are preferred