"Exciting Senior Chemist Job at AkzoNobel in Thane, IN! Apply Now!"

Senior Chemist

Date: Oct 9, 2023

Location: Thane, IN

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 committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

Purpose/Key Objectives of the Job

  • Implementation of new products of Professional & specialist segment in all category meeting customer requirements.
  • Providing full support to marketing / project sales on technical / warranty requirements.
  • Drive the alignment with regional professional / Specialist portfolio for India & cluster
  • Adapt and implementation the slurry formulation for all professional product in plants.
  • Adherence to key protocol & process in R&D.
  • Provide support to deliver HSE&S and Sustainability responsibility for technical function.


  • Provide support to achieve growth through innovation/ renovation in select range of professional/specialist portfolio.
  • Drive product implementation in plants aligning with regional process
  • Develop key understanding of fast-changing market practices, application tools, systems of exterior & Interior products to sustain competitive advantage.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of performance of various exterior & Interior products from local as well as international major competitors.
  • Compliant to project plan.
  • Delivery innovation & renovation plan related to professional & specialist category.
  • Implementation of the formulation with both slurry as well as co grind route.
  • Drive quality management process to establish quality leadership for professional/specialist category

Level of Autonomy

  • Management of lab testing and data representation for projects; Planning of individuals’ work schedule based on stipulated timelines.
  • Interaction with marketing on innovation pipelines.
  • Interaction with manufacturing on the product scale-up.
  • SAP Product formula management.


  • Time-bound innovation to deliver differentiated product is the key challenge
  • Sustain competitive Edge against market leaders like Asian paints.
  • Managing technical expectation of key customer (internal & external)
  • Adaptability to continuously changing market requirement.
  • Knowledge on construction materials and process.

Job Requirements

  • Qualifications: B Tech or M Tech (Chemical technology / polymer / surface coating technology) / M Sc (Chemistry) from Institute of repute
  • Business and Functional Skills / Knowledge Essential: Innovative in work approach, Hands-on work approach and commitment, Knowledge on exterior product performance and correlation with lab test parameters, Very good analytical ability, Conversant with Paint testing and Test Methods, Good knowledge on Chemistry / Polymer Chemistry / Paint formulation, Sensitive to HSE&S / sustainability System orientation and conversant with work planning process
  • Desirable: Team working, Team management, Workable knowledge on statistical design of experiment Experience, Min 5-8 yrs. in organization of repute.
  • Field of Experience: Coatings preferably in water-based paints, Construction Chemicals, latex etc.
  • Age: Incumbent should be around 25-30 years Old.

Link to apply: Apply here

Keywords: Senior Chemist, Job Posting, AkzoNobel, Thane, IN


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