Lacklaborant, Growing R&D Team, Leipzig, €40k-50k

Leipzig (04155)
Jul 15, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Arthur Mills
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Full Time

My client are a Paints & Coatings Manufacturer based in the area of Leipzig in the Sachsen-Anhalt region of Germany who are currently growing their Research & Development Team in the fields of formulations development and Colorimetry/Colour Matching. They currently have a new position as Lacklaborant to step into their formulations development team of 6 people who are all have around 10-20 years experience in Paints & Coatings development, meaning they are highly experienced and very knowledgable so you will get the opportunity to develop new skills and expertise in development.

The company you will be working for are a manfacturer of Paints & Coatings systems covering a wide portfolio of systems including Marine (Corrosion-Protection), Automotive, Industrial and Protective markets, so you will get the opportunity to develop a wide variety of paint & coatings systems, allowing you to broaden your knowledge and expertise in waterborne, solventborne, UV and 1k and 2k systems.

They have a laboratory team of 15 people which includes 6 people for development, 2 for quality, 2 for colorimetry and 5 for applications support and technical service, so it's a big group with a lot of different areas of expertise, meaning you will be in contact with a variety of experts in different areas of coatings development on a regular basis. The team are a mix of ages of backgrounds with a few junior team members and a lot of experienced employees, so it's also a diverse environment to work ensuring it is fun day-to-day.


  • Qualification as Lacklaborant
  • Initial experience in development of waterborne or solventborne coating systems
  • B2 level German (minimum) required for daily use in the laboratory. Confidence in English preferred

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please send an up-to-date version of your Lebenslauf/CV to Or you can call NonStop Chemical and speak to Arthur Mills in Germany +49 892 109 3363 or Switzerland +41 43 508 0817.

Arthur is the headhunter & recruiter specialising in Research and Development opportunities in the Paints, Coatings & Printing Inks industries across Germany, Austria & Switzerland. He offers positions at all seniorities and typically recruits for the following positions: Lacklaborant/Lacktechniker/Lackingenieur, R&D Group Leader, R&D Laboratory Manager, R&D Director. If you are a professional in this market and are looking for alternative employment opportunities then please contact him for a confidential discussion. Elsewise, if you are looking to hire professionals in this field for your company then you can contact him for a private consultation.

NonStop Chemical is the specialist agency for recruitment in the Chemicals, Agrochemicals and Cosmetics Industries across Europe. Having developed a reputation as one of the leading recruitment companies in the Chemicals industry since 2008 we offer clients and candidates an industry leading service (verified by APSCo) and expert market specific knowledge. We work an a specialist basis and have consultants covering the following areas: Research & Development, Technical Sales, REACh, Regulatory Affairs, Toxicology, Ecotoxicoloy, EHS, Geo-Technical, Geo-Environmental, Contaminated Land, Air Quality, Acoustics and Procurement.

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