Development Chemist - Paints

Location Scotland
Discipline: Chemicals, Coatings
Job type: Chemist
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Contact name: Laura Merritt

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Job ref: 162
Published: about 2 years ago

Our client is a prestigious household name and part of an international manufacturing group who create and supply high quality water based paints. They are seeking an experienced Chemist / Technician to join the technical team to develop and test new water based paints. Experience of paint formulation and testing would be of benefit and relevant experience will be considered.


  • Developing and formulating water based decorative emulsions.

  • Colour matching using spectrometers.

  • Testing of paints using a range of techniques.

  • Occasional quality control work and support of the QC department.

  • Maintaining Health and Safety standards with the laboratory, QC and production.

Candidate Profile:

  • 2-3 years experience desired ideally in water based paints, other relevant experience will be considered

  • Educated with a Chemistry Degree or HND/HNC.

  • Attention to detail is essential.

  • Creative flair and an interest in colour and paint is essential.

Offers: Competitive salary & pension