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Louisville, KY, US

Category:  Manufacturing & Engineering Jobs

Technical Service Lab Technician

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world around you. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products; from interior coatings for airplanes and scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones, to corrosion protection for cars, and even printing inks for glossy magazines. We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world's leading industrial coatings resins company.

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Position overview

Are you interested in being part of a talented and dynamic team? We are looking for a chemist to work on solventborne and waterborne coatings. Main responsibilities of this role are to formulate and test paint, develop coating formulations and work with sales to solve customer problems. It also involves operating and maintaining test equipment and instrumentation. If you have experience with polymers, resins or coatings, we are waiting for your application!


  • Conduct bench work in the lab, formulate paint, spray coatings and test coatings performance. Utilize technical expertise to solve problems and interpret test data.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory instrumentation.
  • Carry out laboratory responsibilities in a safe and responsible manner and through proper usage of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Continuously develop and utilize technical skills and knowledge within areas of responsibility and related market segments.
  • Support sales and marketing organization in the business growth.
  • Provide technical support to customers as needed.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date laboratory notebook and project data files for historical analysis, record retrieval and customer support.

Required skills and experience

  • 1-3 years of industrial experience is necessary. Experience in formulation of coatings is advantageous.
  • Excellent working knowledge of laboratory equipment and computer literacy.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, oral and presentation skills
  • Strong results orientation
  • Ability to travel 5 to 10% of the time
  • Ability to work individually and as a team player
  • Demonstrate integrity, honesty and reliability


  • Bachelors/Masters in chemistry desired. 
  • Specialization in polymers/coatings and undergraduate/graduate research experience is a plus.

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.

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Check out our career page for available opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you.



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