Development Engineer

Development Engineer


Akzo Nobel Industrial Coatings is a leading manufacturer of paints and coatings for industrial surface finishing. We provide beauty and protection to wood products such as windows, doors, cabinet, floors and furniture's. In Sweden we have approximately 300 employees at our office and production site in Sege/Malmö.

The Colour Team within Wood Coatings is responsible for ownership of technology platforms and large development projects. The working group holds the responsibility for development of colour matching in different technologies and stain development, this done in close cooperation with our Colour lab in Germany.

Main responsibilities
Are you ready to make an impact of our business and add value to our customers? To our Colour Group Team of five we are now looking for a Development Engineer within the segment of colour matching in translucent as opaque systems. You will be reporting to Manager in R&D Colour Group.

The daily work is taking place in both the laboratory and in the Technical Application Center where full scale application machinery is used to simulate customer processes. We work according to lab standard 14 (incl. ISO 9001, 14001) and according to 5S standard. The role involves discussing project needs, setting up, planning and executing experiments, analysis and formulations work. You will be part of and lead small or medium sized projects. The role includes travelling and you will spend some of your time visiting customers throughout Europe associated with customer related projects.

Your main responsibilities will include:
  • Colour matching
  • Technical support to customers, Sales technicians, Production and Suppliers in both Sweden and rest of Europe
  • Communicate and update system in relation to changes to internal and external Stakeholders
  • Follow the AkzoNobel safety rules
Job requirements/Candidate profile

To be successful in this position you need to have good cooperation skills and social competence. You are a self-starter with the ability to operate independently and proactively, giving consistent and stable performance. You are able to foster effective working relationships with a wide range of internal and external contacts.

Preferable you are a chemical engineer or a technichans within chemicals. You are well experienced as a Lab Technician. It is a must that you have good color vision. You are skillfull in Microsoft Word and Excel. You have excellent command of Swedish and English, both written and spoken.

What can AkzoNobel offer you?

If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

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Additional information

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis. Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We will review the applications continuously. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Anne Selmer, Team Leader OEM Colour, +46 73-435 24 40

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Christina Borin, Talent Acquisition Partner, +46 76-112 85 64

For unions related questions please contact:

Unionen, Jörgen Dahlgren +46 70-835 52 49

Akademiker, Johan Vihlborg +4670-883 56 37

If you have any general questions about your application or need assistance, please contact:

We are looking forward to your application!

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Mer info
Område Malmö stad
Yrkesroll Hälsa & Sjukvård, Medicinsk forskning & Laboratorieverksamhet, Teknik & Ingenjör, Ingenjör
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
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Om arbetsgivaren

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit