Industrial Coatings Research Chemist
The role involves the formulating of functional surface coatings, adhesives & inks for sale as compounded chemistry or for application to flexible substrates by our own operations.
Markets served: Imaging (Inkjet, Dry & Liquid Toner, Offset, Flexo, Screen)
Colour (Lght projection, conversion, diffusion)
Labelling & Tagging (Asset ID, Signage, Retail)
Industrial (Adhesives, UV blocking, anti-scratch, slip)
Security - Tamper evidence (overt / covert functionality,
This role plays a key part in our success, by driving change, promoting collaboration, constant effort to meet our business objectives and increase customer satisfaction.
The Team consists of 6 R&D Chemists & an Environmental Officer.
Coordinating projects from conception through to commercial acceptance and providing technical support / troubleshooting throughout the product life cycle.
The ability to progress projects with autonomy, but also having the necessary interpersonal skills to integrate within a team for group communication & when projects dictate.
Managing regular and ad hoc projects within the R&D scope, updating & advising the Laboratory Administrator (daily) & Technical Director (weekly), demonstrating the principles below:
1. A sound Process - DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control)
2. Ambitious - Self-motivated. Owns the project, determined to achieve
& deliver on time & in full.
3. Capable Resource - Identifying the tools to get the job done.