Flint Group is a leading global supplier to the labels, packaging and print media industries. We employ 6500 specialists in 140 locations in about 50 countries around the world. Our inks are used to produce labels, shrink sleeves and packaging for the biggest and most recognizable consumer brands and we offer our customers a unique portfolio of system solutions and technical service.
We are now about to start up a new initiative, to which we are looking for a R&D and Process Technology Engineer, with the responsibility to drive and implement important improvements to our existing product portfolio and to create new innovative products that will support our growth targets. In this role we expect that you provide industry leadership through the development of innovative products and processes that will enable successful results for our customers.
Professional and motivated employees ensure our success, thus working with us gives the possibility to grow professionally and personally. Are you up for the challenge?
In this role you will lead or be part of smaller project teams (1 to 3 people) involving interaction with different functions as needed to complete the work. This also mean that you will navigate through the defined project structure with multiple stakeholders to secure efficient project execution. As a part of this you will complete assigned projects and communicate the results through internal documents, customer trial reports, technical data sheets and presentations.
Collaboration is key for success and thus you will work with a range of different competences within the company. You will work closely together with the Production team and have an active contribution to the investigation/development of new process technologies that will improve efficiency, quality, and cost.
Research & Development:
On a daily basis, you will utilize your technical and chemical knowledge to develop products, including formulating new ink systems, optimising existing products, and/or make technical recommendations to sales or technical personnel.
As a part of the role, you will be responsible for project tasks, ranging from feasibility to product launch, including lab work according to standard test methods and implementation in manufacturing and Quality Control. Furthermore, you will participate in batch-up and related documentation and contribute to proper description of scale up processes.
Sustainability is deeply engrained in our values and the way we do business. Thus, acting within our global regulatory environment and securing sustainable solutions for our customers is an important part of this role.
To be successful in this role we expect you to have MSc in Organic Chemistry with 3 to 5 years of experience in R&D and Process Technologies (Upscaling & Production), with preference for a PhD in Organic Chemistry.
You do have know-how about UV curable technology and competence within “structure-properties” relations, e.g., which raw materials are needed for achieving a certain physical property in the final product.
Strong orientation for process and procedures across lab testing as well as project management, is a must.
Furthermore, we expect the ideal candidate to:
absorb new technology quickly
have an analytical mind-set, being able to decompose complex matters to its individual building blocks
be a true team player that acknowledges others contribution, by listening, consulting and discussion with others
have an open mindset to different cultures
have dedication, passion, and high energy level
have good communication skills including translating “chemical language” into “non-chemical”, fully understandable language
be pro-active and hands-on
be results oriented
be fluent in English both verbally and in written
Please apply by uploading your CV and cover letter through the application form. Flint Group is a global company, thus please note that we need your application to be written in English.
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, but no later than June 1st 2021. The selection process will be run in parallel and thus the position may be filled previous to this. Please note we do not accept applications via e-mail.
All enquiries are treated confidentially. For more information about the role or the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact senior recruiter Johanna Isberg, firstname.lastname@example.org, +46 705 84 33 83.
We look forward to your application!
// Peter, kandidat
// Johanna kandidat