Specialist II

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Ansan, KR

Company: AkzoNobel

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

Primary purpose of the R&D Specialist III in NPD Korea Team is to support the business requirements or the solution RD team requirements by carrying out laboratory work, presenting the results to the stakeholders, following the projects involved with the relevant parties.

A position to understand the raw material information constituting Paint, set paint development direction based on this, establish work standards for paint and painting, and perform overall tasks such as product development, improvement work, reliability verification, and customer response.

To co-design, prepare, execute and analysis output of practical experiments, in line with the department, R&D project and functional standards. Can act as member of a project team, contributing to the realization of objectives of research/development/support projects.

Key Accountabilities

- New development projects 

- Maintance the existing product  

- Solution of Customer requirement & trouble shoot   -  Respond to customer requirements ( Improvement, Samples, line test, reliability, TDS)

- New technology investigation

- To understand overall systems(PV, ZREBOM, MTO NPI tool, MSDS, MDG) regarding to changing and creating formulation in the company system

- VE(material replacement, cost reduction)  -  reduce costs, investigate alternative raw, study of new raw material

- HSE Target

Key Activities


  • The act of collecting information on new technologies and new raw materials.
  • Can report & decide whether or not to develop new items.
  • Can review and apply to Raw Materials for Development.
  • Can arrange technical response with technical knowledge of UV coating
  • Has conversation ability with customer based on smooth response.

Documents (lab) results, visits, etc. through appropriate reporting systems, can share or educate outcome to manager or peers.


Relevant Experience and Educational requirements

  • Typically 6 ~8 years of relevant experience with Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Typically 4~7 years of relevant experience with Master’s Degree.
  • Educational and experience in Chemical relevant major.


Required Skills

  • Knowledge of Organic Chemical and polymer chemical
  • Knowledge of paint and formulation experience
  • Understanding dispersion equipment and control of the euipment
  • Understanding of acrylic resin formulation and synthesis equipment


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: 23705