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Coatings Chemist

Posted 24 January by Whitehall Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Coatings Chemists - Non-woven/Textiles/Paper

Whitehall is recruiting for a number of polymer coatings chemists across the UK in order to develope innovative processes for the production and commercialization of eco-friendly materials and fabrics. The required polymer coatings chemist will have an indepth knowledge of polyurethane waterbased coatings for the development and production of new systems and processes.


  • Design, formulate and development of new solvent free systems.
  • Transfer of new solvent free systems into production and support full-scale manufacture.
  • Write specifications for production and quality control.
  • Improve existing processes to reduce wastage and increase quality.
  • Liaise with customers and participate in trials at customer sites.

Candidate Profile

  • Experience in the development of waterbased coatings particular in the textiles, nonwoven, paper or leather industry.
  • Able to manage projects and be an effective contributor to multidiscipline teams.
  • Candidates must have commercial acrumen, an innovative mindset and be able to work on many projects concurrently.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent written and spoken English is essential.

In return our client is offering a highly competitive salary and benefits package with opportunity for career and personal development. Assistance will be provided for relocation if required.

Required skills

  • Coatings
  • Polyurethane
  • Technical Textiles
  • Textile
  • Chemists

Reference: 34308952

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