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Shanghai, CN

Category:  Research Jobs

TS 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.

Position overview

The general purpose of this position is to assume the responsibilities as a Chemist in Technical Service department for Automotive, Industrial, and Protective coatings markets. The Chemist will develop paint formulas based on new resins and existing resins and provide technical support to both our resin customers and the synthesis laboratory.  This support is in the field of paint technology and involves formulation, testing, evaluation and problem solving in coatings. The emphasis is on Automotive markets (OEM/VR/Plastics), Rheology and New Technologies.

  • Conducts own bench work in the lab, formulates paint, spray coatings and tests coatings performance. Utilizes technical expertise to solve problems and interpret test data.
  • Maintains accurate, up-to-date documentation related to current and future experimental products and development projects so as to protect allnex Resins’ technical assets and maintain quality control (ISO) compliance.
  • Interfaces/Communicates with customers and Sales/Marketing personnel to support sales and marketing efforts.
  • Visits customers to promote resins, new technologies and provides technical guidance.
  • Communicates with customers to promote resins, new technologies and provides technical guidance. Visits customers when necessary.
  • Investigates customer complaints and problems. Provides technical service to the customers when required.
  • Participates in product training for customers and distributors.
  • Partners with project teams to facilitate development of paint formulations for new and existing resins.
  • Maintains a safe and regulatory-compliant laboratory work environment through proper maintenance and use of laboratory facilities and equipment and the wearing of proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Confers with scientists and engineers regarding research, and prepares technical papers and reports.
  • Performs additional duties as required.
Required skills and experience
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply with science in chemistry/chemical engineering/polymers/coatings background.
  • Or 5-15 years of product development and formulation experience in automotive coatings, high end industrial coatings, and/or protective coatings is desired.
  • Demonstrated strength in formulation of solvent borne and high solids coatings will be a plus.
  • Experience in interacting with customers and solving customer problems.
  • Solid background in resin technologies related to a broad variety of coatings.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellent working knowledge of laboratory equipment and PC literacy.
  • Expected Travel ~ 20-30% (mainly domestic with occasional international)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Science. Specialization in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Polymers/Coatings is a plus
We offer

• Safe working environment 
• Competitive salary with great benefits
• Health insurance 
• Professional development opportunities 
• Friendly and professional atmosphere 

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be given equal consideration, regardless of race, sex, age, color, national origin, marital status, religion, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other status or class that is protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Any answers to questions on this Application will not be used to discriminate against any applicant. If you have a concern in this area, please notify the Human Resources Department

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