Adhesives R&D Technician - 14.03.2023

DUNA-Corradini S.p.A. is looking for an Adhesives R&D Technician who will report to the R&D Manager. The candidate is a graduate with at least 2-3 years of experience in formulation research and product development in modernly structured chemical companies in the industrial adhesives industry. The role will be proactively involved in the process of innovation and improvement of DUNA products, contributing to the definition of development and products’ characterization methods and to the consolidation of company technical know-how.
Main responsibilities

1. Research into new technologies and formulation methodologies for the development of innovative products and /or the improvement of existing products and processes
2. Development and implementation of new or improved analysis techniques and performance evaluation methods to find application solutions that meet the specific needs of customers and markets
3. Explore and experiment to find new applications for adhesives developed
4. Provide technical support to different business functions:

- Commercial, to develop new applications, provide testing and technical assistance to customers pre/post-sales

- Production, for the industrialization of new products and constant assistance to the production process

- Quality, for the definition of new products’ control and validation specifications and in the initiatives of continuous process improvement

- Purchasing, for the evaluation of new chemical raw materials and new suppliers

- Marketing, in the development and promotion of technical and information sheets for conferences, fairs and events


5. Master Degree in Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry or Materials Engineering
6. Knowledge of the formulation chemistry and the operating principles of adhesives
7. Knowledge of the performance characteristics of adhesives for specific industrial uses, as well as their instrumental characterization
8. Ability to analyze data and prepare technical reports and supports
9. Knowledge of the phases and activities that make up the process of developing new products and maintaining the existing technological portfolio
10. Excellent knowledge of English, written and spoken
11. Availability for trips abroad to company branches and customer sites
12. Propensity for innovation and continuous search for improvement
13. Excellent predisposition to teamwork

Place of work: Soliera (MO)

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