R&D Team Leader, Industrial Coatings Systems, Basel

Aug 11, 2017
Sep 10, 2017
Arthur Mills
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Full Time

As Development Team Leader you will have the opportunity to manage projects in technology and product development whilst maintaining a hands-on role in formulations development which will include leading a laboratory of 3 developers, allowing you to really broaden your technical expertise in coatings development whilst gaining further management experience.

You will be joining a mid-sized Paints & Coatings company based in the Basel area of Switzerland that develop and manufacture a full range of coatings including solvent-based, water-based, UV curable, powder and high solid systems. The company offer a high degree of flexibility in your day-to-day work whilst also providing extensive training which will take the form of one-to-one development with your manager, giving you the chance to grow and further develop in all areas of your professional life.

As part of a team of 23 people across the Laboratory, you will be a key member of a growing R&D team who have a close-knit environment with very good lines of communication and a family feel, giving you the feeling of being a valued member of the company so that you look forward to going to work every day.


  • Qualifications as Lacklaborant or Lacktechniker
  • 6+ years experience in Research & Development
  • Hands-on experience in formulations development of waterborne coating systems
  • Languages: German at B2-C2 level required for daily use; comfort in English speaking preferred

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please send an up-to-date version of your Lebenslauf/CV to a.mills@nonstop-chemical.com. 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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