Development Chemist

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Development Chemist

  • Post Date:11th March 2022
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  • Salary £22,950 - £24,225
Job Description

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Chemist

£22,950 – £24,225 per annum plus bonus and benefits

Slough, Berks SL2 5DS

You are a Science graduate or have some experience of experimentation in a laboratory environment. Now you are ready to progress in a world class business that offers jobs with breadth, depth of scope and impact. That business is AkzoNobel. Awarded Top Employer status, we are a company that forms successful partnerships with customers. We are now looking for a Chemist to join our R&D team in Slough working on wall coatings.

As a Chemist you will develop experimental plans according to a brief, carry out, interpret and report experimental paint work to agreed timelines. We will look to you to plan and prioritise your workload as well as make recommendations on next steps with regards to experimental programmes. You will also develop your knowledge on paint development. Important will be the ability to follow company procedures and operate safely.

With a degree in a science subject (ideally Chemistry) you will have developed laboratory skills coupled and be committed to health and safety. You will need good MS Office, interpersonal and communication skills, an eye for detail and the ability to work effectively in a team to deadlines.

Who are AkzoNobel?

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.

If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you.

We may consider flexible working for this role.

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.