Technical Manager - Pigments & Dispersions

Location Manchester
Discipline: Chemicals, Coatings
Job type: Technical Manager
Salary: £40 - 50k & Benefits
Contact name: Laura Merritt

Contact email: laura@merrittrecruitment.com
Job ref: 140
Published: 3 months ago

Our client is a leading manufacturer of pigment dispersions (liquid colour concentrates) and a distributor of pigments, fillers and speciality chemicals. They have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, energetic and driven Technical Manager to join their team. If you are a Senior Chemist, looking for career progression, our client will provide full training and support to develop into the Technical Manager.

The role involves, technically managing the comprehensive ranges of pigment dispersions that the company manufactures. Supporting the application in which they are used as well as the ongoing development of these ranges. Ideally you will have paint & coatings experience supported by milling experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall technical responsibility for Water-Based and Solvent-Based Pigment Dispersions

  • Quality Control

  • Raw Material selection & Testing

  • New Product Development

  • Customer Application Support

Qualifications:

  • Experience of Milling and Dispersing Pigments into either Water-Based or Solvent-Based Pigment Concentrates, Coatings or Paints.

  • Technical and Application knowledge of either Coatings, Inks and associated Industries

  • Understanding of Organic & Inorganic Pigments, their colour properties and applications.

  • Colour Matching

  • Chemistry Education Beneficial

In return you will part of a dynamic and growing organization with a significant role in the direction of the company.