Senior Advanced Color Specialist

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Date: May 17, 2023

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.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop all types of color (solids, effects for OEM/MRO) independently. Work according to set priorities.
  • Ensure color formula developed meets color guidelines and technical requirements.
  • Can work with all color FD related software tools. Ensure operational excellence of all instruments & equipment’s. Create SOP’s, procedures identified as gap, or the new equipment or process involved.
  • Review Aerospace color development requests received and plan, arrange and execute to complete the request on time on the agreed deliverables.
  • Approve colors for self and for others. Give advice on improvement actions.
  • Keep pigment info and knowledge up to date. Follow and train team members on following the color guideline for Aerospace coatings.
  • Works closely together with other R&D teams (product development, solutions, applications) to come to the required results for the customers. Participate in standardization and optimization of color processes and data.
  • Create and maintains all record with respect to color formula, tracking and technical reports.
  • Follow 5’s, BBS, safety rules. Ensures a safe work environment.
  • Continuous improvement of department knowledge and efficiency.
  • Maintain document related to quality audit (AS9100), for the color procedure and process, instruments, and the internal meeting/communication.


  • Hands on experience with 7 years or more in color domain.
  • Basic knowledge of coatings.
  • In-depth knowledge of the color process and procedures.
  • Knowledge of colorimetry, paint products and statistical methods.
  • Certification: Color matcher A or equivalent.


B. E., B. Tech or M. Sc./B.SC. in science and technology


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At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 30346