Development Chemist

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Chonburi, TH

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. 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 a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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Job Purpose

The main purpose of the job is to work on long term product development to help develop new products for the South East Asian packaging coatings market. In addition, the scope of the job also includes the other duties including, but not limited to safety, product stewardship, manufacturing support. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Chemist will own a technical project that may be a new product, or a modification for a next generation product.
  • Conduct lab development to build data for the product rollout and introduction.
  • The chemist may own a product transfer of a new technology to the SEA region, and be tasked with becoming the technical owner during rollout.
  • Chemist will support scale up, including first batch manufacturing supervision and commercial roll out data/support. 


  • At least University Graduate with a degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or related degree 
  • At least 1 year of experience in metal packaging coatings or at least 3 years experience in related industry if not metal packaging coatings.
  • Experience in R&D or technical service is a plus.
  • Good communication and problem solving skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Can communicate in verbal and written English

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: 33389