Chemical Engineer / Chemist

Location
Germany (DE)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
20 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Specialism
Chemicals, Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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. 

Your tasks:
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 

Your profile:
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

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