Now we are hiring a Senior Researcher in advanced chemical textile materials:

Primary functions:

  • Execution and technical management of national and international projects
  • Follow up of the actions with suppliers and clients
  • Bibliographic search and description of the latest researches through state of the art reports
  • Research and development tasks inside the chemical lab, related to the preparation of new formulations for chemical textile products with different functional properties: hydrophobia, oleophobia, fire-resistant, etc.
  • Selection of materials for new formulation development (resins, solvents, additives, functional particles, etc) according to technical requirements
  • Formulation application through different techniques such as foulard, scraper coating, stamping, spray, etc.
  • Characterization of the developed formulations and coating: physicochemical analysis, rheological, functionality evaluation, etc.
  • Data analysis
  • Conclusions and recommendation reports
  • New proposals writing in the field of dye and finishing and coating textile formulation

Education and Job requirements:

Textile/Chemical engineering or BSc in Chemistry

Additional education:

  • PhD or MSc in paper and textile engineering adds value
  • Knowledge in dye and textile finishing formulation, including materials, processes and techniques characterization for textile materials, colorants, finishing and coatings. Problem solving and data analysis
  • Previous experience with industrial clients and other technological and research centers. Negotiation skills

Professional experience:

Previous experience in dying and chemical products formulation for application in fiber materials (textile, paper) will be a plus, it applies for both the R&D departments of national and international companies and for technological centers.

Competences:

Fast learning skills, analysis and synthesis, resilience and adaptability, team work ability, good communication skills (oral and written), responsibility, drive and creativity

Languages:

Catalan/Spanish

English is essential

Other languages (German, French) will be a plus

 Software:

Office (advanced user)

We offer:

  • Immediate start
  • Full time position, 8 hours flexible working day
  • Salary according to the candidate (skills and background)