R&D Chemist, Industrial Liquid Coatings, Zurich

Aug 06, 2017
Sep 05, 2017
Arthur Mills
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As R&D Chemist for Liquid Industrial Coatings, you will be one of a team of 10 in the Research & Development department, and one of 4 specialists for liquid coatings systems, so will be a real asset to the company and will be you able to use your expertise to advise other more junior developers and have an input into product development.

Working as part of a company that develop industrial coatings for the general industry, parquet flooring and furniture, construction and architectural markets, so you will be working mainly with both water and solvent based liquid coatings systems for metal and wood substrates, allowing you to maintain a good level of variety day-to-day. The company also develop a range of powder, insulation and decorative coatings, so there is potential to get exposure in developing other coating systems, which will allow you to diversify and broaden your development expertise.

Your role will be to develop the company's liquid industrial coatings range which will include being a member of R&D project teams, running your own R&D projects, testing new raw materials in formulations and helping with batch production and pilot plant scale up, ensuring you have an input at all stages of the development cycle from start to finish.


  • Completed training as Lacklaborant OR an Academic Degree in Chemistry
  • Minimum 5 years formulations development experience of liquid coating systems
  • Previous experience of coatings systems for wood or metal substrates essential
  • Fluent German essential, good level of English preferred

For a confidential discussion about this position or other opportunities in Technical Sales or R&D 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 on +49 892 109 3363.

I am the specialist consultant for Research and Development in the Paints & Coatings Industry. I offer positions from Associate to Director level with a focus on Germany, Austria and Switzerland. If you are an R&D professional in Coatings and are looking for new opportunities then please contact me. Elsewise, if you are looking for skilled individuals in this area to join your company then I would be happy to help.

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 7 years we offer clients and candidates industry leading service levels (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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