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Development Chemist (Colours/Paint) – Midrand

Permanent in adhesive manufacturing , in Building & Construction , in Chemicals , in Coatings , in Development Chemist , in paints , in Research and Development
  • Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa, 1684 View on Map
  • Post Date : 17th Apr 2024
  • Apply Before : 20th Jun 2024
  • Salary: R0.00 - R0.00 / Monthly
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Job Description

Development Chemist | Midrand | leader in Protective coatings | epoxy | polyurethane

Responsible for planning, controlling, and managing development activities in respect of achieving the requirements of the R&D plan and new projects as agreed.  Updating and maintaining manufacturing instructions, quality control procedures, raw material replacements, flow of production, rework and potential new orders and that variances are approved and communicated through to relevant departments.

Reports To:

  • Technical Development Executive

Typical Competencies Required:

  • Experience within Paints/Coatings Industry 
  • Matric and tertiary BSc Honors Degree education in chemistry.
  • Knowledge of materials used in coating adhesives and decorative paint markets or similar
  • Knowledge of raw materials, formulating techniques, chemical reaction processes and product performance requirements.
  • Ability to communicate with company personnel, raw material suppliers and customers.
  • Co-ordination capabilities.
  • Good management and leadership skills.
  • Self-confidence.
  • Approximately 5 years’ experience in an industrial coating or similar laboratory environment.
  • Computer Literacy

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