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Date: 11 Sep 2023

Location: Shanghai, CN

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

Responsible for developing powder coatings for EV marketing. (70%)

Establish new standards, test methods or new application processes for EV market (20%), 

Assist marketing department to understand market demand and leverage EV products knowledge globally. (10%), 

Key Accountabilities

Planning and organizing the activities including well-defined goals and milestones and requires resources for EV powder coatings development

Make sure our products can be well applied through develop relevant method and equipment to standardized coating process and parameters

Protection of AkzoNobel technologies by IP if necessary

Functional guidance of Specialists/Technicians by provide training



Have EV industry working experience

Have functional coating development experience/expertise, such as heat management, electrical management, conductivity, adhesive, ink etc.

Have powder coating development experience prefer if possible

Education Level,

Technical educational in relevant field, e.g. chemistry, chemical technology, environmental, electrical science bachelor, or master’s degree etc.


Have products insight to help product launching/selling

Translate customer needs and marketing trends to products requirement

Well known of green energy or coating industry

Improve current products and develop new products in an innovative way

Solve customer complaints and manufacture issues 

Protect IP and managing knowledge during product development


Formulate products under formulation rules/DOE

Improve current products and develop new products in an innovative way

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.