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R&D Specialist II

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Date: 10-Jun-2021

Location: Barcelona, ES

Company: AkzoNobel

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.

Job Purpose

To co-design, prepare, execute and analyse 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

  • Delivering project results on time, ensuring quality and feasibility, according to business needs
  • Correct use of methodologies, tools and systems
  • Protection of AkzoNobel technologies

Key Activities

  • Maintains and promotes a safe work environment, complies with safety policies and procedures. Follows safe work practices for personal and equipment safety, in both the laboratory and in the field. End results are zero or minimum safety incidents and a clean, orderly working environment
  • Conducts a significant level of formulation or technical work (in the lab) as defined in the project plan
  • Asks appropriate questions to clarify requirements, expectations and critical performance parameters
  • Documents (lab) results, visits, etc. through appropriate reporting systems
  • Is familiar with and applies relevant experimental, development and/or analytical approaches and techniques

Experience

  • Typically 1-3 years of relevant experience with Bachelor’s Degree

Education

  • Technical educational in relevant field, e.g. chemistry, chemical technology, environmental, maths, statistics, data science etc. See also ‘Experience’.
  • Fluent English and Spanish languages; speech and writing.

 

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: 11271