Technical Assistant III

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Date: Nov 15, 2023

Location: Singapore, SG

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

Location: Tuas


The role of a Technical Assistant III is to support activities in line with department, R&D project & functional
standards in one or more of the following areas with direction from their line manager or supervisor:
• Support the development of test method development activities in Fouling Control
• Support the lab activities in development of new products and technologies in Fouling Control
• Carry out testing of existing technologies, products and processes

Key Accountabilities

• Carrying out lab activities such as paint manufacture, paint application and testing of Fouling Control technologies, products and processes
• Support the testing protocol of Fouling Control test methods e.g. Fouling culturing and performance testing in field and coating film thickness testing 
• Support the day to day technical checks of the equipment/facilities within Fouling Control to be operational
• Manage the effective planning and day to day requirements for assigned projects and support activities
• Consistently and effectively communicates progress and issues, both verbally and in summaries for discussion with line manager or team members
• Use best practices to carry out, evaluate interpret experiments and suggest conclusion and next steps from laboratory work programmes for review. 
• Documents work using the appropriate reporting systems
• Conduct, participate and evaluate trials/inspections without the need for supervision depending on experience e.g. customer, application, production processes, equipment
• Identifies improvement needs and generates ideas for improvement activities/projects for discussion with line manager.
• Maintains a safe working environment e.g. member of 5S team, supports H&S engagement audits, supporting BBS processes


Minimum Diploma holder in sciences (chemistry or biology), or equivalent. Fresh graduates are welcome.


Transport at designated MRT stations and Lunch provided. 

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: 34935 

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