R&D Specialist, Screen-Printing Inks, Hamburg, EUR50-60k

Hannover (30165)
Aug 11, 2017
Sep 10, 2017
Arthur Mills
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Full Time

This is a new opportunity to step into the role of Development Expert for Solvent-Borne Inks systems with a focus on formulations work in the laboratory. As a key part of a 4 man development team, you will be helping with redeveloping the existing product lines as well as managing new technology projects with a run-time of approximately 2-3 years, giving you the chance to maintain your formulations expertise whilst gaining expertise at the forefront of Inks Technology.

The company you will be joining specialise in the development of finished inks & coatings products and also have their own product line of specialty additives for coatings. With almost 2,000 employees worldwide and their European headquarters in northern Germany at Hannover, the company are one of the most renowned Inks manufacturers worldwide, so working for them is a great way to further build your CV profile and will make you a highly desirable candidate in the industry.

This position will be reporting into the R&D Manager who oversees all projects related to the development of solvent-borne Inks with 12 people under his management and a further 20 people in the laboratories on-site in Hannover, so you will be joining a large team with a lot of shared expertise where you can pool your knowledge with other development specialists allowing you to become an authority in several fields.


  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Chemistry (Lackingenieur, Chemiengenieur)
  • 5+ years experience in Research & Development
  • Hands on experience in formulations development of solventborne printing inks
  • Knowledge of screen-printing applications preferred but not essential
  • 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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