Coatings Developer, Young Motivated Team, 45-55k, Offenburg

Freiburg im Breisgau (79098)
Nov 29, 2016
Dec 29, 2016
Arthur Mills
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A great opportunity to join an industrial coatings manufacturer who are currently diversifying their portfolio and are in the process of broadening their product offering to include the niche medical devices market which they have targeted as a key growth industry for them over the next 5 years. As part of a brand new R&D team of 7 people who are all industry experts in R&D of coatings systems, this is a great opportunity to learn from specialists and to become a technical expert.

With a diverse team of people from 28-42 years with an equal male & female split and a range of technical backgrounds, you will be part of an interesting laboratory work group who offer a varied working environment, making your day-to-day work a lot more fun and engauging. Reporting to the R&D Group Leader for Medical Coatings you will work with him closely to define which projects you work on and develop strategies for your development & growth, allowing you to have an impact on your own future career progression.

The company you will be joining are a family-owned coatings manufacturer who have experienced tremendous growht in the last few years, picking up where their competitors have left off, so they have been able to grow their R&D department to cover a lot more projects. Based in the Freiburg area of Germany in the heart of the Black Forest, they are in one of the nicest locations in the country which offers great transport links to Switzerland as well as a lot of outdoor activities like Skiing, Hiking, Climbing and Mountain Biking, allowing you to enjoy your downtime and create a good work-life balance.


  • Completed practical training as Lacklaborant OR an Academic Degree in Chemistry
  • Minimum 1 years industry experience developing coatings formulations
  • Knowledge of formulating water-borne coatings systems for plastic OR metal substrates essential
  • At least B2 level German speaking

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 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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