Senior R&D Chemist, Inkjet Printing Inks Development, Zurich

Aug 02, 2017
Sep 01, 2017
Arthur Mills
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The company you will be joining are a market leader in the development of inks for inkjet printing who are one of the market leaders in this field due to their strong technology innovation pipeline which allows them to lead from the front compared to their competitor in the market, so they are one of the main partners to work with for inkjet printing inks for companies across Europe. The company are looking to ensure they stay ahead of their competitors over the next 5 years, so they are looking for an experienced R&D Chemist to join the company to work on new technology development.

As part a 5 person R&D team you will be developing the next generation of UV curable printing inks for inkjet printing which are currently at the start of the development cycle, so you will taking control of the projects from an early stage, allowing you to be a key driver in their success and to launch exciting new rechnologies in the next 3-5 years. The team you will be working in is dedicated to new technology development and their is a strong collaborative environment amongs the developers, so each member has a number of R&D projects which you will get to work on alongside your own work, allowing you to develop expertise in a variety of different technical areas.


  • Conducting continual research including literature studies, market analysis and analysing competitive technologies
  • Development, applications testing and pilot-plant scale up of all potential inks systems
  • Developing technology roadmaps in collaboration with the R&D Director
  • Working with stakeholders from with Procurement, Marketing and Sales on projects


  • Qualification as Lacktechniker or Lackingenieur
  • 5 years experience in Research & Development in the field of Printing Inks
  • Good technical knowledge formulating UV curable inks for Inkjet Printing
  • German at B2 level required for daily use in the laboratory

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 headhunter & recruiter for Research and Development opportunities in the Paints, Coatings & Inks industries. I offer positions at all seniorities from Associate through to Director level exclusively in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. If you are a professional in this market and are looking for alternative employment opportunities then please contact me for a confidential discussion. Elsewise, if you are looking to hire professionals in this field for your company then please contact me we can discuss further.

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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