R&D Lab Assistant

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R&D Lab Assistant

  • Post Date:14th June 2024
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Job Description

About AkzoNobel

Since 1792, we’ve been supplying the innovative paints and coatings that help to color people’s lives and protect what matters most. 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 use our expertise to sustain and enhance the fabric of everyday life. Because we believe every surface is an opportunity. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering and long-established paints company that’s dedicated to providing sustainable solutions and preserving the best of what we have today – while creating an even better tomorrow. Let’s paint the future together.

For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com

R&D Lab Assistant

Felling, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE10 0JY

  • ompetitive salary plus benefits

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.

Job Purpose

As someone who has not got a degree but has A levels or equivalent, you will be working on a range of R&D projects and support activities in one or more of the following areas; developing new products and technologies, developing a fundamental understanding of key coating attributes or testing/supporting existing technologies, products and processes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with senior colleagues to plan day to day requirements for assigned projects & support activities.
  • Uses best practice/past solutions to design, develop, carry-out, evaluate & interpret experiments.
  • Carry out experimental & standard paint manufacture, QA, testing & application.
  • Collate results & produce reports.
  • Make recommendations for next steps & communicate key results to colleagues.
  • Conduct, participate & evaluate trials/inspections.
  • Work safely & comply with legal & company regulations.

Job Requirements

  • A-levels or equivalent. Please note, this is not a graduate level position. We have other roles available which require a degree, please visit our careers page to apply.
  • Experience working in a busy laboratory.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Effective at organising workload.

What Sets You Apart

  • Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key.
  • Understands the importance of keeping a safe working environment.
  • Able to follow processes and procedures.
  • Familiar with relevant experimental, development and/or analytical approaches or techniques.

What Do We Offer At AkzoNobel

We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:

  • Competitive Salary (depending on experience).
  • 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays.
  • Income protection.
  • Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Employee Life Assurance.
  • Company pension.
  • product discounts.
  • Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more!

We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team. If you have good A level passes or equivalent, please apply online via the link and we will get right back to you. Please note, this is not a graduate level position. We have other roles available which require a degree, please visit our careers page to see those and apply.

We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason, we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

© 2024 Akzo Nobel N.V. All rights reserved.

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

 

To apply, please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3941340986