Technical Service Chemist

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Date: May 3, 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  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

As part of the Industrial to provide technical Support to  Solutions Lab Technical / Commercial Industrial Coatings team, the incumbent will develop and maintain  Coil product portfolio for ANZ Metal Coatings, provides professional delivery of technical support and sales service and support to both internal and external customers.

Key Accountabilities

- Maintaining recipe and product portfolio of ANZ Metal Coatings
- 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 Sunshine Solutions Lab Technical / Commercial Industrial Coatings team
- Evaluating an optimizing formulations so they are designed to enable consistent manufacture in the manufacturing plant, and that procedures are followed
- Prepare a report that compiles and concludes evaluation results and findings and update guidelines
- Collects, filters and prioritizes product-related issues and needs occurring at customers with feedback of complaints handling.
- Conducts and/or assists in the testing process as well as in the implementation of new company products and technologies. Testing including lab testing, testing before and after trials, problem solving and product development. 
- Helps with process optimisation and operational excellence both internally and or at the customer’s location.
- Together with local Technical and Commercial team, developing the solution on product specification for product portfolio
- Liaison with local Technical and Commercial team to communicate information for new development products/processes at an appropriate stage to allow planning for smooth introduction / transition with internal and external customers.

 

Experience

To be a successful applicant, you shall possess:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry / Polymer Science or equivalent

- 3 - 6 years of experience in the Industrial Coatings industry
- Good understanding of the Coatings technologies platforms
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, influencing, result oriented, problem solving, project management
- Very good English language skills

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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: 11799