AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.
Are you interested of work in an inspiring environment, side by side with engineers developing the concepts and technology of the coating solutions of tomorrow? You might be our next intern at our R&D department!
AkzoNobel in Malmö are now looking for interns for shorter projects fall/winter 2019. The internships grants an excellent opportunity to experience working for the R&D department of an international business in the coating industry. All interns will be part of on-going development projects. The subject of the internship may be different depending on current projects. Subjects ranges from polymer synthesis via coating formulation and application, to test method development. Polymer synthesis projects aim at developing new polymers with improved mechanical properties by evaluating new chemistries. Coating formulation projects intend to investigate changes in end-use properties of the coating such as durability and chemical resistance, caused by differences in formulation recipes and external environment. Development of test methods ranges from validation of new instruments with novel metrics to improvement of currently used test methods.
Job requirements/Candidate profile
Who are you?
- Internships are targeted at Master’s students in chemical engineering or similar educations.
- A background in organic chemistry and polymer chemistry is a must.
- Knowledge about coatings, surface chemistry, colloidals, statistics and chemometrics is meritorious.
- As a student you should be dedicated, independent and eager to learn.
- Fluent in English both written and spoken.
We want you to submit the following in your application:
- Cover letter
For more information about our internship please contact Tobias Svenson, Development Engineer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about your application please contact Felicia Lindbom, Talent Acquisition Partner, Felicia.email@example.com
More about us
Akzo Nobel Industrial Coatings is a leading manufacturer of paints and coatings for industrial surface finishing. We provide beauty and protection to wood products such as windows, doors, cabinet, floors and furniture’s. In Sweden we have approximately 300 employees at our office and production site in Sege/Malmö.
The Global Development Teams within Wood Coatings is responsible for ownership of technology platforms and large development projects globally. The working group holds the responsibility for development of UV curing and waterborne technologies for interior coatings. A global development group for exterior coatings within Wood Coatings also exists on site.
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