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R&D inkjet chemist

Req ID:  17344
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Prilly_Floris (CH01), Switzerland

Department:  Research & Development (50000104)
Job Family:  R&D

SICPA - Together with you we achieve excellence!


To strengthen our very dynamic team, we are looking for a:To strengthen our very dynamic team, we are looking for a:


 R&D inkjet chemist




  • Developing new inkjet inks according to strategy from R&D stage to industrialization
  • Becoming the technical responsible for a part of product portfolio, being able to support manufacturing, operations and customers
  • Exploring new applications and concepts of digital printing in the business fields of the company
  • Collaborating efficiently with other services within the company (R&D, marketing, sales, manufacturing) to assure fast and efficient project implementation
  • Keeping track of developments through accurate documentation
  • Being able to travel to visit customers, or support printing tests ( Maximum 10 % of the time)




  • Minimum 5 years of experience in inkjet inks formulation for drop on demand piezo printheads, preferably for waterbased inks (experience in UV curable inks is welcomed).
  • Confirmed experience in industrialization of inkjet inks, from raw materials selection to milling technologies and filtration
  • Demonstrated capability of using dedicated laboratory instrumentation like drop watchers and print stations
  • Capable of running several R&D projects with full autonomy as project manager, according to laboratory/security inks service objectives
  • Basic understanding of analogue printing and coating technologies is a must
  • Experience in continuous inkjet or basic knowledge of simple system integration (software, electronics, printheads) is considered as a plus
  • Capable of remain lucid and calm under stress conditions
  • Team player, able to communicate openly and to accept discussions with fairness and keen to be challenged 
  • At ease in adapting to changing priorities related to projects and customers
  • Capable of communicating/ presenting sensitive information both internally and externally
  • University degree in science or engineering (bachelor degree minimum)
  • Good command of English (minimum B2)




  • Our success comes from our highly skilled and talented employees
  • Respectful entrepreneurship and long-term vision are key for success
  • Our people contribute to a more secure world
  • Diversity at all levels of an organization is a strength


We offer an exciting and challenging role, with great potential for personal development within a unique organization in a fascinating and fast-growing industry. Your file will be handled with upmost confidentiality and discretion.


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