R&D Executive: Chakan

| Chākan, Pune, Mahārāshtra, IND
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Company Description

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its more than 27,500 employees generated annual sales of CHF 11.2 billion in 2023.

Job Description

Title : R&D Executive

Department: R&D

Location : Chakan, Pune

Reports To : R&D Manager


Company Profile

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a globally leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protection in the building sector and automotive industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 103 countries around the world and, in over 400 factories, produces innovative technologies for customers worldwide. In doing so, it plays a crucial role in enabling the transformation of the construction and vehicle industries toward greater environmental compatibility. With more than 33,000 employees, the company generated sales of CHF 11.2 billion in 2023.

Overview

This position will be responsible to develop new formulation based on local requirements / adapt Sika formulation for local manufacturing in accordance with PCP procedures, assisting in the scale up from Laboratory scale to full production, optimizing of production efficiency, developing test methods, quality control criteria and manufacturing instructions for chemicals, Adhesives & Sealants.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adapt new formulations based on local requirements – Sealants and Adhesives.
  • Set up laboratory equipment and instrumentation needed for tests with minimal supervision.
  • Designing and executing laboratory/application testing of Global Business projects according to Sika’s standard procedures.
  • Work out of additional technical data such as weatherability, chemical resistance / compatibility, other relevant material properties.
  • Document the results of the tests in form of a test report in a professional matter.
  • Assist in the scale up from laboratory scale to full production.
  • Place order to Test Centre and other internal or external units for specific tests.
  • Manage the projects as per Sika PCP guidelines.
  • Recognise irregularities, product problems, etc and communicate it properly.
  • Consult with the Senior Technical and R&D Colleagues regarding lab projects/activity and provide appropriate follow-up.


Education:

B.Sc. in chemistry, Polymers, Sciences


Experience:


Minimum of 2 to 4 years’ experience in R&D, Application Test, customer support, technical service in relevant market field of Specialty Chemicals, Adhesives and Sealants ( Preferably Polyurethane / SMP / Epoxy / Acrylics ).


Skills:


  • Hands on experience in product development of adhesive, sealants and coatings.
  • Strong collaborator and team player.
  • Good communication in English.



Knowledge:


  • Proficient in MS Office, DoE, etc.
  • Methodical and accurate documentation.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.


Qualifications

Education:

B.Sc. in chemistry, Polymers, Sciences

Additional Information

We provide Transport facility to Chakan plant

More Information on Sika
Sika operates in the Chemical industry. The company is located in Seattle, Washington . It has 15576 total employees. To see all 124 open jobs at Sika, click here.
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