Development Chemist

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Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Sunshine, AU

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  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.

Job Purpose

Developing and maintaining Coil Paint product portfolio for South Asia, Coil.

Project and product delivery.

Paint Coatings Technologist.

Key Accountabilities

Follow safe work practices for personal and equipment safety

Responsible for delivery of small or non-complex (sub)projects within the R&D function, delivering new product or optimisation of processes as per project plan & deliverables

Provide technical service support to Regional Technical / Commercial team

Evaluate and optimize formulations, so they are designed for consistentcy in the manufacturing plant, and that procedures are followed

Prepare reports that compile and concludes evaluation results and findings, and update guidelines

Key Activities

Responsible for the day to day operations as per LWR or project

Prepare and test samples, using formulation guidelines

Managing and planning project activities

Together with local Technical team, developing the solution on product specification for product portfolio

Liaison with local Technical team to communicate information for new development products/processes at an appropriate stage to allow planning for smooth introduction / transition.


3-6 years of experience in the Industrial Coatings industry

Good understanding of the Coatings technologies platforms

Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry / Polymer Science or equivalent

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, influencing, result oriented, problem solving, project management

Very good English language skills


Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry / Polymer Science or equivalent


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

Requisition ID: 23954