Technologist III

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Date: Mar 22, 2024

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

Developing new products for wind coating (50%)

Testing/support of existing products and coating systems (20%)

To support activities in providing support processes (10%)

Developing fundamental understanding of key coating attributes(10%)

Carrying out trials/inspection/batch scale up (10%)

Key Accountabilities

Design, carry-out, evaluate & interpret experiments under own direction

Executes lab activities according to technical procedures, methodology and guidance

Understand drivers for work and translate to product requirements in relation to business requirements

Effectively report results, propose conclusions and recommendations within agreed timescales using appropriate methods

Plan, conduct and evaluate trials(e.g field application, production process, etc) and factory/pilot plant scale up as planned

Prepare formulation/technology transfer packages

Understand standard products, technologies and its application


- >5 years of new product developing experience in wind

- Bachelor’s degree is minimum, Master’s degree or higher preferred, in material science, polymer chemistry or related subject

- Ability to design and plan work, draw conclusions and make recommendations

- Ability to problem solving methodology across a range of situations

- Good English in both verbal and written

- Ability to conduct appropriate technical work programs

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: 38258 

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