Coloplast · Publicerad 5 mars

Senior Adhesive Scientist

Join a passionate team
At the Coloplast Global R&D organization in Humlebæk, Denmark, you will join the adhesive department consisting of highly skilled specialists, technicians, and students. We are material experts who focus on the performance of pressure sensitive adhesives in product and technology development projects to provide the best solutions for our users. Since we are co-located in the product development projects, we keep close contact to discuss our work, share our experience and use each other as a sounding board for new ideas.

"Adhesives offers a dynamic working environment with dedicated colleagues and engaging projects balancing rich scientific content with practical solutions for improving the user experience and facilitating personal development" Says Irakli Javakhishvili, Senior Scientist

Facilitate great adhesive performance for user-driven innovations
As senior adhesive scientist with polymer chemistry expertise, you help develop and formulate new pressure sensitive adhesives for ostomy care appliances. You focus on the interaction between user and the skin adhesive as you transform user needs into specific, technical and measurable requirements and innovations. Specifically, you will be part of the product development phases. You will also be involved in identifying and testing new materials, typically in collaboration with colleagues and external partners from universities or the polymer industry.

Experienced polymer scientist
As a senior adhesive scientist, you are expected to have deep knowledge about pressure sensitive adhesives with a background in polymer chemistry or polymer physics. You enjoy spending time in the laboratory to develop and thoroughly test new solutions. While your curious nature drives you to understand the needs of the end-user and try out new ideas, you know how to balance product performance parameters to make the right, data-driven decision. Cross-functional project work is inspiring to you, and you communicate your knowledge effortlessly to colleagues and laymen alike.
  • You have a technical background as Master of Science in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry, focusing on polymers
  • You have 5+ years of experience with polymers in relation to product development
  • You have a strong knowledge of pressure sensitive adhesives and polymer chemistry or polymer physics
  • It is an advantage if you have knowledge about pressure sensitive adhesive relevant test methods
  • You communicate effortlessly in English
On a personal level, you are comfortable within the boundaries of R&D projects where routines are rare and others rely on your initiatives to make things happen. At the same time, you are curious, open-minded, and like to share knowledge with people around you.

Need more information
For more information, please contact Henrik Edvardsen, Director of Adhesives +45 4911 1465

Please submit your application no later than April 2nd, we will run the recruiting process continuously calling relevant candidates in before and after the end date.

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with very private and personal medical conditions. Employing more than 10.000 people and with products available in more than 130 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward - we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things. Curiosity works here.
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