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R&D Scientist

R&D Scientist


Within the AOC R&D department in Zwolle we are looking for a new colleague. We are strengthening our innovation efforts in customer and manufacturing support and strategic fields like Styrene-free and Carbon Fiber Composites.

We currently have a vacancy for a scientist in our application laboratory. As R&D scientist you will work in international and multi-disciplinary teams. You perform and/ or support application experiments for innovation projects, technical service and/ or manufacturing support.



  • Lead and participate in product/ technology development projects in close contact with R&D and business management
  • Formulate and test newly developed resins
  • Provide support for new product launches and inquiries from internal as well as external customers
  • Maintain and operate specialized laboratory equipment. Keep equipment and other utilities in good conditions
  • Take care of laboratory logistics and housekeeping
  • Regular reporting and good project administration
  • Comply fully to responsibilities and authorities on safety and quality


R&D Scientist

We Look For

  • Polymer Chemist: M.Sc. with at least 3 years or with at least 6 years of working experience in industrial composite/ polymer research
  • Experience with leading product development projects is required: proven track record in leading/ coordinating projects
  • Required knowledge: studies on cure behavior and relevant analytical tools, formulations, structure-property relations
  • Willingness to perform and/ or learn composite application (formulation, lamination, testing)
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills with excellent customer service and “can do“ mentality
  • Pro-active attitude and hands-on mentality


We Offer

  • Motivating and challenging position in an international company
  • Very competitive salary package based on your profile
  • Full time position

Our Company

AOC is the leading global supplier of specialty resins and solutions which enable customers to create robust, durable, and versatile products and components for applications in Coatings and Protective Barriers, Colorants and Visual Effects, Adhesives and Specialties, and Composite resins. With strong capabilities worldwide in manufacturing and science, the company works closely with customers to deliver unrivaled quality, service, and reliability for today and create innovative solutions for tomorrow. Partner with AOC, and we will work together to find the right solutions for your business. AOC, Trusted Solutions

AOC headquarters are based in Collierville (TN, USA) and Schaffhausen (Switzerland). To learn more, visit

Our Company Culture Elements

  • Deliver on Performance
  • Demonstrate Passion for Customers
  • Find New Opportunities
  • Speed to Value
  • Act as One Team


R&D Scientist



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