- Post Date:28th May 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.
A graduate in a Science subject, with some industrial experience ideally in the area of coatings technology and an aptitude for problem solving. Now you are looking to progress your career in a business that offers careers 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 and are now recruiting a Chemist to join our Food, Caps & Closures and General Line (FCG) Packaging Coatings R&D team in Birmingham.
This is a lab-based position that involves the development of current formulations in response to business and customer needs. You will complete practical work within agreed timescales; planning your own work, recording results, analysing data, drawing conclusions and updating stakeholders as appropriate. The ability to build relationships with colleagues is important.
You must be a graduate or equivalent in a Science subject, ideally Chemistry. Relevant experience of coatings, formulating and testing is an advantage. You will possess good practical and laboratory skills. Comfortable planning and executing programmes in a methodical and logical manner, you will also have an open, inquisitive approach to technical challenges, a willingness to learn and develop experience, an enthusiasm for problem solving, good communication and relationship building skills.
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: 11109