R&D Team Leader, Niche Inks Application, Mannheim

Nov 29, 2016
Dec 29, 2016
Arthur Mills
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As R&D Team Leader you will be leading an R&D Team of 4 Chemists in a laboratory focused around developing inks for glass and paper substrates for packaging, cookware and industrial markets which is one of the fastest growing technologies within the Inks & Coatings market right-now with a huge amount of companies looking to move into this area, meaning that you will be at the forefront of the industry in terms of knowledge and expertise.

The company you will be joining are a specialist developer, manufacturer and distributor of finished Inks and Coatings products. With over 3000 employees worldwide operating in 20 countries worldwide the company are one of the best known names in the industry with a good brand reputation, so working there is a grea way to boost your employment profile, making you desirable candidate for other employers in the market which will increase your progression opportunities in the future.

Your role as R&D Team Leader will be to help hands-on with developing new waterborne formulations mainly for glass substrates, guiding key members of your team in the laboratory and providing direction on which day-to-day projects they work on, allowing you to have both operational and strategic input in the team.


  • Completed training as Lacklaborant OR Academic Degree in Chemistry
  • At least 2 years experience in Research & Development
  • Expertise in devleoping waterborne inks formulations
  • Knowledge of UV curing processes preferred but not essential
  • Minimum B2 level German essential

For a confidential discussion about this position or other opportunities in Research & Development send an up to date Microsoft Word version of your CV to Arthur Mills at NonStop Chemical on a.mills@nonstop-chemical.com or call me in Germany on +49 892 109 3363 or in Switzerland on +41 43 508 0817.

I am the specialist consultant for Research and Development in the Paints & Coatings Industry. I offer positions at seniorities from Associate through to Director level for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. If you are a Coatings Professional in R&D and are looking for new opportunities then feel free contact me for a confidential discussion. Elsewise, if you are looking to hire these professionals for your company then contact me for a free consultation.

NonStop Chemical is the specialist agency for recruitment in the Chemicals, Agrochemicals and Cosmetics Industries across Europe. Having forged our reputation in REACh Regulatory Affairs over the last 8 years we offer clients and candidates industry leading service (verified by APSCo) and expert knowledge. We have individual consultants specialising in R&D, Sales, REACh, Regulatory Affairs, EHS, Geotechnical, Geo-Environmental, Remediation, Contaminated Land, Ecology, Air Quality, Acoustics and Supply Chain.

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