Company :
AkzoNobel. We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s commited to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations. Fore more information please visit

Description :
We are looking for a Senior Researcher experienced in the formulation, anufacture, application and testing of Food Packaging coatings, to join our team in Vilafranca del Penedès

Main objectives :
➢ Plan and organize work on a daily and weekly basis with oversight from senior team members
Formulate, prepare, apply and test the mechanical and chemical properties of coatings using established test methods and prcedures to complete Laboratory Work Requests (LWRs) within agreed timescale
➢ Carry out programs of work in support of new product development projects following the StageGate process within agreed timescales
➢ Usedesign of experiments methodology where appropriate
Record all results in an accurate and clear manner
➢Contribute to AkzoNaobel’s commitent to HSE excellence

Share results with other internal teams and regional R&D teams via team meetings, project reviews, etc

Requirement :
5-10 years of relevant experience in Laboratory roles
Master’s or PHD level education
High level of english and Spanish. Other languages are a plus
➢ Experience in industrial companies or coatings/painindustries
Experience in UV Technology would be valued

➢ Knowledge of polymer chemistry, principes and practice is highly valued
➢ Experience in the use of statistical experimental design is highly valued

➢ Contrat cadre (CDI),
➢ Salaire à déterminer,
➢ Poste basé en espagne à Vilafranca del Penedès

Contact : Igor Bariatinsky :