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R&D Lab Tech II

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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Troy, MI, US

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

To execute and analyze output of practical experiments, in line with the department, R&D project  and functional standards.  

Key Accountabilities

  • Correct use of methodologies, tools and systems  
  • Protection of AkzoNobel technologies  

Key Activities

  • 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. End results are zero or minimum safety incidents and a clean, orderly working environment  
  • Conducts formulation or technical work (in the lab) as defined in the departmental research plan 
  • Documents (lab) results, visits, etc. through appropriate reporting systems, reports outcome  to manager   
  • Is familiar with relevant experimental, development and/or analytical approaches and techniques  


  • Typically 3-5 years of relevant experience  
  • Technical educational in relevant field, e.g. chemistry, chemical technology, environmental, math, statistics, data science, etc. 


AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit