Process Development Chemist Inks


Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemi-cals, Huntsman today has 13,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide.

Job Description

• Develop production processes for new inks on base of a lab formulation process (LVO) including: 

      - Feasibility

      - Scale-up

      - Cost estimation

• Introduction into ink jet production

• Trouble shooting

• Support Ink jet Research group by providing purified raw materials (dyes)

• Leading the lab for process development with one lab technician

Desired Skills and Expertise

• Chemist or Chemical Engineer

• Solid know how and experience in developing dispersions for inkjet inks, familiar with industrial milling, filtration and ultrafiltration processes

• Track record of processes and product development in manufacturing area

• Familiar with relevant colloidal characterization techniques.

• Familiar with dye purification processes.

Sound know-how in formulations of dyes and inks (laboratory & plant) are required as well as effective spoken and written German and English knowledge. The candidate has good communication and presentation skills, a good grasp of project management and solid leadership skills.