Trainee Development Chemist
- Post Date:6th April 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.
£19,800-23,000pa Depending On Experience & Benefits
Felling, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
With a qualification in Chemistry, such as an A level or HNC, or science based subject you are looking to use your talents to develop a career in a company that can offer a long term future and careers with breadth, depth of scope and impact. That company is AkzoNobel. Awarded Top Employer status, we are a business that forms successful partnerships with customers. We are now looking for a Technologist to join our Anticorrosive & Finishes and provide R&D technical support to the business while developing their learning by completing a part time BSc honours in Chemistry sponsored by the company at Braford University.
As a Technologist I you will support activities on a range of projects. You could find yourself developing new products and technologies, testing existing products and coating systems or developing our fundamental understanding and expertise of key coating attributes so we can support the long-term market and products. We will look to you to successfully plan and execute experiments to agreed timescales as well as interpret and report results. You will also ensure materials are stocked or to ensure your projects be completed. Key will be the ability to work safely while following company procedures.
You must have a qualification in Chemistry or a Science subject and be good at following set processes and operating safely. You will demonstrate the ability to produce written communications, such as data findings and analytical reports, and be organised and comfortable multitasking. Experience of working in a laboratory would be an advantage. You will also need to complete a part time degree sponsored by the company.
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, or disability.
Requisition ID: 6343