NonStop Recruitment
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Laboratory Manager, Water-Based Coatings, Freiburg, 80k

Laboratory Manager, Industrial Coatings, Line Management, Freiburg, 80-90k

A well renumerated Lab Manager position with management responsibility and a good product development pipeline working with a company dedicated to providing custom solutions to their clients, so they regularly formulate new coatings for different applications, allowing them to build upon existing accounts and expand their portfolio on a regular basis.

The company you will be working for have a close-knit team of 50 employees at their Freiburg site including the on-site R&D, production and sales departments, meaning that they have good cross-over between departments and employees have to get involved in different areas outside their core expertise, so you will maintain your technical role whilst geting a healthy level of commercial exposure, allowing you to broaden your skills and expertise.


  • Line Management of the R&D Laboratory Team of 3 employees

  • Development of new formulations for Industrial Coatings Applications

  • Maintaining close contact with the Technical Sales and Applications Engineers to ensure you can be reactive to customers needs and develop custom coatings on demand


  • Practical Training as a Lacklaborant or Lacktechniker or a Chemistry Degree

  • 5+ years experience in development of Coatings Formulations

  • Experience leading a team of at least 3 people

  • Fluent German

For a confidential discussion about this position or other opportunities in Technical Sales or R&D send an up to date Microsoft Word version of your CV to Arthur Mills at NonStop Chemical on or call me on +49 892 109 3363.

I am the specialist consultant for Research and Development in the Paints & Coatings Industry.

I offer positions from Associate to Director level with a focus on Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

If you are an R&D professional in Coatings and are looking for new opportunities then please contact me.

Elsewise, if you are looking for skilled individuals in this area to join your company then I would be happy to help.

NonStop Chemical is the specialist agency for recruitment in the Chemicals, Agrochemicals and Cosmetics Industries across Europe.

Having forged our reputation in REACh Regulatory Affairs over the last 7 years we offer clients and candidates industry leading service levels (verified by APSCo) and expert knowledge.

We have individual consultants specialising in R&D, Sales, REACh, Regulatory Affairs, EHS, Geotechnical, Geo-Environmental, Remediation, Contaminated Land, Ecology, Air Quality, Acoustics and Supply Chain.

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