Chemist for Interior&Specialities Powder

Chemist for Interior&Specialities Powder
Bli kjent med JOTUN

Does Powder Coatings technologies for Interior&Specialities sound interesting? 

Then you could be the resource we are looking for. And we could be the workplace you have looked for. 
Your workplace will be at our brand-new headquarters’ state of the art R&D center, in Sandefjord, Norway. You will be part of an exciting workplace, where more than 200 great employees are attached to R&D-related tasks. 

Duties and responsibilities

Develop and maintain products and technologies within the powder coatings area allowing Powder Segment to meet its strategic goals, ensuring and strengthening the position as market and technology leader.

Act as the Technical Leader for projects assigned by the R&D Management as well as managing resources within the R&D department in accordance to relevant regulations and guidelines.

Contribute professionally to increase internal competence and act as external representative for technology competence within the powder coatings field.


What does a typical month of work look like? You would probably have encountered some of these tasks:

Act as Technical Leader for assigned innovation and technology projects.
Plan and execute activities on innovation and technology projects assigned by the R&D Management.
Formulate, test and evaluate powder recipes in accordance to relevant requirements and standards.
Perform tasks on maintenance of existing products, formulation handbooks and evaluation of new/alternative raw materials.
Systematically document, analyse and report results from development and maintenance work, make conclusions and recommendations.
Develop and implement test methods relevant to evaluation of product performance, contributing efficiency and quality of the development process.
Recipe responsibility for assigned brands.
Be a technical resource for customer support, commercial and production teams within the area of responsibility.
Make and hold technical presentations internally and externally and give advice within own subject.
Follow up on market needs, competitors, new technology and trends.
Search for and make use of relevant knowledge, be one step ahead.
Lead and manage assigned laboratory technicians.
Take initiative to improve the way we work with respect to procedure and routines.


You have an MSc or PhD in organic, polymer or material chemistry.

English is our work language.

Please describe in your application what part of your background you find most relevant for this position.

Personal qualities

We think these traits are familiar to you:
initiative & responsibility
systematic approach
analysis & judgment
professional expertise
constructive teamwork.

We can offer

A friendly and supportive culture. Jotun is a large and dynamic global community present in over 100 countries. At Jotun we are part of a caring global family. It is an informal work environment with few hierarchies. We are always striving to live our values. Loyalty. Care. Respect. Boldness. 

Extensive opportunities for professional and personal development, both through on-the-job training and Jotun Academy. At Jotun we want to develop long-term relationships with our employees and therefore we put a strong focus into nurturing people in building their career with us. 

A professional and supportive work environment with focus on continuous improvement and innovation. Our story is one of innovating and reinventing processes and concepts with the purpose of creating better and sustainable products that will have an impact in the world.    

Exciting challenges in a growing company with excellent ?nancial results. We are growing steadily and the financial strength this gives us allows us to invest in research and development to create new innovative products and to invest on people and in the support of local communities. 

Om arbeidsgiveren

Jotun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The Group has 65 companies and 39 production facilities around the world, and more than 10 000 employees. Jotun is represented in more than 100 countries through own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. The Jotun Group’s sales in 2019 was NOK 19.652 billion. The Jotun Group is organised into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.

Hystadveien 167, 3209 Sandefjord
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Spørsmål om stillingen

Mette Grorud Winsnes
R&D Manager – Powder Products
979 83 336
Kjetil Aaanonsen
Senior HR Officer
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Sist endret 26. mar. 2021 14:34

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