Chemical Engineer / Chemist
For our sister company, Octopus Fluids GmbH & Co. KG, www.octopus-fluids.de, we are looking for a hiring a chemical engineer / chemist.
As a Saxon company, Octopus Fluids GmbH & Co. KG develops and produces a variety of ink solutions for industry, commerce and end users. We are looking for a chemical engineer / chemist to develop inks for digital inkjet printing.
Planning and implementation of ink developments incl. Literature research, theoretical preliminary work and practical experiments in the laboratory
Development of basic formulations and optimization of ink
parameters on existing print head systems Design of a test environment and pressure tests
Accompaniment of development projects from laboratory scale to production (internal / external)
Determination of suppliers of raw materials, etc.
Raw material screening and approval of raw materials
Evaluation and acquisition of new analytical measurement methods
Preparation of data sheets and standard procedure
instructions Planning and execution of stability tests to ensure product quality
Cooperation with external testing institutes and development
partners Market observation from a technical point of view
Documentation of the development work
Product approvals for the sales
Successfully completed university degree in the field of chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science or comparable
knowledge in the field of dispersion production and characterization (eg surface tension, viscosity, density, long-term stability )
Experience in initiating, accompanying and coordinating R & D projects.
Analytical thinking and structured working methods
Sound computer and English skills.
High level of flexibility, creativity, initiative and social competence
Communication skills and negotiation skills
Willingness to travel