Technical Manager - Pigments & Dispersions

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

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Job ref: 210
Published: about 1 year ago

L​ocation: Manchester

Fantastic opportunity with 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. No day will be the same, you will provide innovative solutions for a diverse range of customers in the coatings and inks industry. You will be responsible for new product development projects and 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.

If you are a Senior Chemist, looking for career progression, our client will provide full training and support to develop into the Technical Manager.


  • Providing solutions for customers with short and long term projects for new product development

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

  • Raw Material selection & Testing

  • Identify new technologies to be used in pigments dispersions and milling.

  • Customer Application Support


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

  • 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.