Technologist III

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Date: Jul 23, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US

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

The role of a Technologist III is to support and direct activities in one or more of the following areas:

  • Correct use of methodologies, tools, and systems 
  • Protection of AkzoNobel technologies
  • Developing new products and technologies 
  • Developing a fundamental understanding of key coating attributes 
  • Testing/support of existing technologies, products, and processes

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering project results on time, ensuring quality and feasibility, according to business needs 
  • Correct use of methodologies, tools, and systems
  • Protection of AkzoNobel technologies
  • Maintains and promotes a safe work environment, and 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 
  • Contribute to test method development as needed, in order to better understand and evaluate coating properties and performance 
  • Effectively collate and report results and propose conclusions and recommendations within agreed timescales using appropriate methods. Explains function/technical concepts in a way that the technical team understands their value 

Job Requirements

  • Technical education in relevant fields, e.g. chemistry, chemical technology, environment, maths, statistics, data science, etc. 
  • Typically 2-4 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s Degree

Total Compensation

  • The salary range for these skills is $65,000 to $84,000 + 5% annual bonus.
  • Excellent Medical Insurance with HSA.
  • Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D benefits.
  • 401K retirement savings with 6% company match.
  • Generous vacation, sick, and holiday pay.
  • Paid Parental leave.
  • Active Diversity & Inclusion Networks.
  • Career growth opportunities on a regional and global scale.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 30588 


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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