Development Chemist

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Development Chemist

  • Post Date:19th October 2022
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Job Description

Department-Coil Coatings Laboratory

FTC-12 Months

Speke, Liverpool

Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.45pm and Friday 8.30am – 3.45pm

Beckers is a privately-owned, global coatings company that develops high-quality environmentallycompatible paint systems. Our expertise is based on our long history dating back over 150 years. 1,800 people worked at 24 production sites in 18 countries, providing products and custom-made solutions to customers in close to 60 countries around the world.


  • In-depth knowledge of coil coatings including experience of the formulation, application and performance (preferable but not essential)
  • Paint manufacturing knowledge is preferable but not essential
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to be able to work unsupervised
  • Good practical laboratory skills, including analytical problem solving
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft 365 and AX (preferable but not essential)

Duties And Responsibilities

  • To undertake practical laboratory work, including Paint formulation, formulation harmonisation, small scale paint manufacture, colour matching, preparation of Technical Data Sheets, raw material evaluations, value engineering/cost reduction, paint application, physical testing of paints, chemical resistance testing of paints, Product Integrity Testing, preparation of external weathering samples, record keeping, including lab books, enquiries, samples and panels
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment through daily housekeeping inspections and adherence to 5S practices
  • To attend internal meetings with the production department to improve formulation transfer knowledge

Job Qualifications

  • Educated to degree standard in chemistry (or similar)

Our Core Values

  • Customer Focus
  • Shape and Adapt
  • Team Spirit
  • Trust and integrity

In return you will receive acompetitive salary and benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Lots of high street discounts!

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted

Beckersare committed to being an inclusive employer and encourage applications from all suitable applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation