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Biên Hòa, VN

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Application Scientist Gelcoats

Why are we proud of what we do at allnex? We create Composite solutions, which help protect the world for all nex>t generations – and that’s exactly what you can do joining us!

Imagine creating gelcoats and resins for the next generation of high-speed trains or state-of-the-art catamarans. 
Beyond that, envision contributing to industrial advancements by providing chemical protection or weight-saving innovations in the automotive industry.


Making objects lighter, stronger, and more efficient and sustainable is a huge part of what working at allnex is about. No matter which role you step into, you’ll become part of a global team of passionate people who care deeply about the chemistry, quality, and global impact of composites.
You’ll also join a highly multicultural and diverse team of more than 4,000 employees in four regions who – as part of one of the world’s leading coating resins companies – serve customers in over 100 countries across the globe. 



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Position overview

allnex invites you to join us as an Application Scientist, based in Biên Hòa, Vietnam and you will gain in-depth understanding in Unsaturated Polyester Resins (URP), Gelcoats and Vinyl Ester Resins (VE). In this role, you will work closely with Sales and Technical Service team to support business growth and development for the composites and adhesives division.


If you are an individual who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins, we would like to hear from you!


  • Synthesis and application development of Unsaturated Polyester Resins (URP), Gelcoats and Vinyl Ester Resins (VE).
  • Lead UPR, Gelcoat and VE development projects.
  • Testing and analysis of composites products and raw materials for development purposes, or to provide technical support to QC and production departments.
  • Develop and prepare laboratory samples.
  • Provide technical assistance to Production and QC departments.
  • Ensure successful transfer of new products to production. Including trial batch supervision.
  • Evaluation and implementation of product specifications for composite products.
  • Ensure all compliance related data is available for new products, including SDS and TDS.
  • Ensure all laboratory equipment is calibrated and fit for use.
  • Initiate and implement continuous project optimization/cost optimization activities.
  • Assist in inventory reworks or sell offs.
  • Perform technical presentations and promotions to customers, and provide training where required.
  • Collaborate with relevant functions and regions to support new business development.
  • Ensure all safety, environmental and regulatory compliance standards are met in accordance to policies and Good Laboratory Practice, including proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Maintain AIMS data for product developments.

Required skills and experience

  • Proven years of experience in an industrial chemist position.
  • Broad knowledge of synthesis chemistry.
  • Experience or familiar with UPR/VE, gelcoats, FRP Composites materials is preferred.
  • Interest in working in a lab environment with practical work achievements and problem-solving. 
  • Good command in English.
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools.
  • Excellent research skills and methodology.
  • Strong team spirit combined with effective communication skills.
  • Creative personality, strong customer orientation and structured attitudes to deliverables.
  • Strong safety, quality standards and cultural skills.
  • Demonstrated project management skills on experienced hires.
  • Good conceptual thinking skills, can translate complex concepts into clear communications.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform tasks, high drive in achieving results.
  • Well-developed feeling for business opportunities.


  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or relevant Scientific field.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

Find out how you can make an impact!
Check out our careers page for available opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you.

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