Assistant Manager Technical

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Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Thane, IN

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 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 the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

To design, prepare, execute and analyse output of practical experiments, in line with the department, R&D project and functional standards. As part of a project team, actively contribute to the realization of objectives of research/development/support projects

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure quality and feasibility, according to business needs covering various technical projects ranging from NPD (New Product Development), product renovation and cost-effective RM (raw material).
  • Plan and carry out laboratory work for self and chemist covering a range of technical projects in full compliance with all safety and work processes and procedures
  • Make paint in lab scale and conduct lab testing and application tests with guidance from supervisor
  • Conducts a significant level of formulation or technical work (in the lab) as defined in the project plan guiding technicians and specialists in executing experiments.
  • Asks appropriate questions to clarify requirements, expectations and critical performance parameters.
  • Maintain the housekeeping standard of laboratory
  • Ensure testing equipment in use are being calibrated and functioning in the smooth operation.
  • Discussions with supervisor to propose ideas for improvement.
  • Ensure raw materials for laboratory is in sufficient stock
  • Document (lab) results, visits, etc. through appropriate reporting systems such as STM, GTM, R-book and technical report management with guidance from supervisor
  • Conforms to life saving rules and golden principle
  • To assist in the implementation of  HSES initiatives with guidance from supervisor
  • Maintains and promotes a safe work environment, complies with safety policies and procedures.
  • Follows safe work practices for personal and equipment safety, in both the laboratory and in the field


+10 years of relevant experience.


  • Btech/ MSc / Mtech in Chemistry or equivalent
  • Technical educational in relevant field of paints and polymer chemistry.


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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: 24056