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Paint Chemist

  • Location:

    Baghdad

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

  • Job ref:

    3876

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-02-17

mselect is looking for a Paint Chemist for an industrial client in Baghdad, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in the development of paint and coatings. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job Title
Our company is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Paint Chemist to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a solid educational background in Chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer chemistry, coatings, or a related field, along with a minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in paint and coatings development.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop paint formulations and coatings, and modify existing recipes to meet industry specifications and methods
  • Conduct research on new and existing paint formulas, perform paint testing, and ensure timely and accurate data reporting to supervisors
  • Interact with production teams to resolve manufacturing and scale-up issues, and investigate product complaints to enhance overall product quality
  • Provide technical support for product transfer, raw material approval, and method development
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment, strictly adhering to safety protocols, and efficiently organizing projects
  • Collaborate closely with other team members on paint testing and analytical projects, sharing knowledge and expertise to support the successful progress of the lab
  • Ensure that products consistently meet quality standards and specifications, providing technical support for quality and production teams

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer chemistry, coatings, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in the development of paint and coatings
  • Proven expertise in formulating and modifying paint recipes to meet industry standards
  • Strong research skills, including the ability to conduct comprehensive testing and report data accurately
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and the ability to maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with team members
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to producing high-quality results

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.
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