R&D Chemist

NE10, Felling, Gateshead
£27200 - £28900/annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2022

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R&D Chemist

* £27,200 – £28,900 per annum depending on experience

* Felling, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE10 0JY

With a BSc in chemistry and some laboratory experience, you are looking to develop your interest in a technical 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 a Technologist with AkzoNobel you will be involved in developing new products and technologies, testing and supporting existing technologies, products and processes or building a fundamental understanding of key coating attributes. Whatever project you are involved in you will need to plan, conduct and evaluate trials as well as use best practice to design, execute, study and interpret experiments for review. You will also ensure all results are accurately recorded, make recommendations for next steps and communicate key results to colleagues across the organisation. Important will be the ability to maintain the highest safety standards in the lab and follow established procedures.

To succeed, you will possess a BSc in Chemistry. You will also have some experience of laboratory working. 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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