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Date: Jul 17, 2021

Location: Lancaster, SC

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 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, 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 

Job Requirements

Technical educational in relevant field, e.g. chemistry, chemical technology, environmental, maths, statistics, data science etc. 

• Typically 7-9 years of relevant experience, or 
• Typically 1-3 years of relevant experience with Bachelor’s Degree


Level of autonomy 
Approach to accomplish the tasks, projects as well as problem solving according to company’s safety guide lines


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AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 11685 

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina