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Do you want to be part of the professional R&D environment at Jotun? Then this is your opportunity! As a technician in R&D, you will work closely with chemists and participate in the development, testing and evaluation of Powder Coatings. You will be part of a professional and vibrant environment and your workplace will be in our new Research and Development Center located at our headquarters in Sandefjord.

Jotun Powder Coatings promotes innovative products to meet increasing global demand for coatings solutions free of Volatile Organic Compounds. These products range from beautiful and durable coatings for buildings facades, high performance anti-corrosion coatings that provide long-lasting steel protection in any climate, coatings with wide range of colours, texture and metallic finishes for appliance and furniture, to game changing powder coatings for natural and engineered wood.

Our team works with Powder Coating products designed to protect steel from corrosion. Our tasks include maintaining current and developing new products for pipelines and general industry steel. This position involves systematic laboratory work guided by a chemist.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and test the department’s products in accordance with a request from the chemist and/or plan.
  • Work together with chemist, in developing, testing and evaluating paint/binder/raw materials.
  • Participate in project work and project groups with professional and practical support.
  • Report results continuously, in writing and orally, also create simple standard reports, to ensure that stakeholders are informed.
  • Knowledge and use of necessary safety equipment as described and to take into consideration general safety, this includes being able to understand content and the meaning of safety data sheets.
  • Ensure that the necessary raw materials, packaging and other laboratory equipment are available to ensure an effective work environment.
  • Assist the chemist in developing and maintaining products by making, testing and evaluating paint/binder/raw materials to contribute in reaching the goals of the R&D plan.
  • Attend to the daily order in the laboratory so that the workspace is tidy, safe and pleasant.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned in the laboratory.
  • High School and approved certificate chemical laboratory/process, graduates are welcome to apply
  • Preferably with experience as technician in chemical laboratory
  • English proficiency - intermediate to good
Personal qualities:
  • Acts on own initiative, makes things happen and accepts responsibility for the results.
  • Adheres to company rules and procedures; executes plans with commitment and determination; achieves high quality results.
  • Uses a methodical and systematic approach; plans ahead, defines clear priorities and allocates resources effectively.
  • Creates a stable and re-assuring work atmosphere; supports and encourages team in difficult times; is firm and reliable.
  • Demonstrates specialist knowledge and expertise in own area; participates in continuous professional development.
  • Co-operates well with others; shares knowledge, experience and information; supports others in the pursuit of team goals.
What We Offer:
  • Competitive compensation and benefits.
  • Continuous learning opportunities and training activities through on-the-job training and our in-house learning Jotun Academy.
  • Career development opportunities across multiple disciplines and geographies.
  • Leaders who focus on engaging and enabling their team, proven by consistently high employee feedback scores.
  • A supportive and inclusive company culture where you can be your authentic self. We are always striving to live our values: Loyalty, Care, Respect, Boldness.
  • A focus on having fun together through team buildings and social activities.
Questions about the position?
Please contact: Maxim Mitrokhin


Jotun A/S

Contract type:
Time Type:
Full time

Jotun West Europe/Scandinavia Region (WESCA) have 14 legal entities with 5 production facilities, 795 employees working in the Marine, Protective, Powder and Decorative markets. The Region is committed to an ambitious growth strategy. We believe that real value in our companies is our employees, both as individuals and as teams. We focus on providing our employees with meaningful and challenging work, rewarding them through continued learning and development, driven by our values of Loyalty, Care, Respect and Boldness. WE make it happen!
Our brand new headquarters, which includes a state-of-the-art R&D center is situated on the seaside in Sandefjord. We provide a wide range of career opportunities, within areas such as finance and administration, IT, sales and marketing, supply chain, engineering, technical, and research and development.
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to know more about life at Jotun.
Jotun’s company culture welcomes and values differences in people. Our more than 10,200 employees on all continents represent 90 nationalities, four generations and diversity of professions, gender, abilities, ethnicities, beliefs, cultures etc. We are committed to represent the societies we operate in, promoting equality, equity and zero-tolerance for discrimination.
If you are applying to a position and require any additional support in the interview process, please let us know how we can accommodate this.
If you think that this role is what you could be doing next, apply now!
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Deadline: 08-07-2023

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