Senior Project Chemist

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Senior Project Chemist

  • Post Date:12th November 2021
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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.

Senior Project Chemist

£33,000 – £46,000 per annum depending on experience

Felling, Gateshead

A graduate in a Science subject and with extensive real world experience in a R&D environment, you are looking to develop your career in a 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.

As Portfolio Leader you will head a range of small mono-disciplinary projects covering developing new products and technologies, testing and supporting of existing technologies, products and processes or building a fundamental understanding of key coating attributes. Whatever project you are involved in you will need to identify risks and barriers to successful delivery within work and propose recommendations for resolution in order to manage the risk. You will ensure work is carried out on time as well as report outcomes, share findings and make recommendations. You will oversee stakeholder relationships too. We will also look to you to contribute to idea generation as well as encourage idea generation in others. Important will be the ability to maintain the highest safety standards in the lab and follow established procedures.

To succeed, you will possess degree, ideally Chemistry, or extensive relevant industrial experience. An effective project manager, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as well as the ability to prioritise and multitask. Good at building relationships and solving problems, you will enjoy being part of a team and understand the importance of working safely too.

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.

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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.

Requisition ID: 16811