Product Development Chemist
- Post Date:22nd December 2021
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AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.
£25,000 – £37,400 depending on experience
Slough, Berks SL2 5DS
You are a chemistry graduate with some experience of experimentation in a laboratory environment. Now you are ready to make your next career move to a world class business that offers roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to world class products, we have been awarded Top Employer status and are recognised globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers.
Depending on your level of experience, as a Chemist in our R&D team you will find yourself collaborating on a range of assignments from supporting innovation projects to testing the performance of existing products. Whatever the task, you will develop experimental plans according to a brief, execute them as well as interpret and share findings to agreed timelines. We will look to you to plan and prioritise your workload as well as make recommendations on next steps. Important will be a commitment to following company procedures and operating safely.
With a degree in a science subject (ideally Chemistry) you will have developed strong industrial laboratory skills coupled with good health and safety awareness. You will possess good MS Office, interpersonal and communication skills too. Comfortable prioritising your work, you will also have an eye for detail and the ability to work effectively in a team.
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.
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.
We may consider flexible working for this role.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.
Requisition ID: 16185