Junior R&D Specialist

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Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: Pilawa, PL

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.


  • Act as an interface between Manufacturing Unit and R&D Product Development Centre.
  • Be involved in improvement of existing recipes and quality standards within the production units.
  • Redefine recipes within framed freedom and approval of PDC’s to optimise formula performance through the manufacturing process to achieve the required quality specifications and manufacturing performance.
  • Plan and execute pilots and evaluate trial batches for NPI’s or transfers products ensuring that these products can be efficiently manufactured to an appropriate quality standard.
  • Test new and replace existing raw materials, solving technical issues as they arise.
  • Discuss projects needs with internal customers, set up, plan and execute experiments. Analyze, interpret and report results using project needs and objectives as well as R&D methods and productions guidelines.
  • Participate in complaint handling if related to the local MU and the formulation.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or relevant field.
  • First experience in the laboratory tests.
  • Knowledge of paint formulating, manufacturing and industrialization processes will be an advantage.
  • Good problem solving and time management skills.
  • Ability to work as a team player and support others in the laboratory.
  • High communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good command of English.

We Offer:

  • Opportunity do gain experience in a multinational team.
  • Friendly working atmosphere.
  • Private medical care.
  • Life insurance.
  • Multisport card.
  • Corporate products at discounted prices.


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