R&D Chemist

Jotun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The Group has 64 companies and 40 production facilities around the world, and more than 9 800 employees. Jotun is represented in more than 100 countries through own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. The Jotun Group’s sales in 2017 was NOK 16.4 billion. The Jotun Group is organised into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.

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Stillingsbeskrivelse

Jotun is a global company with 10 000 employees, we are a leading player in the Marine market and hold a strong position in the protective market. As such the company offers opportunities for career development in many directions both in Norway and abroad. The main laboratory is located in Sandefjord and we have regional laboratories in China, South Korea, Malaysia, Dubai and the US. We have more than 200 people employed in R&D. Co-operation with the regional laboratories are important in order to develop products suited for the local needs. This may require long or short term stays at the regional labs.

We are currently looking for an R&D Chemist who will be involved in the whole process of developing new technical solutions for Marine and Protective Coatings. The main responsibilities for the new positions will be to develop new paint formulations, test methods and methodologies as well as to extend the knowledge of the chemistry in paint formulations.

 

Tasks

  • Polymer characterisation.
  • Update on new technologies through literature, conferences and liaison with raw material suppliers
  • Contribute to development of new binder technology for performance coatings
  • Development of new paint formulations.
  • Extend the knowledge of the chemistry in the paint formulations.
  • Contribute to development of new binder technology for performance coatings
  • Development of new test methods and methodology.

 

Qualifications

  • Master or PhD degree in Polymer Technology
  • 3-5 years research & development experience
  • Relevant experience within the coating industry

 

Education

  • College / University, Master's degree
  • Scientific subjects

 

Language

  • English

 

Personal qualities

  • Teamwork-oriented with willingness to exchange knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and verbally
  • Innovative, promotes change and novelty
  • Adheres to company rules and procedures, executes plans with commitment and determination to achieve high quality results.

 

We offer

  • Extensive opportunities for professional and personal development, both through on-the-job training and Jotun Academy.
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • An international Corporate Culture founded on our four values; Care, Respect, Loyalty and Boldness.
  • Insurance and Pension schemes

 

Contact:

Global R&D Manager Primer Dag Legreid (+47) 99 38 72 34, dag.legreid@jotun.no

Senior HR Advisor Line Fjelddalen Eik, (+47) 99 12 60 03, line.fjelddalen.eik@jotun.no

Hvem er Jotun -?

Jotun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The Group has 63 companies and 37 production facilities on all continents, and more than 9 800 employees. Jotun is represented in more than 100 countries through own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. The Jotun Group’s sales in 2016 was NOK 15.8 billion. The Jotun Group is organised into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.