R&D Specialist I (Color Specialist)

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Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Bangalore, IN

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

  • Development of Color formulations for the International A&AC BU Global market.
  • To undertake projects in Color Development Center with creative & innovative ideas

Key Accountabilities

Approved MM formula:

  • Develops solid color formulas independently, and effects after approval of a senior color specialist. Interprets intermediate results from color measurements, formula calculations and sprayed formula. Use instrumental techniques and available software.
  • Determines effect pigments used in colors (microscopic evaluations)

QHSE Rules:

  • Meets precautionary measures in business proceedings where risks are present regarding HSE&S aspects. Contribute towards safe work environment by adhering to safe work practices in line with Corporate HSE&S directives & guidelines in order to build work culture driven by safety consciousness.
  • Improvement proposal: Suggests improvements for methods, tools and software.


  • Is responsible for the correctness of the delivered formula (technical, visual and measured requirements), the use of calibrated tools. Works in accordance with HSE regulations. Calibrates tools in accordance with procedures. All development activities should be executed according the latest procedures and methods of the color Quality Manual.
  • Takes responsibility for the quality/efficiency of the (internal) work flow, e.g. stocks monitoring of (non-)paint, timely calibration, priority setting of work packages.​​​​​​​


1 - 4 years experience in Color Development domain


  • B. E., B. Tech (Chemical) or M. Sc. (Chemistry)


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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: 24996